Millennia-old mystery about insects and light at night gets new explanation: New study finds they turn their back toward the light source because they think it is the brightest thing they know — the sky.
How a walk in nature restores attention. Utilizing electroencephalography (EEG) to meticulously analyze the brain’s response to natural environments, this research underscores the significant cognitive benefits of spending time in nature.
Top-predator recovery abates geomorphic decline of a coastal ecosystem
Phone vibration motor used to build 3D tumor model for cancer drug testing | Researchers pioneer a $7 DIY device, using a cell phone motor, for high-throughput 3D tumor spheroid creation, revolutionizing anti-cancer drug testing.
A new study investigates how well next-gen ground and space-based telescopes could aid the search for chemical signs of life on other planets.
Researchers observed rapid immune system changes in small study of people who switched to vegan or ketogenic (keto) diet. Vegan diet prompted responses linked to innate immunity while keto diet prompted responses associated with adaptive immunity. There were also shifts in gut microbiomes.
Fresh aurora pictures from a NASA astronaut is making us green with envy. Earlier this month, International Space Station astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli captured absolutely stunning pictures of a flag-like green aurora stretching from the southern regions of the Earth far up into space. “The auroras from up here are spectacular,” NASA‘s Moghbeli told Space.com during … Read more
Men who improve their fitness could be reducing their risk of getting prostate cancer in the process, according to Swedish research | In a group of 57,652 men whose cardiorespiratory fitness had been tested using a stationary cycle for nearly seven years.
A gigantic plume of plasma recently exploded from the sun’s south pole, where solar eruptions almost never occur. The explosion, which a photographer captured in stunning detail, is another telltale sign that the sun is about to enter its most active phase — the solar maximum. The rare phenomenon occurred on Feb. 17, when a … Read more
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has found a galaxy in the early universe that’s so massive, it shouldn’t exist, posing a “significant challenge” to the standard model of cosmology, according to the study authors. The galaxy, called ZF-UDS-7329, contains more stars than the Milky Way, despite having formed only 800 million years into the … Read more