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Stressed-out brain cells are the cause of neurodegenerative disease

Constant stress triggered by clumping proteins is killing brain cells.

Limescale-repellent coating to improve thermal power plant efficiency

A hydrogel-based coating that effectively prevents the adhesion of limescale.

Pacific kelp forests have a much older origin than previously believed

The unique underwater kelp forests support a varied ecosystem.

How hummingbirds can fly through dense, narrow spaces?

Hummingbirds have evolved their own unique strategies.

Astronomers observed a large dark spot in Neptune’s atmosphere

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have observed a large dark spot in Neptune’s atmosphere, with an unexpectedly smaller bright spot adjacent to...

Measuring the effectiveness of the land’s carbon sink

Evidence & attribution for land carbon sink enhancement.

The Biden program might keep the racial difference in air quality

Effects on disparities should be measured through air quality policies.

Brain region identified as key to conscious experience

Different brain regions involved in sustained conscious visual perception.

Deep-sleep brain waves linked to blood sugar control

Sleeping brainwaves predict blood sugar levels.

A portable solar-powered water harvester combats water scarcity

MOF water harvester uses sunlight to extract water from death valley air.

Parker Solar Probe flies into the fast solar wind and finds its source

It’s like seeing jets of water emanating from a showerhead through the blast of water.

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