Researchers at Stanford University have developed a new method for accurately measuring crop yields using satellite images.
Stanford scientists measure African crop yields from space
Scientists have uncovered the first evidence of live births in the group of animals that includes dinosaurs, crocodiles and birds.
Evidence of first live birth in dinosaur relative found
Nicotine, the primary compound found within tobacco smoke, is known to change the grouping of some subtypes of nicotinic receptors, but the mechanisms for nicotine addiction remain unclear.
Nicotine changes grouping of nicotinic receptors on brain cells
New fossil evidence suggested the first species to deploy venom did so 260 million years ago.
Pre-mammalian reptile developed venom 100m years before snakes
A veteran Swiss archeologist has unearthed three temples in Sudan built thousands of years ago, a discovery he says promises to throw new light on Africa's buried ancient past.
Swiss archeologist shines light on Sudan's buried past
Recycled electronics will go for the gold, as organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have announced their plan to source the gold, silver and bronze needed for the games' medals from discarded smartphones.
Olympic medals for Tokyo games will be made from recycled electronics
A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new technology to produce automobile tires from trees and grasses in a process that could shift the tire production industry toward using renewable resources found right in our backyards.
Researchers invent process to produce car tires from trees, grass
Scientists at the Dan Costa Lab at the University of California, Santa Cruz, had grown attached to Phyllis, the eight-year-old elephant seal.
Tagged elephant seal sets swim record, then gives birth
Political discussions about immigrants often include the claim that there is a relationship between immigration patterns and increased crime.
No link between immigration and increased crime
Humans can be vegetarians, choosing to forgo meat, but what about trees? After all, trees need only soil, sunlight and water to survive, right?
Are trees vegetarian?

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