Cloudina carinata

Cloudina carinata

Paleontologists have recently discovered the fossilized remains of new species in the Cloudina genus, which are among the first animals

Competing bacteria

Competing bacteria

Rivalries in nature regularly produce clashing outcomes, and a recent study proved that this can also be the case for some bacteria.

Autonomous Benthic Explorer, our buddy ABE

Autonomous Benthic Explorer, our buddy ABE
One of the most important robotic explorers of the world’s oceans has retired, lost at sea after a launch off of southern Chile in

Mountaintop Removal

Mountaintop Removal
The modernization of coal mining techniques has had a monumental influence on the expansion of American industry, creating a lucrative

Remipede

Remipede
A recent study published in the journal Nature has revealed that insects are closely related to crustaceans such as crabs, shrimp and

Fruit Fly Brain

Fruit Fly Brain
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology recently conducted a study looking into the brain activity of fruit flies when in

Astrocytes

Astrocytes
At the University of California, San Diego, a recent study explored potential causes of Alzheimer’s Disease through measures of brain

Coral reef

Coral reef
It can be very hard for us to look at coral reefs and understand the complexity of the life form, particularly the way the coral manage

Pahoehoe lava flow

Pahoehoe lava flow
Hawaii is well known to have been created from volcanic activity, and the geologic hotspot below the islands is the most studied in the More »

Stellar nursery

Stellar nursery
The European Space Agency’s Herschel Space Observatory is designed to collect long-wavelength radiation from some of the coldest

San Andreas Fault

San Andreas Fault
In a recent issue of Nature, U.S. seismologists report that the devastating earthquake of 2004 that caused tsunamis in the Indian Ocean

Luminescent fungus

Luminescent fungus
A research trip to South America by a biology professor and colleagues from San Francisco State University has led to the discovery of

SciMax Theater

SciMax Theater
Owning a StarCAVE, an interactive virtual reality theater where scientific models are projected stereoscopically on every surface,

Little squirt

Little squirt
Little Squirt The green Jell-O torpedo you see above is called a salp. Typically the gelatinous little ocean creatures are less

Robobat

Robobat
For aerial navigation in cramped spaces it’s bat MAV to the rescue. Big bucks have been pumped into micro-aerial vehicle (MAV)