That the world’s oceans are getting warmer isn’t news. What is news is that all that warming is slowly turning parts of the ocean into a toxic stew of algae. That’s the result of some new research from New York’s Stony Brook University (SBU) that was published this week. A team of scientists led by […]
There’s a big difference between practicing dentistry, and finding a way to practice being a dentist. But thanks to the world of virtual reality, dentists-in-training have a new way to practice their craft through the relatively new technology of mixed reality (MR), where the virtual world meets the real world. VOA’s Kevin Enochs reports.
The Cassini spacecraft starts its swan song after more than a decade orbiting Saturn, a partnership between industry and education points to a breakthrough for rechargeable batteries, and a new way to collect sunlight could make solar cells significantly more productive. These are some of the top stories in the world of science today. Cassini’s […]
Amidst all of the pomp and circumstance preceding last week’s presidential inauguration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a far-reaching and detailed look at how climate change could affect America’s and the world’s coastlines. The report lays out six different scenarios on how high sea levels can be expected to rise. The estimates […]
New research suggests it’s not just lack of rain that is damaging local produce, but also the dry air that goes along with it. Here’s the link:
Let’s imagine having to point out to a close friend they hadn’t actually won the lottery. You’d probably feel almost as bad as they would. Well, that’s where we are. The Russians stepped forward and very thoughtlessly ruined everyone’s fun. Here’s the link:
Asteroids are a fact of life on Earth. NASA estimates that about 100 tons of “stuff” rockets into our atmosphere every day — everything from dust to gravel to rocks — and the only impression they makes on us is if we look up into the sky on a clear night and make wishes on […]