Environment

Chemicals from septic systems may be leaking into drinking water systems with potentially harmful consequences, according to a new study.
10:39am
6.27.2017
Sea sponges known as Venus’ flower baskets remain fixed to the sea floor with an array of thin, hair-like anchors that are essentially glass.
by Brown University
10:31am
6.27.2017
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Researchers find only one hydrocarbon-producing area where production is linked to increased seismic activities at the regional scale.
by University of Alberta
2:16pm
6.26.2017
This 'hole' or region of lowered zooplankton presence was symmetric about the air gun line and increased through time.
by University of Tasmania
10:13am
6.26.2017
University of Texas at Arlington researchers use supercomputers at the Texas Advanced Computing Center to study snake evolution, unique traits.
by University Of Texas At Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center
3:46pm
6.22.2017
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That is the conclusion of a paleoclimate study that analyzed stalagmite records from White Moon Cave in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
by Vanderbilt University
10:25am
6.21.2017
About three-quarters of the world’s delicate coral reefs were damaged or killed by hot water in what scientists say was the largest coral catastrophe.
by Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer
2:46pm
6.20.2017
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The reptile trio, historically thought to be a single species, was found in different parts of the Albertine Rift in Central Africa.
by University of Texas at El Paso
10:22am
6.20.2017
A new technique lets scientists track the heating history of the molten rock, or magma, that feeds explosive volcanoes.
by Arizona State University (ASU)
3:40pm
6.19.2017
Modular, off-grid desalination technology could supply families, towns.
by Rice University
3:33pm
6.19.2017
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By lighting up the night sky you may be able to rid yourself from irritating and potentially dangerous mosquitoes.
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3:25pm
6.16.2017
Researchers have created a 3D model of the American alligator’s skull using bite-force data.
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3:22pm
6.16.2017
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Researchers have developed a system for service vehicles that could reduce emissions and save companies and governments millions.
by University of Waterloo
10:10am
6.16.2017
An ice sheet surface twice the size of California melted in one summer in what could become a regular occurrence.
by University of California San Diego
9:07am
6.15.2017
Finding highlights the inventive ways animals balance genetics and reproduction so species can thrive.
by University of Iowa
4:25pm
6.12.2017
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The researchers also found that females are more sensitive to the negative effects than males.
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1:50pm
6.9.2017
The Arctic Ocean was once a gigantic freshwater lake.
by Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
1:28pm
6.6.2017
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Researchers achieve record performance in new seismic simulations.
by Alexander Breuer, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego San Diego Supercomputer Center
10:28am
6.6.2017
A new study has revealed a group of cells that function as a ‘brain’ for plant embryos.
by University of Birmingham
3:29pm
6.5.2017
The group of researchers evaluated the effects of projected climate changes on Norway spruce seedlings.
by University of Helsinki
8:41am
6.5.2017
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The pledge— which includes 195 countries that have agreed to implement plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions— was adopted in December 2015.
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2:52pm
6.2.2017
The oxygen storage capacity (OSC) was also found to improve with the addition of CeO2, which supports evidence of its oxygen gateway effect.
by Kumamoto University
12:58pm
6.2.2017
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An ice shelf rift in Antarctica is growing at an expedited rate.
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10:41am
6.2.2017
President Donald Trump has unilaterally withdrawn the United States from the Paris climate change agreement reached in 2015.
by Seth Augenstein, Senior Science Writer
3:53pm
6.1.2017
Scientists are tackling the methylmercury problem in the environment with a new microbial process that could reduce mercury toxicity levels.
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3:19pm
6.1.2017
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Recently, solar steam and vapor generation is attracting a lot of attention with promising prospects in desalination, sterilization and chemical purification.
by Science China Press
10:19am
6.1.2017
Researchers believe that pulses of atmospheric carbon dioxide and sulfate aerosols caused 85 percent of marine animal species at the time to become extinct.
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3:27pm
5.31.2017
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Coal mining and environmental tourism are both cash cows for the state of Queensland
by Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
1:02pm
5.31.2017
A new study finds that drone deliveries emit less climate-warming carbon dioxide pollution than truck deliveries in some — but not all — scenarios.
by University of Washington
10:38am
5.31.2017
With prices down and weather patterns unpredictable, these are tough times for America's cotton farmers, but new research might offer a break for the industry.
by University of Texas at Austin
10:23am
5.31.2017
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