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Black hole breakthrough: new insight into mysterious jets

Black hole breakthrough: new insight into mysterious jets Supercomputer power enables advanced simulations of relativistic jets’ behavior By Kayla Stoner EVANSTON, Ill. — Through first-of-their-kind supercomputer simulations, researchers, including a Northwestern University professor, have gained new insight into one of ...

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Selecting the right path for gifted students

Photo: Shutterstock Selecting the right path for gifted students Ae Yup Jared Jung Selective schools are not for everyone, but their existence provides opportunity and choice for all high-ability students, writes Jae Yup Jared Jung. OPINION: We are fortunate in ...

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Real World Native Biocrusts: Microbial Metabolism

Biocrust amongst one of its many natural habitats, taken about 20 miles from the sampling site (near the Corona Arch, Moab, UT). Credit: Tami Swenson Real World Native Biocrusts: Microbial Metabolism Functionally linking microbial community structure with environmental chemistry Arid ...

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Lighting up iron levels

Lighting up iron levels by Leigh MacMillan The metal iron is required for life, and disruption in iron levels has been connected to cardiovascular disease, cancer, neurodegeneration and aging. Current tools for detecting iron – in its various chemical forms ...

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Bitter-sweet monopoly

Bitter-sweet monopoly Deborah Minors Capitalising on consumers’ sweet spot has dangerous implications for public health. Research conducted by public health experts at Wits University and their associates worldwide has explored how multinational global corporations that sell sugar sweetened beverages and ...

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Turkey-sized dinosaur discovered in ancient log-jam

Artist’s impression of Diluvicursor pickeringi foraging in the Australian-Antarctic rift valley. Painting: Peter Trusler. Turkey-sized dinosaur discovered in ancient log-jam A dinosaur species discovered a decade ago in south-eastern Australia is giving fresh insight into the diversity of dinosaurs that ...

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