Studies

Breaking research from science, medicine and technology.

Researchers have found an extensive reservoir in the Greenland Ice Sheet that holds water year round. A surprising discovery, the existence of the 27,000 square mile aquifer adds important information to sea level rise calculations. …read more Source: EurekAlert

New published research from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows two drugs help adolescents with ADHD and aggression. Prescribing both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug to children with physical aggression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), along with teaching parents to use behavior management …

After the 2012 conviction of six Italian geoscientists on manslaughter charges related to communication about the hazards prior to the L’Aquila earthquake in 2009, scientists worldwide are keen to understand the risks of their hazards research. EARTH Magazine investigates the complicated and often nuanced risks …

New research using data from NASA’s Van Allen Probes mission helps resolve decades of scientific uncertainty over the origin of ultra-relativistic electrons in Earth’s near space environment, and is likely to influence our understanding of planetary magnetospheres throughout the universe. …read more Source: EurekAlert

Even scientists are fond of thinking of the human brain as a computer, following sets of rules to communicate, make decisions and find a meal. But if the brain is like a computer, why do brains make mistakes that computers don’t? …read more Source: EurekAlert

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