Articles and researches

June 2, 2020

Lots of people with canceled summer travel plans are diving into the RV life | MNN

There’s never been a more appealing time to be turtle-like, to carry your home on your back and see the sights from the safety of your […]
June 2, 2020

New Zealand is sitting on top of a massive bubble of lava from an ancient volcano | MNN

Scientists may have found the most compelling evidence yet that the Earth’s molten core belches out blobs of lava that eventually find their way to the […]
June 1, 2020

Rimbin concept offers a look into the future of infection-free playgrounds

Berlin-based inventors Martin Binder and Claudio Rimmele believe that parents shouldn’t have to make the choice whether or not to let their children enjoy a playground […]
June 1, 2020

Orcas threatened by highly contagious respiratory virus, CeMV

Marine mammal conservationists warn of a contagious respiratory pathogen, cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV), that could potentially harm already endangered orca populations. Like the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that is causing the […]
June 1, 2020

Living Building Challenge-targeted Watershed improves Seattle’s water quality

Seattle-based design firm Weber Thompson has completed construction on Watershed, a mixed-use development that aggressively reduces its energy and water usage compared to conventional construction of […]
June 1, 2020

States sue over Trump administration’s fuel efficiency rollback

Twenty-three states and Washington, D.C. have sued the Trump administration over rollbacks in fuel-efficiency standards, citing poor science and threats to public health. Continue reading below […]
June 1, 2020

Why understanding your body temperature matters right now | MNN

Until recently, you probably only thought about your body temperature around flu season. But during the pandemic, knowing your body temperature is critical because fever can […]
June 1, 2020

National Park Service rolls out clever social distancing posters | MNN

As national parks around the U.S. begin a phased approach to reopening, visitors expecting the usual warnings to keep a safe distance from wildlife are now […]