Scientists work toward more reliable prediction of South Asian summer monsoon rainfall for the upcoming 15-30 years

The South Asian summer monsoon (SASM) provides the principal water supply for over a billion people.…

Prehistoric hyenas and humans share migration patterns

New research into the evolutionary history and prehistoric migrations of hyenas reveals surprising similarities between hyenas…

First-time direct proof of chemical reactions in particulates

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have developed a new method to analyse particulate matter…

Semi-metal compound could treat foal pneumonia without promoting drug resistant bacteria

Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at Texas A&M University and the University of Georgia may have discovered…

Bee lawns generate national buzz

Bees are excellent dancers. When a forager bee alights upon an Eden of pollen and nectar,…

Silicon-graphene hybrid plasmonic waveguide photodetectors beyond 1.55 μm

Silicon photonics are known as a key technology for modern optical communications at the near infrared…

Lower-sodium turkey breast wins sensory test over full-salt option

University of Massachusetts Amherst food scientists produced a lower-salt processed turkey that consumers in a blind…

Hornwort genomes could lead to crop improvement

Some 500 million years ago—when our continents were likely connected in a single land mass and…

How plants sound the alarm about danger

Just like humans and other animals, plants have hormones. One role of plant hormones is to…

Long-term analysis shows GM cotton no match for insects in India

Genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton produces its own insecticide. The seeds were introduced in India in…