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Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows

Diplomats meeting in the western city of Bonn starting Monday will focus on resolving issues that couldn’t be agreed upon at last December’s climate summit in Poland. This includes the rules governing the international trade in carbon certificates, which...

This fish turns gloomy when separated from its true lover

Researchers in France found that tropical fish ‘convict cichlid’, known to be a loyal and monogamous partner, suffers from heartache when separated from its lover. Scientists believe that over the course of evolution, fish species such as the convict...

Polar bears inspire novel heat insulating material

For polar bears, the insulation provided by their fat, skin, and fur is a matter of survival in the frigid Arctic. For engineers, polar bear hair is a dream template for synthetic materials that might lock in heat just as well as the natural version. Source:...