All sorts of data is collected on Australian farms, such as stock numbers and crop details. from www.shutterstock.com Most of us are familiar with cases of data being used in ways that go beyond consumer expectations – just think of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal. However this is also an issue […]

Cryoconite, the layer of dark sediment on top of most glaciers, is a sponge for nuclear contaminants. New research finds that glaciers all over the world — not only those near nuclear disaster sites — are excessively contaminated with radioactive fallout. Credit: Robert Szymanski/Shutterstock The world’s ice is rapidly disappearing, […]