Even a short stay for travelers in cities with high levels of air pollution leads to breathing problems that can take at least a week from which to recover, a new study shows.
– NYU Langone Health
Journal of Travel Medicine; ES000260; ES007324 Embargo expired on 30-May-2019 at 09:00 ET
A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing answers to previously unsolved questions about life in sub-Saharan Africa thousands of years ago.
– Saint Louis University
embargoed until 30-May-2019, 14:00 ET
For environmental monitoring, precision agriculture, infrastructure maintenance and certain security applications, slow and energy efficient can be better than fast and always needing a recharge. That’s where “SlothBot” comes in.
– Georgia Institute of Technology
International Conference on Robotics and Automation; N00014-15-2115
A new paper explores the genetic signatures of a pair of wolves isolated on Isle Royale, a remote national park in Lake Superior. The pair are father-daughter and share the same mother. Such close inbreeding leads to genetic anomalies, which likely a...
– Michigan Technological University
Science Advances; NIH S10 OD018174 Instrumentation Grant; NIH R35GM119856; NSF DEB-1453041; Isle Royale National Park CESU task agreement no. P16AC00004; McIntyre-Stennis Grant USDA-NIFA-1014575... Embargo expired on 29-May-2019 at 14:00 ET
Although pollen has covered cars for weeks and allergy sufferers have been sneezing, we think of sex as being the realm of animals. But plant sex can be quite interesting, especially in species that can have male or female flowers. In a study in the ...
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Annals of Botany; Rutgers Today
Elephant poaching rates in Africa have started to decline after reaching a peak in 2011, an international team of scientists have concluded.
– University of York
University at Albany solar energy expert Richard Perez shares his blueprint for a carbon-free future in PV-Tech Power.
– University at Albany, State University of New York
Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world's rivers exceed 'safe' levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study has discovered.
– University of York
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Annual Meeting
The ROSETTA-Ice project, a three-year, multi-institutional data collection survey of Antarctic ice, has assembled an unprecedented view of the Ross Ice Shelf
– Earth Institute at Columbia University
Did ancient supernovae induce proto-humans to walk on two legs, eventually resulting in homo sapiens with hands free to build cathedrals, design rockets and snap iPhone selfies?
– University of Kansas
Journal of Geology
By adding utility-scale solar farms throughout New York state, summer electricity demand from conventional sources could be reduced by up to 9.6 percent in some places. But Cornell University engineers caution that upstate winters tell a different ta...
– Cornell University
Applied Energy, May-2019
Nobody can predict the future with perfect accuracy, but FSU meteorology researchers are getting closer. New studies highlight powerful climate modeling tools that are providing high-resolution, paradigm-shifting projections.
– Florida State University
Journal of Marine Systems
Gross Primary Production (GPP) in forests tells scientists how much CO2 these systems are breathing in. Evergreen trees retain their green needles year round, preventing scientists from detecting GPP on large scales. A study linked GPP with solar-ind...
– University of Utah
PNAS, May-2019 Embargo expired on 27-May-2019 at 15:00 ET
A climate expert is available to comment on U.S. political polarization around climate change as revealed by a recently released report from the Yale Climate Communication Center. Expert Available
– Indiana University
Research carried out into the impact of changes to chimpanzee habitats found they have adapted to human developments in a number of ways
– University of Kent
Forest management must account for the elevated risk large, hot fires pose to older trees that store more carbon, researchers from NAU, UNM, the U.S. Forest Service and the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (Ecoss) at Northern Arizona Universi...
– Northern Arizona University
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Clean Gulf Associates joined the Gulf Star program to become a leading sponsor of "Embrace the Gulf 2020". A positive celebration of the Gulf of Mexico envisioned by the Gulf of Mexico Alliance.
– Gulf of Mexico Alliance
– University of Delaware
– University of Delaware
– Missouri University of Science and Technology