We resort to models when we need to simplify complex mechanisms or relationships in order to make decisions, predict the outcome of some processes, or analyse consequences of some decisions—sometimes with the aid of computers running complex simulRead more
It’s not fun when you’re on the green, and the golf ball you hit takes a dive, literally into the sea.
Before you take another golf ball from your golf bag, spare a thought of the environment—try to imagine the scene below the waves.Read more
If you think finding a needle in a haystack is tough, how about sifting through almost two tons of dirt and finding twenty-four shark teeth, each measuring less than a millimetre across.Read more
Thanks to satellite tracking, researchers were able to find out more about a population of fin whales that have been living in the Gulf of California all year round, an unusual behavioural trait since this species is known to migrate great distancRead more
When a tourist boat carrying curious tourists approaches a seal colony with the sole purpose of observing them in the wild, the seals won’t know of their well-meaning intentions.
All the seals would see are potential predators.Read more