A professor at Duke University says that the way spilled milk spreads across the floor can explain why economic downturns regularly occur.advertisement In a paper published online on March 5 in the International Journal of Energy Research, Adrian Bejan, the J.A. Jones Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Duke, posits that recessions emerge as a natural […]Read More The physics that drives periodic economic downturn
Aerosol emissions from burning coal and wood are dangerous to human health, but it turns out that by cooling the Earth they also diminish global economic inequality, according to a new study by Carnegie’s Yixuan Zheng, Geeta Persad, and Ken Caldeira, along with UC Irvine’s Steven Davis. Their findings are published by Nature Climate Change.advertisement Tiny […]Read More Do the climate effects of air pollution impact the global economy?
Bumble bee hovering near thistle (stock image).Credit: © R.J. Godlewski / Adobe Stock Bumblebees are the big lifters of the insect world, able to fly back to the hive with almost their own bodyweight in nectar on board. A study published Feb. 5 in Science Advances shows how they do it — and that bees can show more […]Read More Bumblebees carry heavy loads in economy mode