Native American Tribe Leads The Microgrid Revolution In California

It started with the earthquake that struck the Fukushima region of Japan in 2011. The resulting tsunami flooded coastal regions of Humboldt County in...

7 Calming Scents To Soothe Your Senses & Help You Unwind,...

Everyone has their own go-to methods to unwind after a long, busy day. For some, it's a few evening stretches or a walk around...

We Thought We Knew How Sperm Swam, But It Was Just...

Sperm is critical for the fertilisation of almost every living organism on our planet, including humans. To reproduce, human sperm have to swim a...
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Trees travelling west: How climate is changing our forests

Many studies on the impacts of global temperature rise have suggested that the range of our forests will migrate poleward and upward. However, research...

Physicist Believes Parallel Universes Exist And That We May Soon Explore Them

Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll believes that parallel universes exist, and says that humans may be able to travel between them fairly soon. Carroll first...

Tech’s Biggest Leaps From the Last 10 Years, and Why They...

As we enter our third decade in the 21st century, it seems appropriate to reflect on the ways technology developed and note the breakthroughs...

Teacher evaluations weed out low-performing teachers in urban schools

New research finds that as education policy has shifted, post-No Child Left Behind and as a result of Race to the Top (RTTT), the...
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Recognizing the Inherent Rights of Nature

The Town of Crestone’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a resolution last month recognizing the rights of nature. Crestone, Colorado now joins dozens of communities,...

In the 17th Century, Leibniz Dreamed of a Machine That Could...

The machine would use an “alphabet of human thoughts” and rules to combine them Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in front of pages from his...

Got An Overheating Planet? Plant 1 Trillion Trees. Problem Solved

“Trees Are Cool,” reads a popular bumper sticker. That phrase has at least two possible meanings, and researchers have just added another pertinent interpretation....