Researchers describe a hitherto unknown bird from the late Jurassic period. It is the second bird capable of flight, after the famous Archaeopteryx, to be identified from this era.
Source: First birds: Archaeopteryx gets company — ScienceDaily
With a quantum coprocessor in the cloud, physicists have opened the door to the simulation of previously unsolvable problems in chemistry, materials research or high-energy physics. In a new study, researchers report how they simulated particle physics phenomena on 20 quantum bits and how the quantum simulator self-verified the result for the first time.
Source: Quantum cloud computing with self-check: New method enables powerful quantum simulation on hardware available today — ScienceDaily
Bell’s theorem in quantum physics has been called the “most profound” scientific discovery in history
Source: A little-known quantum mechanics theorem explains the nature of all reality | Salon.com
As far back as 1982, fossil fuel executives knew they were trading the future of the planet for a few decades of profit.
Source: The Real Climate Change Culprits Have Never Been Punished
Land is a source of both enormous wealth and horrendous inequality. The Green New Deal can reverse historic injustices while pushing agriculture into the sustainable, low-carbon future.
Source: How the Green New Deal Can Deliver Land Justice
Conservatives have launched a new attack on abortion rights, which go against both medical science and common sense, says Anoa Changa, but the point is to bring the issue to the new conservative Supreme Court majority
Source: New Abortion Laws ‘Go Against Common Sense’
A global research effort is targeting inherited disorders in dogs.
Source: Managing mutations of a species: the evolution of dog breeding
A stark new report lays out the ways the state will need to adapt, beyond traditional engineering approaches
Source: Levees Won’t Save Louisiana from a Climate “Existential Crisis” – Scientific American