Winter sun setting over the tundra polygons in northern Alaska in November 2015. As winter sets in and snow settles, the soils take time to freeze completely and continue to emit carbon dioxide long into the new year.
A newly published study reveals that warmer temperatures and thawing soils may be Read More
A newly published study contradicts the findings from a previous study that suggested that heavy cannabis use as a teenager lowers the persons IQ by middle age. The new study is titled, “Correlations between cannabis use and IQ change in the Dunedin cohort are consistent with confounding from socioeconomic status” Read More
A gold particle five nanometers in width weighs just a few megadaltons, a tiny unit of measure used in biochemistry that is equivalent to the atomic mass unit.However, researchers at the California Institute of Technology and CEA-Leti, a government-funded research organization in Grenoble, France, have bu gprs ilt a scale Read More
From bringing canines to work to having dedicated dog swimming pool days, it’s fair to say that Germany takes its Hunde seriously. We dug into the history and spoke to pet owners, to examine why the country really is 'ein Land das Hunde liebt' (a dog loving place).‘Wer mich liebt, Read More
The sun is shining, so this month there are lots of outdoor festivities to help you make the most of the glorious weather.1. Carnival of Cultures, Berlin, June 2nd - 5th
A lady taking part in the 2016 Carnival of Cultures street parade, holding a sign which reads "peace for the world". Read More
October in Germany may seem a bit glum after the excitement of Oktoberfest, but that doesn't mean you should stay in and nurse your never-ending hangover. Here are the Local's picks of things to do over the month from all across the country.LonRouter für die Hutschieneg Night of the Museums Read More
This new HiRISE image shows a group of dunes on the surface of Mars.
The mound in the center of this image appears to have blocked wireless m2m router the path of the dunes as they marched south (north is to the left in this image) across the scene. Many of Read More
A young sun-like star encircled by its planet-forming disk of gas and dust. Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech
As part of an effort to identify distant planets hospitable to life, NASA has established a crowdsourcing project in which volunteers search telescopic images for evidence of debris disks around stars, which are good indicators of Read More
The oldest samples are sedimentary rocks that formed 3.2 billion years ago in northwestern Australia. They contain chemical evidence for nitrogen fixation by microbes.
New research from the University of Washington found evidence that life was pulling nitrogen out of the air and converbest industrial wifi routerting it into a form Read More
From left: MIT researchers Scott H. Tan, Jeehwan Kim, and Shinhyun Choi Image: Kuan Qiao
When it comes to processing power, the human brain just can’t be beat.
Packed within the squishy, football-sized organ are somewhere around 100 billion neurons. At any given moment, a single neuron can relay instructions to thousands Read More