Dogs can smell when humans are stressed, study suggests | zoology

There’s now scientific evidence shedding more light on one of Barkley’s impressive skills in a long list of endearing traits: the ability to smell when you’re stressed. Dogs can smell the difference between odors from humans when they’re stressed and when they’re calm, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE. Earlier … Read more

Nuclear physics at CERN: a hub for interdisciplinary research

Fundamental research at the ISOLDE and n_TOF facilities at CERN has applications in a wide variety of areas of astrophysics, medical physics, energy and more For a week at the beginning of September, a surprisingly wide variety of physicists gathered in CERN’s Main Auditorium. The tenth edition of the Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics Conference (NPA-X), … Read more

Dogs can smell when humans are stressed, study suggests | Health

There’s now scientific evidence shedding more light on one of Barkley’s impressive skills in a long list of endearing traits: the ability to smell when you’re stressed. Dogs can smell the difference between odors from humans when they’re stressed and when they’re calm, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal PLOS ONE. Earlier … Read more

Happy 25th birthday, IPPOG! | CERN

Created in 1997, the International Particle Physics Outreach Group today plays a key role in disseminating the goals and accomplishments of particle physics research to the public worldwide. “The particle physics community has a moral obligation to inform the public on its activities. To do this well, experiences must be shared among countries in view … Read more

CERN to host International Conference on Quantum Technology for High-Energy Physics (QT4HEP22)

We are pleased to announce that registration will open this week for the International Conference on Quantum Technology for High-Energy Physics, which will be hosted at CERN on 1–4 November 2022. The event will take place in the CERN Main Auditorium, with featured sessions being broadcast live. The conference will serve as a forum to … Read more

Life of celebrated Chinese-American nuclear physicist commemorated

China”s scientific community is committed to openness, trust and cooperation with peers from the United States and the international science community to contribute to scientific progress and the welfare of the people. On Saturday, scientists from China and the US celebrated the 110th anniversary of the birth of renowned Chinese-American female nuclear physicist Wu Chien-shiung … Read more

70 years of theoretical physics at CERN

CERN is quiet during the summer months, but there is one place that breaks that rule: the corridors of the CERN Theoretical Physics department. Here, the finest minds in theoretical physics gather all year round to discuss models and recent findings with colleagues, creating the vibrant atmosphere that has made it so special since its … Read more

Chinese, US scientists celebrate pioneering female physicist

Physicists from China and the United States celebrated the 110th anniversary of the birth of renowned female nuclear physicist Wu Chien-shiung on Saturday by championing the fruitful history of China-US science cooperation and the mutual desire to continue exchanges and cooperation to push scientific frontiers and address global challenges. Born in the town of Liuhe, … Read more

New dinosaur species discovered that had tiny arms like T. rex | zoology

Paleontologists in Argentina have discovered a new species of dinosaur, with disproportionately short arms like those of Tyrannosaurus rex. A fossil of Meraxes gigas, as the new dinosaur has been called, was found in what is now the northern Patagonia region of Argentina, revealing that the creature was 11 meters (36 feet) long and weighed … Read more

Volunteer‑led event returns to inspire junior high science teachers and their students – Dal News

Translating advanced climate science into a compelling lesson plan aimed at teenagers might seem like a tall order, but a recent Dal-hosted event offered junior high teachers from across Nova Scotia a leg up with the task. Attendees at the Atlantic Science Links Association’s 2022 conference explored this and a few other key subject areas … Read more