Environment

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New tool aims to assist military logistics in evacuating noncombatants

New tool aims to assist military logistics in evacuating...

Researchers have developed a computational model that can be used to expedite military...

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Sugar-poor diets wreak havoc on bumblebee queens' health

Sugar-poor diets wreak havoc on bumblebee queens' health

A new study shows that without adequate sugar, a bumblebee queen's fat body, which...

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Big data helps farmers adapt to climate variability

Big data helps farmers adapt to climate variability

A new study has precisely quantified soil and landscape features and spatial and...

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A better way to detect underground water leaks

A better way to detect underground water leaks

Researchers propose a new way to locate water leaks within the tangle of aging pipes...

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New method converts carbon dioxide to methane at low temperatures

New method converts carbon dioxide to methane at low temperatures

Scientists developed a new method to convert carbon dioxide to methane with an electric...

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Bacterium makes complicated loops

Bacterium makes complicated loops

The magnetotactic bacterium Magnetococcus marinus swims with the help of two bundles...

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Melting properties determine biological functions of cuticular hydrocarbon layer of ants

Melting properties determine biological functions of cuticular...

The bodies of ants are covered with wax-like substances known as cuticular hydrocarbons...

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Breaking down stubborn molecules in the ocean

Breaking down stubborn molecules in the ocean

Seawater is more than just saltwater. The ocean is a veritable soup of chemicals.

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Complex pattern of ancient immigration from Africa, Asia and Europe

Complex pattern of ancient immigration from Africa, Asia...

Anthropologists have found out that prehistoric migration from Africa, Asia and...

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Big data could yield big discoveries in archaeology

Big data could yield big discoveries in archaeology

Centuries of archaeological research on the Inca Empire has netted a veritable library...