Hawking Evaporation Means Everything Will Eventually Dissipate

A new study has found that Hawking evaporation can take place beyond the range of a black hole’s event horizon. Find out why this means that everything in the universe will eventually evaporate.

Dying Brains May Experience Surge of Consciousness

Dying brains of some animals and humans show some remarkable brain wave activity. Find out why researchers want to find out  if these readings indicate some form of near death experience or hidden consciousness connected to the end of life.

Environmental DNA Poses Scientific and Ethical Dilemmas

Environmental DNA (eDNA) comes from the traces of genetic material organisms shed as they go about their lives. Find out how our ability to analyze human eDNA samples is a mixed blessing for the fields of ecology and forensics.

Mars Exploration News: A Month of Discovery

Mars exploration was in the headlines for several reasons during the month of April. Find out the latest exploits of NASA’s Ingenuity, Curiosity and Insight rover missions on the Red Planet.

Brain Scans Enable Scientists to Read Minds 

Brain scans from a recent study enabled scientists to decode what people were thinking. Find out how the researchers used artificial intelligence to read minds, and how this new technology might help people who can’t speak or even change how we all communicate.

Quasar Origins Explained by Studying Distant Galaxies

Quasar origins have been a mystery to astrophysicists since they discovered these quasi-stellar radio sources sixty years ago. Find out how a team of researchers have discovered that quasars ignite when galaxies collide.

Dismal Progress Reports Cause Earth Day Frustrations

Dismal progress reports from Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the UN Secretary-General tarnished Earth Day festivities this year. Find out why the status of climate change and mass extinctions is nothing to celebrate.

Tigers’ Personalities are Unique, Study Finds

Tiger personalities are as distinctive as those of humans, according to a new study. Find out how this clarifies the nature versus nurture debate and can improve nature conservation efforts.