This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation, researchers have identified the lightest neutrino, weighing at least 6 times less than an electron. A neutrino is a subatomic particle that is similar to an electron but has no electrical charge. Read more on neutrinos here.
Increasing fires in the boreal forest and amazon are emitting copious amounts of carbon into the atmosphere. In a feedback loop, these fires increase climate warming which in turn, lead to more severe and frequent forest fires. Here is the latest on how wildfires threaten the boreal carbon balance and the alarming surge in Amazon fires.
Lastly, have you ever thought about conducting research abroad? Elisabeth Kugler, a researcher in molecular biology, has ten takeaways to help you succeed.