Growing plants and then storing the CO2 they have taken up from the atmosphere is no viable option to counteract unmitigated emissions from fossil fuel burning, a new study shows.
The biggest infrared image ever taken of the Small Magellanic Cloud: With VISTA, astronomers have been able to see the myriad of stars in this neighbouring galaxy much more clearly than ever before.
Birds that are specialized on particular fruit types are the most flexible in switching to different fruit types in other seasons — good news in view of the global climate change.
Leading think tanks have been grappling with key policy issues facing the 20 largest industrialized and emerging economies and are now presenting their recommendations to the G20 on an internet...
The vast majority of German economists favours tax cuts for middle-income earners, according to the results of the latest Economists Panel. They also call for a reduction in the so-called...
A newly developed handheld fiber optic probe can perform multiple microscopy techniques without the need for tissue staining. It represents an important step toward endoscopic cancer diagnosis.
Price peaks of wheat on the world market are mainly caused by production shocks such as induced for example by droughts, researchers found.
Water and water bodies are essential resources of high value and relevance. In the run-up to the Bundestag elections in 2017 researchers identified five urgent water-related issues.
A ten-nation consortium has reported the first high-quality reference genome sequence of barley. For the first time, scientists can now locate all genes precisely in the genome and analyze complex...
Research has shown that after a game fans have a distorted memory of it in favor of their own team. The perception processes are the same during the game - the fans' memories are biased towards their...