Welcome to a weekend edition of “Hawaii Science Digest”–a look at the top science, technology, environmental, and cyber security news impacting our world. Views expressed in this post are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated.
Accessed on 23 December 2018, 0504 UTC.
“Spotlight Science News”, 22 December 2018.
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Comment: Here are today’s top science news headlines from https://phys.org:
That holiday trip over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house could turn into nice little gift for automakers as they increasingly collect oodles and oodles of data about the driver.
A new University of Michigan study of interbreeding between two species of howler monkeys in Mexico is yielding insights into the forces that drive the evolution of new species.
(HealthDay)—Hundreds of thousands of women have used the #MeToo hashtag to speak out about sexual harassment and assault during the past year.
It’s happened before, and it could happen again.
Modern galaxies show a wide diversity, including dwarf galaxies, irregular galaxies, spiral galaxies, and massive elliptical galaxies. This final type, massive elliptical galaxies, provides astronomers with a puzzle. Although …
Study projects a dramatic increase in annual high-heat days in the U.S. Northeast by the century’s end
Long-term assessment of likely regional and local climate impacts is critical to enabling municipalities, businesses, and regional economies to prepare for potentially damaging and costly effects of climate change—from …
A massive stellar flare on a baby star has been spotted by University of Warwick astronomers, shedding light on the origins of potentially habitable exoplanets.
Weather forecasters may be looking in the wrong place when working to issue tornado warnings, new research led by Ohio University has demonstrated.
Researchers from the University of Houston and the Toyota Research Institute of America have discovered a promising new version of high-energy magnesium batteries, with potential applications ranging from electric vehicles …