Top Stories

How to Recognise Where a Volcano Will Erupt

Most of the times you see the eruption of a volcano on TV or the internet, the magma shoots right out of its top. 

>> Read the Full Article

NASA Finds Tropical Storm Wipha Whipped Up

Tropical Storm Wipha formed quickly in the South China Sea. 

>> Read the Full Article

Animal Friendships ‘Change with the Weather’ in the Masai Mara

When it comes to choosing which other species to hang out with, wild animals quite literally change their minds with the weather, a new University of Liverpool study reveals.

>> Read the Full Article

Krypton Reveals Ancient Water Beneath the Israeli Desert

Getting reliable precipitation data from the past has proven difficult, as is predicting regional changes for climate models in the present. 

>> Read the Full Article

NASA Finds Heavy Rain in Hurricane Erick

Erick is a major hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and is a category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

>> Read the Full Article

NASA Casts a Double Eye on Hurricane Flossie

On July 30 at 5:41 a.m. EDT (0941 UTC) infrared data and cloud top temperatures were obtained in then Tropical Storm Flossie, using the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument.

>> Read the Full Article

SibFU Scientists Discovered Material That Can Make Solar Cells More Efficient

Researchers at Siberian Federal University, together with colleagues from the Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm, Sweden), discovered new properties of material based on palladium, which can increase the performance of solar cells.

>> Read the Full Article

Engineering New Signalling Networks to Produce Crops That Need Less Fertiliser

An interdisciplinary research collaboration between the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge has engineered a novel synthetic plant-microbe signalling pathway that could provide the foundation for transferring nitrogen fixation to cereals.

>> Read the Full Article

Blood Pressure Control Less Likely Among Those Treated in Low-Income Areas

People enrolled in a large clinical hypertension management trial were half as likely to control their blood pressure if they received care at clinics and primary care practices in low-income areas, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

>> Read the Full Article

Overturning the Truth on Conservation Tillage

Just as we blend, cut, and fold ingredients together to follow a recipe, farmers use equipment to stir together soil and crop residue (stalks and roots of previous crops) before planting.

>> Read the Full Article