Corals in deep-sea environments fluoresce to ‘amplify’ the amount of light they receive, and generate critical photosynthesis in symbiotic algae.
It’s IVF, Jim, but…. Mary Hagedorn is preserving coral biodiversity with giant condoms
Benno Simmons discusses extinction debt and why biodiversity might be in an even worse state than we realise
Vaccines have been revolutionary in medicine, but why are they not used in some parts of the world and how can they be improved? …
Pluto’s fifth moon discovered Image: Hubblesite A new moon has been found orbiting Pluto, bringing the number of satellites known around the former planet to five. P5 – the moon’s temporary designation – is between 10 to 25 km across (less than the diameter of London’s North Circular Road), and was discovered by scientists at […]
An unusually snowy winter, and weeks of heavy rainfall in south east USA has resulted in the Mississippi River flooding to record levels. As a response, US engineers have released the rising waters onto the floodplains surrounding the river, in order to save the heavily populated regions further downstream. The economic costs of such an […]