The NemaSym Research Coordination Network is an opportunity for scientists to collaborate on nematode research. Understanding the relationship between roundworms and their internal bacteria offers insights on an array of problems, including pest management in agriculture.
Astronomers are watching the astronomical equivalent of streaming live video of a spectacular outburst from the unstable, behemoth double-star system Eta Carinae, which initially was seen on Earth nearly 170 years ago.
An investigation found that refrigerator filters work the best, and some pitcher-style filters work to some degree to remove contaminants. Results of the study are scheduled for publication in the March issue of Good Housekeeping magazine.