March 1, 2021

Weather forecast model predicts complex patterns of volcanic ash dispersal

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Date: May 2, 2018 Source: University of Bristol Summary: New research has provided fresh insight into how huge volcanic ash plumes, which can critically disrupt aviation and cause major impact on the ground, are transported in the atmosphere. Share: FULL STORY New research, led by the University of Bristol, has provided fresh insight into how […]

new study reveals psychedelic drugs may actually heighten consciousness

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By Rafi Letzter From Business Insider Many people who have used psychedelic drugs will tell you that the substances expanded their consciousness. That might sound like mystical garbage, but a new paper published in the journal Scientific Reports suggests it might be more true than anyone realized. For the first time, science has demonstrated that […]

Female shark learns to reproduce without males after years alone

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By Alice Klein Who needs men? A female shark separated from her long-term mate has developed the ability to have babies on her own. Leonie the zebra shark (Stegostoma fasciatum) met her male partner at an aquarium in Townsville, Australia, in 1999. They had more than two dozen offspring together before he was moved to […]

Scientists predict that 60 percent of these miniature penguins could be gone by 2099

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By Simone M. Scully  From Business Insider Penguins are some of the most beloved wild animals in the world, and Adélie penguins are some some of the cutest. But these miniature creatures — a little over two feet tall and weighing between 9 and 12 pounds — might be in trouble. A new study published today […]

Cloudy nights make cities brighter

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Cloudy nights now make cities brighter instead of darker By BECKY OSKIN for LiveScience From Mashable The last time anyone in a big city saw a dark and stormy night was when winds knocked out the power grid. Storm clouds looming over skyscrapers now glow orange with light pollution instead of providing the cover of […]