UW’s Groff Leads Study About Timing of Past Glacier Advances in Northern Antarctic Peninsula | News

February 2, 2023 Dulcinea Groff, a postdoctoral research associate in the UW Department of Geology and Geophysics, was part of a research team that used radiocarbon ages, or kill dates, of previously ice-entombed dead black mosses to reveal that glaciers advanced during three distinct phases in the northern Antarctic Peninsula over the past 1,500 years. … Read more

Algae bio hacks itself in adapting to climate change

Photosynthesizing algae play an important role in marine life. Clear evidence that marine phytoplankton are much more resilient to future climate change than previously thought is the focus of a study published in Science Advances by an international team of scientists, incl University of Hawaii at Mānoa oceanography professor David Karl. “Knowing how marine algae … Read more

Apple Shares 30-Minute ‘Shot on iPhone 14 Pro’ Film

Apple today continued with its ongoing “Shot on iPhone” series, sharing a 30-minute film from Indian film director Vishal Bhardwaj. The movie was shot entirely on Apple’s latest flagship smartphone, the iPhone 14 Pro. The short film, called “Fursat,” is described as a “magical story about a man so obsessed with controlling the future that … Read more

Streamlining the Situation | The UCSB Current

Sometimes, the most complex problems can be solved with the simplest approaches. Such was the case for researchers at UC Santa Barbara as they tried to resolve a longstanding issue of fluid friction — the resistance between an object moving through fluid, or conversely, a stationary object with fluid flowing around or through it. It’s … Read more

New weapons in the fight against cancer

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Could humanity finally be gaining the upper hand in our age-old fight against cancer? Recent scientific and medical advances have added several new weapons to our arsenal, including personalized ones gene therapyartificial intelligence screening, simple blood tests—and potentially soon vaccines. Cancer accounted for nearly 10 million deaths—almost one in six of … Read more

Astronomers identify 20 ultraviolet-emitting supernova remnants in the Andromeda Galaxy

Positions of the 20 SNRs with detected diffuse UV emission (red squares) and of the 5 SNRs with likely, but confused, diffuse emission (blue squares), overlaid on the image of the Andromeda Galaxy in the F148W filter. Credit: Leahy et al, 2023 Using the AstroSat satellite, astronomers from the University of Calgary, Canada, have identified … Read more

Permanent Man Utd move possible with aborted Liverpool transfer giving Ten Hag major hope

Marcel Sabitzer is hoping to use his loan at Manchester United to earn a permanent summer move to Old Trafford, TEAMtalk can reveal. The Austrian midfielder moved to the Red Devils on deadline day, his move just going through before the window slammed shut. Signing in a short-term move from Bayern Munich, he will look … Read more