More than two decades of research raises questions about whether scientific “fixes” at a proposed nuclear repository could keep groundwater safe from radioactive contamination.
Teach a machine to detect sarcasm? Oh yeah, sure. Research into the complex and nuanced perception of sass could help autistic people manage ordinary conversations with greater ease.
Our response to wildfires is advancing as drones help us explore an area’s fuel moisture, detect stuff in the air surrounding an active fire, and measure erosion afterward.
During spring and summer, Sierra Nevada meadows burst into a breath-taking display of wildflowers. Plus, they’re good for the birds and the bees.
A traumatic emotional event can cause the heart to change its shape and become less efficient. It’s called “broken heart syndrome” for a reason.