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No, COVID-19 Vaccines Do Not Cause Infertility – Not Getting It Might

No, COVID-19 Vaccines Do Not Cause Infertility – Not Getting It Might Despite claims of anti-vaccine activists no different than groups that used to claim vaccines cause autism, COVID-19 vaccines do not impact fecundability—the probability of conception per menstrual cycle—in female…

Liangzhu, Venice of the Stone Age, Collapsed Due To Climate Change

Liangzhu, Venice of the Stone Age, Collapsed Due To Climate Change In the Yangtze Delta, about 160 kilometres southwest of Shanghai, the archeological ruins of Liangzhu City are located. There, a highly advanced culture blossomed about 5,300 years ago, thanks…

Doomscrolling COVID-19 News Takes an Emotional Toll – Here is How to Prevent That

Doomscrolling COVID-19 News Takes an Emotional Toll – Here is How to Prevent That Picture this: it’s April 2020, you’re between Zoom meetings, and scrolling through your social media newsfeed. Headlines like “Death toll continues to rise”, “COVID-19 may cause…

Genetically Rescued Organism: Toward A Solution For Sudden Oak Death

Genetically Rescued Organism: Toward A Solution For Sudden Oak Death Sudden oak death, caused by the pathogen Phythophthora ramorum, is one of the most ecologically devastating forest diseases in North America, responsible for the deaths of millions of oaks and tanoaks along…

NASA Releases Most Accurate Space-Based Map of Los Angeles’ Carbon Dioxide

Such detailed maps could help policymakers choose the most effective ways of cutting carbon emissions. Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3 (OCO-3) instrument on the International Space Station, researchers have released one of the most accurate maps ever…

Using Game Theory to Help Discover Intelligent Alien Life

The giant Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank Observatory is a part of the Breakthrough Listen project, a huge ongoing SETI survey. Credit: Eamonn Kerins New research from The University of Manchester suggests using a strategy linked to cooperative game playing…