Science

Can stress-resistant corals protect the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef along with coral reefs around the world are in the midst of the largest coral bleaching event yet. ResearchGate finds out...

Tracking down dinosaurs and their ancestors

Ichnologist and paleontologist Hendrik Klein travels to faraway places to find tracks of dinosaurs and their ancestors to research 200 million years of life...

Underwater “ruins” actually microbial poop

Ancient sunken ruins off the Greek coast have turned out to be anything but the man-made objects they were thought to be. It's just microbial...

SA boy born with cerebral palsy to undergo stem cell treatment in USA

A three-year-old South African boy born with cerebral palsy is due to undergo stem cell treatment at Duke University in the USA this month....

New tool monitors CO2 injection underground

CO2 injection into the ground has been found to play a large role in meeting the reduction targets set by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change....

Moon discovered orbiting dwarf planet Makemake

A discovery by researchers at the Southwest Research Institute shows the dwarf planet Makemake located in the Kuiper Belt has a moon of its own....

Coral bleaching event largest yet, possible remedy found

The world is seeing the largest scale of coral bleaching yet that could impact on the livelihood of more than 500 million people worldwide....

Gut bacteria found to reverse autism-related social behaviour

The mouse study joins a growing set of research that links the gut microbiome to the brain. Bacteria commonly found in human breast milk, increased...

Starving liver cancer cells keeps normal cells intact

A way to starve liver cancer cells while leaving normal cells intact has been discovered by scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)....

Japan’s monkeys wash potatoes, ride deer

Primatologists want the public to know more about Japanese macaques (monkeys), so they’re writing a book to show off their sometimes quirky behavior....

Iceland combats climate change by pumping CO2 back into the earth

Icelandic researchers have found that pumping CO2 into basaltic rocks could mitigate the effects of climate change. Find out how they do it, here....

Giant pandas have ultrasonic hearing

While it’s well known that animals often have better hearing than humans, it might be less known that giant pandas have ultrasonic hearing....

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