Environmental watchdogs petition DCNR to remove access fee on oil & gas well database

Environmental activists are calling on a state agency to eliminate access fees for a database containing detailed information about orphaned and abandoned oil and gas wells across the commonwealth that they believe Pennsylvania taxpayers should have access to free of charge. Oil & gas well watchdogs are asking the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural … Read more

Topological Materials Are Everywhere – New Database Reveals Over 90,000

A new searchable database reveals more than 90,000 known materials with electronic properties that remain unperturbed in the face of disruption. Credit: Christine Daniloff, MIT Searchable tool reveals more than 90,000 known materials with electronic properties that remain unperturbed in the face of disruption. What will it take for our electronics to become smarter, faster, … Read more

Scientists Used Over 100,000 MRIs to Map The Human Brain Across Our Entire Lifetime

We’ve now got a more complete picture than ever before of how the brain grows, evolves, and shrinks over our lives – all thanks to a complex database combining 123,984 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans taken from 101,457 individuals. The scans cover every stage of life, from a 16-week-old fetus to a 100-year-old adult, and … Read more