Innovators uncover origin of ‘conscious awareness’ in baby behaviour

From Florida Atlantic University 19/09/23 Living things act with purpose. But where does purpose come from? How do humans make sense of their relation to the world and realize their ability to effect change? These fundamental questions of agency – acting with purpose – have perplexed some of the greatest minds in history including Sir […]

Flood risk: Analysis reveals destruction of global floodplains

From University of Texas at Arlington 12/09/23 A University of Texas at Arlington hydrologist’s study in the Nature journal Scientific Data provides the first-ever global estimate of human destruction of natural floodplains. The study can help guide future development in a way that can restore and conserve vital floodplain habitats that are critical to wildlife, […]