Since the first airplane took flight over 100 years ago, virtually every aircraft in the sky has flown with the help of moving parts such as propellers, turbine blades, and fans, which are powered by the combustion of fossil fuels or by battery packs that produce a persistent, whining buzz.
Researchers in Israel have discovered that breast tumors can boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells originally formed in the bone marrow.
33W was a tropical depression when it crossed the southern and central Philippines. As it moved through the South China Sea over the last two days it strengthened into a tropical storm and was renamed Usagi. On Nov. 23, NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of the stronger storm on approach to Vietnam.
Winter is often an intense time for air pollution, with wood stoves and heaters on full blast.
In a just published paper in the peer-reviewed journal Arctic Science, the researchers report they have documented the presence of polar bears, black bears and grizzlies in Wapusk National Park on the west coast of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba.
Getting into trouble after succumbing to peer pressure isn’t just a human experience.
“The science is clear. Without rapid cuts in CO2 and other greenhouse gases, climate change will have increasingly destructive and irreversible impacts on life on Earth.
Few things herald Thanksgiving as loudly as turkeys, flight delays, and long hours in front of the TV watching football.
A new global field size data set collected as part of a crowdsourcing citizen science project by IIASA researchers has shown that the proportion of smallholder farms may be much larger than previously thought, contributing much more to global food production.
A Trent alumnus has helped identify the final resting place of human remains from the Franklin Expedition and hopes to soon be able to add to a list of confirmed crew members from the ill-fated search for the Northwest Passage.
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