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  • Our Silent Supporters: How Trees Serve Us

    Our Silent Supporters: How Trees Serve Us0

    How high tree species richness benefits human society. Most ecosystems, like tropical rainforests or oceans, provide suitable environments for many different plant- and animal species. Furthermore, ecosystems provide a lot of benefits to humans, like health and economic benefits. We owe these ecosystems for a large part to the trees. But how exactly do they support ecosystems?

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  • Profiling Risk: Predicting Alcoholism In Adolescents

    Profiling Risk: Predicting Alcoholism In Adolescents0

    New study defines profile of adolescent alcohol misusers. Alcohol misuse is a growing concern among adolescents. A recent survey revealed that over 40 percent of USA adolescents between the ages of 13 and 14 report occasional alcohol use, and about 10 percent regular use. When looking at older adolescents, the picture is even more worrisome

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  • Do Nanoparticles Have A “Brand New” Property?

    Do Nanoparticles Have A “Brand New” Property?0

    Research reveals that nanoparticles can break the rules of thermodynamic: what do these findings imply? Are you an undergraduate who will soon approach the end of semester Thermodynamic exam? Stop studying immediately! Last week popular scientific websites were full of the “big” news:  nanoparticles violate the second rule of thermodynamics.  It made me eager to

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