Articles by Shweta Iyer
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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 Atoms Used To Develop Quantum Simulator May 15, 2014 16:18 PM E
Researchers have created quantum simulations with ultracold atoms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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