Rising temperatures could boost mercury levels in fish by up to seven times the current rates, said Swedish researchers.
New mercury threat to oceans from climate change
Occasionally, large chunks of wetland habitat — mats of soil and grasses — are dislodged and become floating islands of soggy vegetation.
Scientists deploy floating wetlands at water treatment plant
Researchers are trying to distill smart transit philosophy into a machine-learning algorithm.
Machine-learning to inspire Singapore metro buildout
The lesser-known constellation of Canes Venatici (The Hunting Dogs) is home to a variety of deep-sky objects — including this beautiful galaxy, known as NGC 4861.
Star birth with a chance of winds?
A lithium-ion battery has been designed which has a built-in fire extinguisher that is able to able to put out a blaze in less than a second.
Mobile phones to get their own built-in fire extinguishers
China plans to send a robot attached to a rocket to the moon to bring back samples of the lunar surface.
China plans moon-sampling mission for November
An international team of astronomers led by Fabian Walter of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Germany has revealed essential properties of a molecular outflow feature in the nearby starburst galaxy designated NGC253.
Properties of  molecular outflow feature in nearby starburst galaxy uncovered
Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography wanted to know what life is like for plankton.
Researches replicate ocean life with swarm of underwater robots
There is overwhelming evidence that water flowed across and collected on the surface of Mars some three billion to four billion years ago. Yet, most models predict early Mars was too cold for liquid water. What gives?
Methane bursts may have warmed a young Mars
How does heightened attention improve our mental capacity? This is the question tackled by new research published in the journal Cell Reports, which reveals a chemical signal released across the brain in response to attention demanding or arousing situations.
A brain wide chemical signal that enhances memory

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