Articles and researches

April 10, 2020

Losing your sense of smell may point to coronavirus — or not | MNN

Anosmia, or losing your sense of smell, affects more than your nose. Because taste is linked to smell, you lose both senses. It’s a relatively common […]
April 10, 2020

Los Angeles air quality improves amid pandemic

There is one positive impact of the tragic coronavirus pandemic — Los Angeles is experiencing its longest stretch of good air quality since 1995. On April […]
April 10, 2020

Resurrected greenhouse to honor father of modern genetics

International architecture and urban design practice CHYBIK + KRISTOF has unveiled designs for an energy-efficient greenhouse to commemorate Gregor Mendel, a scientist and Augustinian friar regarded as […]
April 10, 2020

How to become a backyard naturalist right now | MNN

During the coronavirus pandemic, many people who aren’t essential workers find themselves spending a lot more time at home. And as they settle into new daily […]
April 10, 2020

How fungi are saving the planet

Fungi are living organisms that support the ecosystem of the entire planet. Most people associate mushrooms with fungi, but in reality, mushrooms merely make up the […]
April 10, 2020

Introducing moose turd art and the delightfully practical woman who creates it | MNN

Sure, you can do whatever you want with those nuggets . (Photo: Kent Wang [CC BY-SA 2.0]/Flickr) Sometimes, humanity gets me down. But then I watch […]
April 10, 2020

How moon mining could transform the economy and space travel | MNN

The moon, observed with Mars (lower right) in July 2003, hold far more riches than you would think. (Photo: Marc Van Norden [CC by 2.0]/Flickr) Moon […]
April 9, 2020

The 2024 total solar eclipse may ‘outshine’ 2017 | MNN

The path of the 2024 total solar eclipse will take it from Mexico through Texas, Kentucky, Ohio, New York and Maine. (Map: Michael Zeiler/ The first […]