US Invests $1.2 Billion in Carbon Capture Plants to Suck Tons of CO2 From the Air

Posted in Science on 29th Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

The hope is that building facilities at a much larger scale than shown in previous demonstrations will help prove the feasibility of the technology and cut costs.

All Animal Intelligence Was Shaped By Just Five Leaps In Brain Evolution

Posted in Science on 23rd Jul, 2023
by Alex Muller

These five transitions help us make sense of our place among the stunning diversity of animal intelligences.

Mixing volcanic ash with meteorites may have jump-started life on Earth

Posted in Science on 26th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

Inactive volcanoes have already been spotted in other places like Jupiter's moon Io and Europa-a strong contender for extraterrestrial life since it holds a liquid water ocean underneath its icy surface.

A deep sea mining zone in the remote Pacific is also a goldmine of unique species

Posted in Science on 25th May, 2023
by Alex Muller

With the possibility of mining looming, it's doubly important that we know more about these really understudied habitats.

Leaves May Have Helped Apes Evolve An Upright Stature

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Apr, 2023
by Alex Muller

If an ape's back is horizontal, the hands and feet are typically underneath the body, which makes it harder to move outward to the smaller branches of the tree.