Stunning Satellite Image: Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa

Stunning Satellite Image: Lava Flows North on Mauna Loa

December 6, 2022
Adam Voiland, NASA Earth Observatory

The Landsat 9 satellite acquired this image of the volcanic eruption as lava flowed past the Mauna Loa Observatory toward…

4000 Tons Released Annually: Hazardous Herbicide Chemical Goes Airborne

Amines can have a damaging effect on human and environmental health. "Dicamba drift," or the movement of the herbicide dicamba…

December 6, 2022

Making Cryptocurrencies More Sustainable: Follow Ethereum’s Lead

Bitcoin has a carbon emissions problem due to the vast energy consumption of mining. In fact, bans on cryptomining have…

December 6, 2022

New Blood Test Can Detect “Toxic” Protein Years Before Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms Emerge

By and large, patients today receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s only after they exhibit well-known signs of the disease, such…

December 6, 2022

Surprising Finding: New Study Yields Clues to Genetic Causes of High Cholesterol

The finding demonstrates how vital it is to ensure diversity in genetic databases. According to a recent study conducted by geneticists…

December 6, 2022

NASA Artemis I – Flight Day 20: Orion Spacecraft Conducts Return Powered Flyby

NASA’s Orion spacecraft is on course for its return to Earth on Sunday, December 11. On Flight Day 20 of…

December 6, 2022

New Structures To Harvest an Almost Limitless Supply of Freshwater

An almost limitless supply of fresh water exists in the form of water vapor above Earth’s oceans, yet remains untapped,…

December 6, 2022

Don’t Use at Night – Common Sedative Can Increase the Risk of Heart Damage

More evidence has been discovered by CU Anschutz researchers to back up the idea that timing is important when giving…

December 6, 2022

New Research Reveals How Genes Turn On and Off

Cornell University researchers have discovered a crucial mechanism in how genes are controlled through the study of yeast, a simple…

December 5, 2022

Harvard-Developed Tentacle Robot Can Gently Grasp Fragile Objects

A jellyfish-like soft gripper simulates the mechanics of curly hair. You are aware of how difficult it is to grasp…

December 5, 2022

Surprising Martian Discovery: Massive Mantle Plume Pushing the Surface of Mars Upward

Giant Mantle Plume Reveals Mars Is More Active Than Previously Thought Orbital observations unveil the presence of an enormous mantle…

December 5, 2022

Scientists Discover a Unique Gut Bacteria That May Cause Arthritis

A bacterium has been identified by the CU Division of Rheumatology that may trigger rheumatoid arthritis in those who are…

December 5, 2022

James Webb Telescope’s Unparalleled View of the Ghostly Light in Galaxy Clusters

Data obtained by the new James Webb Space Telescope was used by a recent study that has produced the most…

December 5, 2022

Mystery Behind Comb Jelly’s Mesmerizing Movement Solved

University of Tsukuba researchers discover a protein that controls the unique movement of comb jellies. The rainbow of moving lights…

December 5, 2022

Alarming Consequences: Global Warming Increases the Risk of Ectotherm Heat Failure

Global warming may have dire repercussions for ectotherms (cold-blooded animals) on land and in water all across the world. According…

December 5, 2022

Scientists Discover That Reduced Activity and High Sugar Consumption Is Worse for Men Than Women

The study involved short-term exposure to decreased activity and increased sugar intake. New research from the University of Missouri School…

December 5, 2022

Chemists Discover Why Synonymous DNA Mutations Are Not Always Silent

Modeling shows how genetic changes that don’t lead to changes in protein sequence can still alter protein function. New modeling…

December 5, 2022

New Study Reveals How Childhood Fears Play Role in Future Anxiety and Depression

A longitudinal imaging study connects reduced ventral striatum activity to later depression. A recent imaging study led by a scientist…

December 5, 2022