: Creativity in the Wild

Here we show that four days of immersion in nature, and the corresponding disconnection from multi-media and technology, increases performance on a creativity, problem-solving task by a full 50% in a group of naive hikers..: … Weiterlesen →

: CO2 | emissions 54% higher than in 1990

CO2 emissions from fossil fuels burning and cement production increased by 3% in 2011, with a total of 9.5±0.5 PgC emitted to the atmosphere (34.7 billion tonnes of CO2). These emissions were the highest in … Weiterlesen →

: Russia clears year-long ISS mission

The first year-long mission to the International Space Station ISS may begin in March 2015, following an agreement between ISS partners who have previously sent crews for six months, the Russian space agency director said … Weiterlesen →

: Global warming changes balance between parasite and host in fish

Worms infecting fish grow 4 times faster at higher temperatures and manipulate the behavior of fish Parasitic worms that infect fish, and have a devastating effect on fish reproduction, grow four times faster at higher … Weiterlesen →

: arctic | ice thickness nears record low

A new record low could soon be set for ice in the Arctic. The past five years have seen the lowest extent of sea ice since satellite measurements began in the 1970s. more … | … Weiterlesen →