Adaptations could have allowed these kangaroos to eat tougher foods than any living Australian herbivores
PLoS ONE 14(9): e0221287. Embargo expired on 11-Sep-2019 at 14:00 ET
A new study published in nature Sustainability proposes alternative hunger eradication strategies that will not compromise environmental protection.
– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Nature Sustainability Embargo expired on 11-Sep-2019 at 11:00 ET
An international team of scientists, led by researchers at McMaster University, has solved a centuries-old mystery of ‘Fraser’s Clawed Frog’, an unusual and elusive species found in West Africa.
– McMaster University
PLOS ONE Embargo expired on 11-Sep-2019 at 14:00 ET
Coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health all face impacts from climate change, and now valuable soils may also be affected. Climate change may reduce the ability of soils to absorb water in many parts of the world, according to a Rutgers-...
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Science Advances ; Rutgers Today
People living in marginalized communities in St. Louis, particularly African Americans, have been enduring, as one study participant said, “real problems” such as violence and racism that are perceived as more immediate than issues of climate cha...
– Washington University in St. Louis
Journal of Community Practice
Iowa State researchers are using machine-learning tools to clean up thunderstorm reports compiled by the National Weather Service. The goal is to determine which reports accurately describe storms that had severe winds. Accurate data could lead to ne...
– Iowa State University
A USC scientist and colleagues have identified a new species of giant flying reptile that once soared over what is now North America.
– University of Southern California (USC)
Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
No more than 540 million years ago there was a huge boom in the diversity of animals on Earth. The first larger animals evolved in what is today known as the Cambrian explosion. In the time that followed
– University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
In Willapa Bay in Washington state, scientists have discovered that water washing over tidal flats during high tides is largely the same water that washed over them during the previous high tide.
– University of Washington
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
Ember Morrissey, assistant professor of environmental microbiology in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, uncovered that nature significantly affects how the tiny organisms under our feet respond to their current surroundi...
– West Virginia University
Golf ball-size clods of weathered crude oil originating from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon catastrophe could remain buried in sandy Gulf Coast beaches for decades, according to a new study by ecologists at Florida State University.
– Florida State University
A study of superbolts, which release a thousand times more electrical energy in the low-frequency range than regular lightning bolts, finds they occur at very different times and places than regular lightning. Superbolts tend to strike over particula...
– University of Washington
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Working with UGA, a UAH team is helping determine whether a hyperspectral imaging camera mounted to a drone can provide UGA scientists with a more detailed look at marsh grasses and their recovery.
– University of Alabama Huntsville
Marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, a new class of tobacco products called heat-not-burn devices is quickly gaining in popularity across the globe. A study by Berkeley Lab's Indoor Environment Group shows that
– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Environmental Science & Technology
Four SUNCAT scientists describe recent research results related to the quest to capture CO2 from the smokestacks of factories and power plants and use renewable energy to turn it into industrial feedstocks and fuels.
– SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
L. Wang et al., Nature Catalysis, 17 June 2019 (10.1038/s41929-019-0301-z); S. Nitopi et al., Chemical Reviews, 22 May 2019 (10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00705); P. De Luna et al., Science, 26 April 2019 (10.1126/science.aav3506)...
A unique new facility launched today at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination, and contribute to our understanding of the impact of climate change through measurements on Antarc...
– University of Adelaide
A team of paleoclimatologists on a recent expedition to recover glacier ice in Peru encountered the anger of a local community, fueled by local politics that had nothing to do with science. Here's what happened next.
– Ohio State University
Describes how the international community can join with Orlando Health in supporting Hurricane Dorian relief in the Bahamas
– Orlando Health
The current urgent needs of the Bahamian People require a massive infusion of aid. WEBB Banks has
taken a leading role in obtaining the necessary donations that will enable Third Wave Volunteers to
quickly and efficiently respond to the dire situ...
– Tulane University
– Binghamton University, State University of New York
– Michigan Technological University