Study finds national and international frameworks are imperative for implementing nature-based solutions in Asia – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), nature-based solutions (NbS) address solutions that combine human well-being, environmental sustainability and benefits for biodiversity. NbS are also key elements of recovery strategies after the COVID-19 pandemic. The NbS includes a range of elements, ranging from ecosystem-based … Read more

Unusual team finds gigantic planet hidden in plain sight – BIOENGINEER.ORG

An astronomer from UC Riverside and a group of citizen scientists with eagle eyes have discovered a giant gaseous planet hidden from view by typical star-watching tools. An astronomer from UC Riverside and a group of citizen scientists with eagle eyes have discovered a giant gaseous planet hidden from view by typical star-watching tools. The … Read more

Latest Study Finds No Trace of Aliens in 4-Billion-Year-Old Martian Meteorite

To date, we have found over a hundred precious Martian rocks that have traveled from the red planet and landed on Earth at some point. Among them, the ALH84001 specimen could be one of the most puzzling. This fragment of the meteorite was picked up while riding a snowmobile in the Alan Hills ice field … Read more

Tiger shark migrations altered by climate change, new study finds – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science found that the locations and timing of tiger shark movements in the western North Atlantic have changed due to rising ocean temperatures. These climate changes later shifted the movement of sharks outside protected areas, leaving sharks … Read more

Giant galactic bubble is driving star formation, new study finds

This visualization shows the Local Bubble with star formation on its surface. (Image courtesy: Leah Hustak (STScI)) The earth is surrounded by a huge bubble about 1,000 light-years wide whose boundaries trigger the formation of all nearby young stars, a new study reveals. Astronomers have known for decades that the solar system is located within … Read more

COVID-19 Vaccines Saved Over 240,000 American Lives in Just 6 Months, Study Finds

COVID-19 vaccines have saved nearly 241,000 lives in the United States and prevented more than a million virus-related hospitalizations in the first six months of the country’s inoculation program, according to a new research model. A research letter, published Tuesday in a peer-reviewed medical journal JAMA network open, found that coronavirus vaccination has also prevented … Read more