The Undertaker’s Census: Researchers Use Carrion Flies To Survey Tropical Forest Mammals

July 31, 2017 How many mammal species live in a tropical forest? Some are nocturnal. Others are small, furtive or live at the tops of trees. Scientists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) in Panama tested a new technique: recruiting carrion-eating flies to detect mammals. This new method …

Astronomers Discover “Heavy Metal” Supernova Rocking Out

July 31, 2017 Many rock stars do not like to play by the rules, and a cosmic one is no exception. A team of astronomers has discovered that an extraordinarily bright supernova occurred in a surprising location. This “heavy metal” supernova discovery challenges current ideas of how and where such …

Projects of the Week, July 31, 2017

Here are the featured projects for the week, which appear on the front page of SourceForge.net: deepin deepin is a distribution that aims to provide an elegant, user-friendly, and stable operating system. [ Download deepin ] Manjaro Community Torrents This project is for download the Manjaro Officials and Community releases …