Astronomers Aaron Smith and Volker Bromm of The University of Texas at Austin, working with Avi Loeb of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, have discovered evidence for an unusual kind of black hole born extremely early in the universe.
Some prairie voles are monogamous, while others seek out multiple mates. In a recent study, researchers from the University of Texas at Austin reveal sexual behavior is largely controlled by genetic differences in the rodents' brains, suggesting natural selection has allowed for both characteristics to co-exist.
A new house design runs on solar, breeze-collection, rainwater, and the ability to raise tilapia and an aquaponic garden indoors.
Coral that was killed during tectonic-plate movement near the Solomon Islands shows earthquake history and helps with some predictions, say researchers.