Exploring Space Can Unite the U.S.–but Not in the Way You Might Think

Survey show that Americans want NASA to monitor climate change and asteroid threats, not land astronauts on the moon Credit: Jay Bendt On January 31, 1958, the U.S. put its first satellite into space. As the Jupiter C rocket carrying the satellite burned its way through the upper atmosphere, engineers at Cape Canaveral in Florida…Continue Reading

Exploring links between infant vocabulary size and vocal interactions with caregivers

Analysis of recordings from infants’ homes reveals that certain types of vocal interactions between adults and infants are associated with a larger infant vocabulary. Lukas Lopez of University of California, Merced, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on November 25. Previous research has shown that, in the home, one-on-one vocal…Continue Reading

Aloha Poke Exploring Ghost Kitchen Concept With Reef Kitchens

Franchise Eyeing Major Metropolitan City for Pilot Program Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Aloha Poke, the nation’s premier fast-casual poke restaurant concept, announced today it is entering into an agreement with REEF’s Kitchens, a leading ghost kitchen operator, as a way to introduce the restaurant’s high-quality food and sustainable sourcing practices into new urban markets. The markets…Continue Reading

Exploring the sustainability of the Indian sugar industry

Generations of political support for sugar cultivation have helped India become the second-largest producer of sugar worldwide. Now, the country’s commitment to renewable energy could create additional benefits, like conserving natural resources and providing better nutrition to the poor. Stanford researchers conducted the first comprehensive analysis of India’s sugar industry and its impact on water,…Continue Reading

Exploring the danger behind Quebec’s anti-mask conspiracy theorists

Experts who monitor extremist groups in Quebec are also concerned about the role conspiracy theories are playing in radicalizing online behaviour, and the possibility it could turn into real-world violence. Picture taken at Sept. 12 anti-mask demonstration in Montreal. (Jonathan Montpetit/CBC)Late one Tuesday night in May, while most of Quebec was still under lockdown orders, the…Continue Reading

Exploring the source of stars and planets in a laboratory

Physicist Himawan Winarto with figures from paper behind him. Credit: Elle Starkman/PPPL Office of Communications. A new method for verifying a widely held but unproven theoretical explanation of the formation of stars and planets has been proposed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL). The method grows from…Continue Reading