#Science

#Science


Unique underwater stalactites

Posted: 24 Nov 2017 08:49 AM PST

In recent years, researchers have identified a small group of stalactites that appear to have calcified underwater instead of in a dry cave. The Hells Bells in the El Zapote cave near Puerto Morelos on the Yucatán Peninsula are just such formations. Scientists have recently investigated how these bell-shaped, meter-long formations developed, assisted by bacteria and algae.

New proton record: Researchers measure magnetic moment with greatest possible precision

Posted: 24 Nov 2017 08:49 AM PST

High-precision measurement of the g-factor are eleven times more precise than before. Results indicate a strong similarity between protons and antiprotons.

Three to four cups of coffee a day linked to longer life

Posted: 22 Nov 2017 04:06 PM PST

Drinking coffee is 'more likely to benefit health than to harm it' for a range of health outcomes, say researchers.
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