Scientists offer road map to improve environmental observations in the Indian Ocean

IMAGE: Artist’s illustration of the Indian Ocean Observing System and its societal applications. IndOOS data support research to advance scientific knowledge about the Indian Ocean circulation, climate variability and change, and… view more  Credit: JAMSTEC. MIAMI–A group of more than 60 scientists have provided recommendations to improve the Indian Ocean Observing System (IndOOS), a basin-wide monitoring […]

These new flying taxis offer a glimpse at our future commutes

This aircraft from Joby will seat four passengers; Joby announced earlier this year that it is buying Uber Elevate. (Joby /) The annual Consumer Electronics Show is ground zero for showing off fancy new products and concepts that may or may not become a reality in your life in the near future. And nothing quite […]

Six-wavelength spectroscopy can offer new details of surface of Venus

This image of Venus is a composite of data from NASA’s Magellan spacecraft and Pioneer Venus Orbiter. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech A trio of papers provide new insight into the composition and evolution of the surface of Venus, hidden beneath its caustic, high temperature atmosphere. Utilizing imaging from orbit using multiple wavelengths—six-band spectroscopy proposed as part of […]

Scientists offer road map to improve environmental observations in the Indian Ocean

Artist’s illustration of the Indian Ocean Observing System and its societal applications. IndOOS data support research to advance scientific knowledge about the Indian Ocean circulation, climate variability and change, and biogeochemistry, as well as societal applications due to its contribution to operational analyses and forecasts. Citation: Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 101, 11; 10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0209.1 […]

Positive ‘tipping points’ offer hope for climate

Positive “tipping points” could spark cascading changes that accelerate action on climate change, experts say. A tipping point is a moment when a small change triggers a large, often irreversible, response. Professor Tim Lenton, Director of the Global Systems Institute (GSI) at the University of Exeter, has previously warned the world is “dangerously close” […]

Researchers offer approaches for the sustainable expansion of the U.S. seafood industry

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The “Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth,” issued by the Trump administration in May 2020, lays out a plan to expand the U.S. seafood industry, especially aquaculture, and enhance American seafood competitiveness in the global market. The goals of the directive are focused largely on growth and […]

Allergists offer reassurance regarding potential allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

BOSTON – Reports of possible allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines produced by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, both recently approved for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), have raised public concern. A team of experts led by allergists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has now examined all relevant information to offer reassurance […]

Surgery may offer survival advantage in certain metastatic breast cancers — ScienceDaily

Surgery, in addition to treatments like chemotherapy and radiation therapy, may increase the length of survival for metastatic breast cancer patients, according to Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Cancer Institute researchers. They studied nearly 13,000 stage four breast cancer patients and found that those who had surgery in addition to their other […]

Multicultural cooking classes offer up something tasty on Zoom

League of Kitchens instructor Mab Abbasgholizadeh teaches her students how to make classic Persian dishes, including crispy <a href=”https://www.saveur.com/steamed-saffron-rice-with-tahdig-recipe/”>tahdig rice</a>. (Courtesy League of Kitchens /) This story originally featured on Saveur. Sunday afternoon on the internet, League of Kitchens instructor extraordinaire Mab Abbasgholizadeh was teaching us how to make baghali ghatogh—a Persian dish of beans, […]