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Study finds areas to endure ‘off-the-charts’ temp extremes and more

The below Jul. 16, 2019 press release from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Increases in potentially lethal heat driven by climate change will affect every...

Will robo-driving lead to fewer or more emissions from land-based transport?

Today there’s automobility. What’s next (on the land-transportation-operations horizon), full autonomobility, that is, driverless control? On the surface, that notion sounds quite oxymoronic. At...

Island cores unravel mysteries of ancient Maltese civilisation

The mysteries of an ancient civilisation that survived for more than a millennium on the island of Malta – and then collapsed within two...

Why hunting for fast radio bursts is an ‘exploding field’ in astronomy

by Jonathan O’Callaghan Little more than a decade ago, two astronomers discovered mysterious bursts of radio waves that seem to take place all over...

Healing refugees’ mental scars could help them build new lives

They are fleeing war, famine and persecution, risking treacherous journeys across deserts and seas in search of safety. But helping refugees and asylum seekers...

Money in Aging Research, Part II

Part II : A Survey of For-profit Research Centers How much money is going into aging research? The information is not so easy to come...

Daylight Transmission

You sleep beneath a throbbing blanket, A whining drone that cuts through the night Like a monotonous call to prayer; Serrated sounds that test the edges Of your...

Air quality reporting: How useful a service is it, really?

So, I wanted to know just how useful are the various tools available to the public for assessing the air quality condition where I...

Schools and media literacy critical for teen refugees’ social wellbeing

by Gareth Willmer For a teenage refugee starting a new life in Europe, going to school and using digital media form a big part...

A warming world notwithstanding, how does civilian space travel make sense?

It has been the long-held dream of many an ordinary citizen I’m sure, to add space travel to their bucket lists. Well, that reality,...

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