Nature

Honey, I ate the kids: The sweet side of filial cannibalism
6:20am, 16th April, 2019

Honey, I ate the kids: The sweet side of filial cannibalism

(Frontiers) Why do some animals eat or abandon their offspring? According to researchers at the University of Tennessee and the University of Oxford, these might actually be forms of parental care.Published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, thei...
North Atlantic warming hole impacts jet stream
2:18pm, 15th April, 2019

North Atlantic warming hole impacts jet stream

(Penn State) The North Atlantic warming hole (NAWH), a region of reduced warming located in the North Atlantic Ocean, significantly affects the North Atlantic jet stream in climate simulations of the future, according to a team of researchers.
Microplastics Are Blowing in the Wind
1:52pm, 15th April, 2019

Microplastics Are Blowing in the Wind

Atmospheric currents are transporting plastic pollution into remote, pristine areas, showing the global nature of the problem-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
We now know how insects and bacteria control ice
2:11pm, 12th April, 2019

We now know how insects and bacteria control ice

(University of Utah) in a paper published today in the Journal of the American Chemical Society University of Utah professor Valeria Molinero and her colleagues show how key proteins produced in bacteria and insects can either promote or inhibit the...