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The Saturn’s rings. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Age-old debate on Saturn’s rings reignited

A study that dates the rings as most likely to have formed early in the solar system.
An image taken from the International Space Station shows orange swaths of airglow hovering in Earth’s atmosphere. NASA’s new Atmospheric Waves Experiment will observe this airglow from a perch on the space station to help scientists understand, and ultimately improve forecasts of, space weather changes in the upper atmosphere. Credits: NASA

Analyzing gravity waves at the edge of space

Studying space weather from the space station.
Physicist is a step closer to solving a string theory

Physicist is a step closer to solving a string theory

Since the 1960s, researchers have been puzzling string theory, a theoretical framework of reality that includes tiny, wriggling one-dimensional objects- called strings—that make up...
DNA

Do ‘depression genes’ exist? It’s not so simple, new study concludes

Over the past quarter-century, researchers have published hundreds of studies suggesting a small set of particular genes or gene-variants plays a substantial role in...

Your home is a hidden source of air pollution

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort...
How to stop an antibiotic-resistant superbug

How to stop an antibiotic-resistant superbug

Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder have recently come up with a genetic disruption strategy to efficiently stymies the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria...
A new study shows that staying up all night can swiftly impact more than 100 proteins in the blood.

Staying up all night can swiftly impact more than 100 proteins in the blood

According to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder, pulling an all-nighter just once can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more...

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