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Into the abyss: Scientists explore one of Earth’s deepest ocean trenches

"Telepresence" capability will bring mysteries of The Deep to the computer screen What lives in the deepest part of the ocean--the abyss? A team of researchers...

Invasive New Guinea flatworm discovered in France

One of the 100 worst invasive alien species in the world now found in Europe One of the consequences of globalization and increased worldwide freight...

How onions recognize when to bulb

New research from New Zealand will help to breed new onions tailored to grow in specific conditions. Onions, the third largest vegetable crop in the...

Inexpensive ‘nano-camera’ can operate at the speed of light

A $500 “nano-camera” that can operate at the speed of light has been developed by researchers in the MIT Media Lab. The three-dimensional camera, which...

Global warming to cut snow water storage 56 percent in Oregon...

A new report projects that by the middle of this century there will be an average 56 percent drop in the amount of water...

Uh-oh: Crows show advanced learning abilities

New Caledonian crows have, in the past, distinguished themselves with their advanced tool using abilities. A team of researchers from the University of Auckland and the University of Cambridge have now shown these crows can learn to use new types of to...

Lightweight GPS tags help researchers track animals of all sizes

GPS tracking has shown its utility for wildlife studies, and now, development of light-weight GPS tags will allow researchers access to information about a broader range of small- to medium-sized animals than was previously available, according to a st...

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