Researchers from Washington State University have determined that the Pacific Northwest was home to one of the Earth's largest known volcanic eruptions, a millennia-long spewing of sulfuric gas that blocked out the Sun and cooled the planet.
A team of researchers and students at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) are trying to curb the number of petroleum-based flip flops —currently, three billion every year — that end up in landfills.
In a step toward bridging the gap between fungal taxonomy and molecular ecology, scientists have characterized a sample of ‘mystery’ fungus collected in North Carolina and found its home in the fungal tree of life.
In a pioneering effort to control, measure and understand magnetism at the atomic level, researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have discovered a new method for manipulating the nanoscale properties of magnetic materials.
Breakthrough Listen, a $100 million project to find signs of alien life in the Universe, announced that it detected 15 powerful, repeating radio pulses coming from a galaxy three billion light years away.