Monthly Archives: February 2018

Snowy Europe

Europe shivers as a cold front sweeps in from Siberia, Russia, bringing freezing temperatures to the continent. This chilly snap is being dubbed as the Beast from the East. The…

Nitrate flux in the Arctic not following the decreasing NOx emissions in neighboring countries

Nitrate deposits in the Arctic remains high even after the turn of the century, despite environmental policies adopted by neighboring countries in the late 20th century to cut nitrogen oxide…

Flexible warped nanographene developed for bioimaging

A new water-soluble nanocarbon triggers cell death when exposed to light An international team of scientists has developed a water-soluble “warped nanographene”, a flexible molecule that is biocompatible and shows…

Saturn’s B ring peaks

While the Winter Olympics is in full swing in PyeongChang, South Korea, and many winter sport fanatics head to snow-clad mountains to get their thrills on the slopes this ski-season,…

MIT launches Task Force on the Work of the Future

Institute-wide effort will study the evolution of jobs in an age of technological advancement. (CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — Today MIT launched its Task Force on the Work of the Future, an…

Bering Strait

The Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission takes us over the Bering Strait, which connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans between Russia and the US state of Alaska. The image was created by…