How to turn your garden into a tortoise sanctuary

    How to turn your garden into a tortoise sanctuary

    Tortoises often appear in legends and fairy tales—but they can also appear in your own backyard. North America is home…
    Physicists Solve a Perplexing Nano-Scale Mystery That Could Help Prevent Overheating in Electronics

    Physicists Solve a Perplexing Nano-Scale Mystery That Could Help Prevent Overheating in Electronics

    A laser heats up ultra-thin bars of silicon. Credit: Steven Burrows/JILA A team of physicists at CU Boulder has solved…
    EXPLAINER: Wide dangers ahead for Spanish volcanic island

    EXPLAINER: Wide dangers ahead for Spanish volcanic island

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021 file photo, lava from a volcano eruption flows destroying houses on the island of…
    Meat vending machines are just the latest way the pandemic has reinvented eating

    Meat vending machines are just the latest way the pandemic has reinvented eating

    We’re used to grabbings sodas from vending machines, but what about steaks? Imagine if a vending machine could deliver fresh…
    Sonic Hedgehog Protein Pathway Stimulation Could Help Treat Parkinson’s Disease

    Sonic Hedgehog Protein Pathway Stimulation Could Help Treat Parkinson’s Disease

    A new study from Malave et al. suggests that in the brains of L-Dopa-treated Parkinson’s patients the lack of Shh…
    Scientists ID sterol essential for oil accumulation in plants

    Scientists ID sterol essential for oil accumulation in plants

    Scientists from Brookhaven National Laboratory discovered a mutation that makes normal Arabidopsis plants (left) deficient in sterol (right). They did…
    The COVID-19 death toll just surpassed another historic American milestone

    The COVID-19 death toll just surpassed another historic American milestone

    Until now, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cited the 1918 influenza pandemic as the most severe pandemic…
    Zuckerberg denies telling Trump that Facebook wouldn’t fact-check politicians in exchange for less severe regulations

    Zuckerberg denies telling Trump that Facebook wouldn’t fact-check politicians in exchange for less severe regulations

    A hot potato: Mark Zuckerberg has denied claims he cut a deal with former President Donald Trump’s administration in 2019…
    FDA: Why You Should Not Use Ivermectin to Treat or Prevent COVID-19

    FDA: Why You Should Not Use Ivermectin to Treat or Prevent COVID-19

    By U.S. Food and Drug Administration September 21, 2021 COVID-19. We’ve been living with it for what sometimes seems like…
    5.9 earthquake causes some damage in Australia, no injuries

    5.9 earthquake causes some damage in Australia, no injuries

    A police officer closes an intersection where debris is scattered in the road after an earthquake damaged a building in…
    There’s only one country doing its Paris Agreement homework

    There’s only one country doing its Paris Agreement homework

    It’s no secret that drastic actions must be taken to prevent the worst outcomes from climate change. Some policymakers and…
    Star Wars game by Quantic Dream will reportedly feature an open world, action gameplay, and multiplayer

    Star Wars game by Quantic Dream will reportedly feature an open world, action gameplay, and multiplayer

    Rumor mill: Online denizens may have noticed rumors last week of a Star Wars game being developed by an unlikely…
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