Ever since the middle of the 19th century, the atmospheric CO2 concentration has been steadily rising due to anthropogenic activities. If you want to know more about the main sources of CO2 at the global scale, have a look at the […]
Each of us has a unique genome, yet the amount of difference between two random humans on this planet is tiny: around 0.1% on average. This 0.1% difference between you and me actually contains enough information to tell you where you come from.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of #EarthDay, @WWF invites you to create nature themed artwork & share with #ArtForEarthDay 1: Wildlife 🦊Day 2: Freshwater 💧Day 3: One Planet 🌍Day 4: Food 🥕Day 5: Forests 🌳Day 6: Climate 🌤️Day 7: Ocean […]
Every one of us remembers their favorite teacher in school. They were the ones able to spark our interest, with compelling storytelling and passion for their subject. Unless we were lucky enough to have access to innovative programs, our favorite […]
Since their invention, computers have been put to work to take over simple and repetitive numerical tasks. Today, with the introduction of machine learning techniques in many facets of life, we are beginning to see the many possibilities of handing over complex (intelligent?) tasks to the computer.
To reduce the amount of competing factors some species can “switch” the pigments they are using to capture various parts of the light spectrum. This chromatic adaptation could help better understand how so many species can thrive in the same environment when it comes to phytoplankton.
For the last few months there has been lots of news about forest fires in Australia, a natural seasonal phenomenon. However, both the location and extent of these bushfires are novel. You might be wondering what effect fire and, more generally, disturbances could have on forest ecosystems. One way of estimating it would be to use multiple ecological indices to quantify the amount of change induced by a disturbance.
ITeachLikeThis project was started as an experiment to bring together a diverse group of educators willing to share their story on Twitter – why they started teaching and how they teach. Our goal was to start a discussion about which […]
Days are getting longer, and soon the temperatures will be increasing here in the Northern hemisphere. Just about the right time to think of summer plans! What will you do this summer? The summers I most fondly remember were those […]
These days, everyone is looking back on the past year, so it is my turn to do that too. Year 2018 was marked with only one thing worth mentioning – Rhizome Association. Every day, from the moment I opened my […]