Articles by Shweta Iyer

snow
Snowfall and Global Warming: Less Snow May Cause Rivers to Go Dry
May 18, 2014 13:07 PM E
Snowfall contributes water to nearby water sources, but as global warming reduces the occurrence of snow, these rivers may go dry.
light
Creating Matter From Light: 80-Year-Old Theory Comes To Fruition, Ready For Experiments
May 18, 2014 13:05 PM E
For 80 years, scientists have mulled over a theory on how to create matter from light. Now, they've figure out how to apply the theory in experiments.
timema
Evolution Of A Stick Insect: How Environments Influence Speciation
May 17, 2014 14:56 PM E
Looking to see how different environments influenced the way one species evolves into two different ones, scientists looked at a Californian stick insect.
lightning
Solar Winds Contribute To Lightning Strikes On Earth
May 17, 2014 13:33 PM E
Although it's long been known that lightning is caused by electrical charges produced in clouds, scientists have now discovered that they're also created by the Sun's solar winds.
mouse
‘Heavy Mouse’, Fed On a Diet Of Isotopes May Be the Key To Generating Tissues In Lab
May 16, 2014 17:07 PM E
Scientists have developed the world's first 'heavy mouse'.
Ultracold Atom Vacuum System
Ultracold Atoms Used To Develop Quantum Simulator
May 15, 2014 16:18 PM E
Researchers have created quantum simulations with ultracold atoms.
octopus
Why Don't Octopus Tentacles Suction Their Own Bodies? Scientists Know.
May 15, 2014 13:21 PM E
Why don't octopus tentacles suction their own bodies? Scientists know.
primates
What Factors Influence Patience In Primates?
May 15, 2014 10:43 AM E
Patience is acquired not just by practice, but through genes during evolution.
giant sperm
Gigantic Sperm Belonging To Tiny Prehistoric Shrimp Discovered
May 15, 2014 09:52 AM E
Millions of years ago, tiny shrimp similar to modern day ones lived in pools of water and like the modern ones had huge sperm coiled up within their testes.
nitrogen
Reducing Dangerous Effects Of Nitrogen With Mitigation Efforts
May 13, 2014 17:48 PM E
A recent study analyzed mitigation efforts that can reduce nitrogen pollution by half.
eu fish discard
Europe’s Ban On Discarding Unwanted Fish Could Do More Harm Than Good
May 13, 2014 17:30 PM E
The European Union's fish discard ban, which bans the practice of dumping tons of unwanted fish back into the sea may not be the right solution to improve dwindling fish stocks.
oil spill
Deepwater Horizon’s Oil-Eating Microbes May Have Eaten Less Oil Than We Expected
May 11, 2014 13:13 PM E
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was the worst in history, but while oil-eating microbes were supposedly eating all the dangerous gas out of the water, they may not have been doing as good a job as we thought.
galectin
Galectins Seek And Destroy Camouflaged Bacteria, Without The Help Of Other Immune Responses
May 11, 2014 13:09 PM E
One of the immune system’s defenses, called galectins, works without the help of other immune responses to kill dangerous bacteria.
australia
Antarctica Is Stealing Australia’s Thunder
May 11, 2014 13:04 PM E
Increasing carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are causing wind patterns near Australia and Antarctica to shift, stalling climate change in Antarctica while making Australia hotter.
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