Even small objects, such as dust and leaves, can block sunlight from reaching solar cells, and understanding how the loss of incoming radiation affects power output is essential for optimizing ...
Astronomers believe bright reflections beneath the surface of Mars' South Pole are not necessarily evidence of liquid water, but instead geological layers. "On Earth, reflections that bright are often ...
Researchers have devised a method to determine the impact of climate change on the supply and variability of local renewable energy. An increase in unusual weather patterns related to climate change ...
Women who experience anxiety about their pregnancies give birth earlier on average than those who don't, according to new research.
As electric vehicles grow in popularity, the spotlight shines more brightly on some of their remaining major issues. Researchers are tackling two of the bigger challenges facing electric vehicles: ...
Researchers used cryo-electron microscopy to reveal the structure of bacteria's 'propellers' in near atomic detail.
Trapped inside the shoreline of a bay, the resonant interactions of a tsunami with regular waves can prolong the tsunami disturbance. For the 2021 magnitude 7 Acapulco, Mexico earthquake and tsunami, ...
An underutilized natural resource could be just what the airline industry needs to curb carbon emissions. Researchers report success in using lignin as a path toward a drop-in 100% sustainable ...
Scientists have proposed a new mechanistic model (AD2) for Alzheimer's, looking at it not as a brain disease, but as a chronic autoimmune condition that attacks the brain.
Cycles of a diet that mimics fasting appear to reduce signs of Alzheimer's in mice genetically engineered to develop the illness, according to a new study. Short cycles of a low-calorie diet that ...
A new report outlines a model law for facial recognition technology to protect against harmful use of this technology, but also foster innovation for public benefit.
The use of virtual fencing to manage cattle grazing on sagebrush rangelands has the potential to create fuel breaks needed to help fight wildfires, a recent study found.