Building democracies may not work without prior cultural changes

Building democracies may not work without prior cultural changes

It has not been known for a long time whether democratic values ​​come first in a society or in democratic institutions. When the United States invaded Iraq in the early 2000s, President... Read more »
What does science provide for 2020? This is what we are looking for

What does science provide for 2020? This is what we are looking for

In a new year comes the new science. Here is an overview of the events, projects and perspectives our presenters are watching or want to see in 2020. Cosmic clarity When astronomy... Read more »
Small experiment suggests human bodies are turned into compost plants

Small experiment suggests human bodies are turned into compost plants

Reducing bodies to dirt can be a friendly nature at a funeral or cremation. SEATTLE – The human body makes good food for worms. This is the result of pilot tests with... Read more »
Physicists have made and planned another type of carbon

Physicists have made and planned another type of carbon

The molecule known as a cyclocarbon binds to other forms of carbon, such as buckyballs and carbon nanotubes An elusive carbon crown has made its long-awaited debut. Scientists have created a molecule... Read more »
Plant-based fire retardants may offer a less harmful approach to light a fire

Plant-based fire retardants may offer a less harmful approach to light a fire

The specialists additionally estimated the base measure of surrounding oxygen expected to keep the sap ablaze. Flame retardants turn green. Using compounds of plant origin, researchers are developing a new generation of... Read more »
Molecular oscillation may explain why some solids shrink when heated

Molecular oscillation may explain why some solids shrink when heated

A mixture of stiffness and flexibility in the movement of atoms can lead to collapse Like heated objects, most solids expand because higher temperatures cause atoms to vibrate faster and take up... Read more »
How science says to make better espresso

How science says to make better espresso

Study offers tips and tricks for a more consistent and affordable beer New research challenges conventional wisdom that finely ground coffee beans are needed to brew strong espresso. Well-ground beans are generally... Read more »
Evaporated mixtures of two liquids create hypnotic designs

Evaporated mixtures of two liquids create hypnotic designs

Characteristic patterns are the result of varying surface tension When liquids containing tiny particles evaporate, they often leave fingerprints such as coffee rings or whiskey nets (SN: 10/31/19). However, liquids mixed with... Read more »
Turnips bleed red, but a chemical solution can create a blue color

Turnips bleed red, but a chemical solution can create a blue color

The results could pave the way for a rare natural blue color used to color food, clothing, etc. Beet juice is red. Now the chemists are coloring it blue. It may have... Read more »
Antiquated plans drove researchers to a tragically missing common blue

Antiquated plans drove researchers to a tragically missing common blue

Medieval texts and modern techniques helped unveil the blue watercolor’s identity Scientists have resurrected a purple-blue hue whose botanical origin had been lost to time. The pigment, called folium, graced the pages... Read more »