Coral reefs face a bleak future, but survival may come from a very unlikely place—the dark, cold depths of the ocean. NOVA Next contributor Veronique Greenwoodreports the story .
In other news from NOVA and around the web:
- Four versions of the exact same supernova have appeared in this Hubble snapshot.
- Killer whales, especially sons, follow the matriarch to find food.
- We exist only because the universe is imperfect .
- Physicists finally see light as a particle and a wave at the same time .
- McDonald’s is trying to tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance : by getting rid of antibiotic-raised chicken .
- On Wednesday, scientists came one step closer to developing a quantum computer . But some problems may be too hard for a quantum computer.
- Why would a jar of peanut butter cost $761?
- “Beneath the ground, just west of Geneva, Switzerland, a leviathan is stirring.”
- You might not think this applies to you… but it probably does .
- The microbiome may yield a new class of psychobiotics .
- A wolf-human alliance may have finished off the Neanderthals.
- “When a researcher gets proved wrong, that means the scientific method is working .”
- Scientists have figured out what makes Indian food so delicious.
- A phase 1 trial of a chikungunya vaccine based on a weakened measles virus is looking promising.