Environment

New methodology puts emphasis on data to test climate models.
by Georgia Institute of Technology
8:30am
1.19.2018
Researchers used high-tech tools to more precisely view where cleared sites were and how much lasting impact they had on the rainforest.
by University Of New Hampshire
3:20pm
1.18.2018
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Ice-like water and methane structures encapsulate so much methane that many view them as both a energy resource and an agent for environmental change.
by University of Rochester
7:30am
1.18.2018
Three different air currents met over the North Sea between Scotland and southern Norway, carrying warm air northwards at high speed as though on a "highway".
by Eth Zurich
3:41pm
1.17.2018
Pharmaceuticals and other man-made contaminants are forcing fish to work at least 30 percent harder just to survive.
by McMaster University
8:30am
1.17.2018
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Computer modeling at Princeton University points to a method that could drastically cut the energy needed by using sunlight in the manufacturing process.
by John Sullivan, Princeton University
8:00am
1.17.2018
A new report provides practical agronomic data for five cellulosic feedstocks, which could improve adoption and increase production across the country.
by University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
3:11pm
1.16.2018
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Scientists use hydroacoustics to find abundance of marine life in reserve is four times greater than in surrounding waters.
by University Of California - San Diego
12:35pm
1.15.2018
A team of researchers are using news types or radar in combination with current meteorology technology to take an “MRI” of clouds.
by Stony Brook University
8:30am
1.15.2018
Researchers have used machine learning to develop an improved model for understanding geothermal heat flux on Greenland.
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10:35am
1.12.2018
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New data suggests that warming temperatures are turning one of the world’s largest sea turtle colonies almost entirely female.
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3:27pm
1.11.2018
Increased seismic activity has occurred simultaneously with the increased retrieval of unconventional oil and gas, which uses hydrofracturing.
by Virginia Tech
9:00am
1.11.2018
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A new international study found that the size of plankton, and the strength and direction of currents, are key to how they are dispersed in the ocean.
by Oregon State University
7:00am
1.11.2018
Across North America, streams and rivers are becoming saltier, thanks to road deicers, fertilizers and other salty compounds.
by University of Maryland
8:00am
1.9.2018
Accelerating ocean acidification could be transforming the fundamental structure of California mussel shells.
by Florida State University
8:30am
1.8.2018
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A new study suggests yeast as a potentially safer and more cost effective way to help clean up these radioactive waste sites.
by Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)
8:00am
1.8.2018
In broadest view yet of world's low oxygen, scientists reveal dangers and solutions.
by University Of California - San Diego
10:38am
1.5.2018
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A ban on a chlorine-based chemical has led to increased optimism regarding the future of the ozone.
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3:48pm
1.4.2018
Scientists have found surprising evidence of rapid climate change in the Arctic.
by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
3:38pm
1.3.2018
Infants within 2 miles of fracking sites more likely to have low birth weight.
by Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago
9:14am
1.3.2018
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UCR study shows how intensive pesticide use is driving mosquito evolution at the genetic level.
by University of California - Riverside
3:57pm
1.2.2018
It has until now been assumed that additional small aerosols would not grow and become cloud condensation nuclei, since no mechanism was known to achieve this.
by Technical University of Denmark
8:00am
12.28.2017
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Mosquito bites can be an itchy nuisance but they can also be deadly. Diseases such as malaria, Dengue fever and West Nile virus can spread with a single bite.
by University of Notre Dame
8:00am
12.26.2017
Research suggests that erosion rates will increase as sea level rises, further exacerbating these problems.
by UCSD
11:18am
12.22.2017
Predators are likely deterred by the venomous organelle ejected by hydrozoans' nematocysts, similar to those found in medusas' tentacles.
by European Commission Joint Research Centre
11:13am
12.22.2017
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Underground settings are becoming increasingly relevant to global security and safety.
by DARPA
8:00am
12.22.2017
Glaciologists have long known that mineral dust and black carbon can darken the surface of large ice sheets.
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3:21pm
12.20.2017
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The new model offers insight into natural earthquakes, creating a framework for understanding what causes earthquakes to stop shaking.
by California Institute of Technology
2:18pm
12.20.2017
Natural sources of vanadium emissions include volcanic eruptions and the weathering of rocks.
by Duke University
8:00am
12.18.2017
The 1,000+ feet of ice may contain more than half a million years of climate history.
by Ohio State University
2:50pm
12.13.2017
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