Today’s internationally recognized tree holiday was founded in 1872 by J. Sterling Morton, former Secretary of Agriculture to US President Grover Cleveland, and avid tree enthusiast. The holiday is generally observed on the last Friday
This month in PLoS ONE news: Penguin populations recorded from outer space, super strength bacteria discovered in caves, and much more! Satellite mapping provides the first comprehensive record of the Emperor Penguin population in Antarctica.
Increasing your vegetable and fruit intake could improve your appearance, according to a new study. Scientists from the University of St Andrews in Scotland observed 35 participants who increased their fruit and vegetable intake over
Spiderman, watch out! There’s a new, super-strength spider silk in town! Researchers from Politecnico di Torino in Italy performed stress tests on the stalks of silk egg sacs produced by the cave spider, Meta menardi
No, these beetles aren’t just trying to boogie down. The curious dance serves as a very important survival tactic, according to scientists. After collecting their loot, the beetles must travel in a straight line away
This month in PLoS ONE: Bathroom germs, yawn contagion and more! The specific locations and breeds of bacteria found in public restrooms was recently revealed when researchers at the University of Colorado took samples from
This month in PLoS ONE: Mind Control in a Virtual World, The Network of the Global Economic Structure Revealed, and more! Scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed technology that allows users to control