Why more physicists are beginning to think that space and time are “illusions”

Last December, the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for the experimental confirmation of a quantum phenomenon known for more than 80 years: entanglement. As conceived by Albert Einstein and his collaborators in 1935, quantum objects can be mysteriously related even if they are separated by great distances. But as bizarre as the phenomenon sounds, … Read more

Linking cattle genes to environment and management skills – AgriNews

CHAMPAGNE, Illinois — Cattle herders must select genes for grazing operations that best suit their environment and management. “You need to look at the cattle and focus on the environment as well, so management is a big part of that,” said Travis Meteer, a University of Illinois beef educator. “You also have to know your … Read more

From China to Japan, a deadly cold is gripping East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new norm’

Hong Kong CNN – A deadly cold snap sweeping across East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after sub-zero temperatures and heavy snow wreak havoc on travel over the Lunar New Year holiday, with climate experts warning such extreme weather events are becoming ” The new rule. Japanese officials said all those … Read more

no Ph.D. Wanted: UCLA scientists help streamline DNA testing to track marine species

Through a pilot program at the nation’s busiest port complex, researchers from UCLA, UC Santa Cruz and the Los Angeles Museum of Natural History have devised a way for non-scientists to use complex DNA testing to help track fish and other groups of marine animals. The test identifies species that live in a body of … Read more