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Analyses of energy cycle offer a new explanation of climate change
PHYS.ORG Researchers know that more, and more dangerous, storms have begun to occur as the climate warms. A team of scientists has reported an underlying explanation, using... 39 minutes
New inverse algorithm for CO2 retrieval from satellite observations
PHYS.ORG Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) is a primary greenhouse gas that has persistently increased over the past few decades. It is a major driver of regional and global climate change. Most... 39 minutes
Synthetic chemicals: Ignored agents of global change
PHYS.ORG Despite a steady rise in the manufacture and release of synthetic chemicals, research on the ecological effects of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, and industrial chemicals is severely lacking. This blind spot undermines efforts to address global... 2 hours
From tiny phytoplankton to massive tuna
SCIENCE DAILY Phytoplankton are the foundation of ocean life, providing the energy that supports nearly all marine species. Levels of phytoplankton in an ocean area may seem like a good predictor for the amount of fish that can... 12 hours
From tiny phytoplankton to massive tuna: How climate change will affect energy flows in ocean ecosystems
PHYS.ORG Phytoplankton are the foundation of ocean life, providing the energy that supports nearly all marine species.... 13 hours
Arctic melt ponds form when meltwater clogs ice pores
PHYS.ORG When spring comes to the Arctic, the breakup of the cold winter ice sheets starts at the surface with the formation of melt ponds. These pools of melted snow and... 13 hours
New findings on carbon cycle feed climate research
PHYS.ORG A Florida State University researcher is taking a deep dive into the carbon cycle and investigating how carbon moves from the ocean surface to greater depths and then remains there for hundreds... 14 hours
Satellite's 1st Views of Earth (and Moon) Are Jaw-Dropping
SPACE.COM A new weather-tracking satellite has beamed back its first images of Earth from orbit, and the view is amazing! 14 hours
Photos: Stunning Images of Earth from GOES-16 Weather Satellite
LIVE SCIENCE See these incredible images captured by NOAA's GOES-16 satellite. 14 hours
experiment resolves mystery about wind flows on jupiter Experiment Resolves Mystery About Wind Flows on Jupiter
ASTRO WATCH Jupiter’s colorful, swirling winds known as “jets” have long puzzled astronomers. One mystery has been whether the jets exist only... 14 hours
Quantum optical sensor tested in space for the first time, with a laser system from Berlin
SCIENCE DAILY For the first time ever, a cloud of ultra-cold atoms has been successfully created in space... 15 hours
Research targets cookstove pollution using supercomputers and NASA satellites
PHYS.ORG New air quality research is investigating a major, but often overlooked contributor to outdoor pollution and climate: burning of solid fuel for cooking and heating. 15 hours
Earth from Space: New 'Blue Marble' Photo Is Jaw-Dropping
LIVE SCIENCE A new weather satellite is sharing high-definition images from the heavens. 15 hours
Astronomers to Search for Alien Life at Nearby 'Habitable' Exoplanet
LIVE SCIENCE The Wolf 1061 star system is only 14 light-years away and a team of astronomers are doing the groundwork to begin looking for signs of extraterrestrial biology in... 15 hours
Living environment a powerful factor in the lives of Rwanda's orphans
SCIENCE DAILY A population study establishes that orphanages are important for Rwanda's orphans mainly because of lower stigma and marginalization they faced from the community. Children in orphanages... 16 hours
How B cell metabolism is controlled: GSK3 acts as a metabolic checkpoint regulator in B cells
SCIENCE DAILY New research addresses the lack of knowledge about how B cell metabolism adapts to each of... 16 hours
New research on wine fermentation could lead to better bouquet
PHYS.ORG The taste of wine arises from a symphony of compounds that are assembled as yeast ferment the must from grapes. But much of what happens in this process... 16 hours
Experiment resolves mystery about wind flows on Jupiter
SCIENCE DAILY A team of geophysicists has recreated Jupiter's jets in the laboratory for the first time and shown that they likely extend thousands of kilometers below Jupiter's visible atmosphere. 17 hours
Breathtaking Earth Images Delivered By New NOAA Satellite | Video
SPACE.COM The first set of images from the GOES-16 satellite have been released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N0AA). The geostationary satellite will be used for weather forecasting,... 17 hours
spanish scientists create a 3 d bioprinter to print human skin Spanish scientists create a 3-D bioprinter to print human skin
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Scientists from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), CIEMAT (Center for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research), Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, in collaboration with the firm BioDan... 17 hours
Breathtaking Earth Images Delivered By New NOAA Satellite | Video
LIVE SCIENCE The first set of images from the GOES-16 satellite have been released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N0AA). The geostationary satellite will be used for weather forecasting,... 17 hours
Early Meteorite Bits Reveal Clues About Solar System's Evolution
SPACE.COM Many meteorites found on Earth are remnants of one titanic solar-system collision that took place more than 460 million years ago. But researchers have found the composition of space rocks... 18 hours
Forests 'held their breath' during global warming hiatus, research shows
PHYS.ORG Global forest ecosystems, widely considered to act as the lungs of the planet, 'held their breath' during the most recent occurrence of a warming hiatus, new research has... 18 hours
Oceanographic analysis offers potential crash site of MH370
PHYS.ORG A group of oceanographers offers a new analysis of the potential crash site of flight Malaysian Airlines flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. The researchers, which included scientists from the University... 19 hours
Experiment resolves mystery about wind flows on Jupiter
PHYS.ORG One mystery has been whether the jets exist only in the planet's upper atmosphere—much like the Earth's own jet streams—or whether they plunge into Jupiter's gaseous interior. If the latter is true,... 19 hours
First big-picture look at meteorites from before giant space collision 466 million years ago
PHYS.ORG Four hundred and sixty-six million years ago, there was a giant collision in outer space. Something hit an asteroid and... 19 hours
Improving prognoses for a sustainable future
SCIENCE DAILY Whether it's electric automobiles, renewable energy, carbon tax or sustainable consumption, sustainable development requires strategies that meet people's needs without harming the environment. Before such strategies are implemented, their potential impact on environment, economy, and society... 19 hours
Calabrese says mistake led to adopting the LNT model in toxicology
PHYS.ORG Edward Calabrese, the University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental toxicologist who has long been a critic of the current linear no-threshold (LNT) approach to risk assessment for... 19 hours
Professors reflect on the issue of climate change in Trump's administration
PHYS.ORG ManMohan Sodhi, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management commented on climate change and how the rise of natural disasters could impact the US economy. 21 hours
Image: Frost build-up near Mars north pole
PHYS.ORG This animated gif shows the build up of frosts in a 73 x 41 km section of the north polar ice cap of Mars between November and December 2004. 21 hours
Electrocatalysis can advance green transition
PHYS.ORG The world population is growing, as is energy demand, and we have long been able to see the consequences of climate change caused by the world's consumption of fossil resources. The IEA reports that global demand for energy... 21 hours
Researcher investigates strategies designed to reduce excessive body temperature during exercise
NEWS MEDICAL Doing exercise in hot environments leads to early fatigue owing to a range of physiological factors in which high body temperature is a significant one. 21 hours
Adsorbent that can selectively remove water contaminants
PHYS.ORG Professor Cafer T. Yavuz and his team at the Graduate School of Energy, Environment, Water, and Sustainability (EEWS) of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed an adsorbent that can selectively... 23 hours
Modifying the composition of magnetite to enable it to convert sunlight into electrical current
PHYS.ORG Mined to make the first compass needles, the mineral magnetite is also made by migratory birds and other animals to... 24 hours
Humans Caused Extinction of Australia’s Prehistoric Giant Animals: New Evidence
SCI-NEWS.COM New evidence indicates the primary cause of megafaunal extinction in Australia 45,000 years ago was likely... 1 day
Psychological 'vaccine' could help immunize public against 'fake news' on climate change
PHYS.ORG In medicine, vaccinating against a virus involves exposing a body to a weakened version of the threat, enough to build a tolerance. 1 day
new satellites new administration key topics of ams meeting New satellites, new administration key topics of AMS meeting
SPACE NEWS A meeting of atmospheric and space scientists this week will feature enthusiasm about a new generation of weather... 1 day
Facts, beliefs, and identity: The seeds of science skepticism
SCIENCE DAILY From climate skeptics to anti-vaxxers, psychologists are studying what motivates and drives our decisions to pay attention to some facts while ignoring others. 2 days
Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power
PHYS.ORG President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the... 2 days
'Droneboarding' takes off in Latvia
PHYS.ORG Skirted on all sides by snow-clad pine forests, Latvia's remote Lake Ninieris would be the perfect picture of winter tranquility—were it not for the huge drone buzzing like a swarm of angry bees as it zooms above the... 2 days
Evolution, Climate and Vaccines: Why Americans Deny Science
LIVE SCIENCE Americans like science. So why do they reject scientific conclusions? 2 days
extreme space weather induced electricity blackouts could cost u s more than 40 billion daily Extreme Space Weather-Induced Electricity Blackouts Could Cost U.S. More than $40 Billion Daily
ASTRO WATCH The daily U.S. economic cost from solar storm-induced electricity blackouts... 3 days
Did Trump Dump Climate Change? White House Website Scrubbed Clean
LIVE SCIENCE Climate scientists reacted with dismay, but not necessarily surprise, upon learning that President Donald Trump's new administration had removed the climate change page from the White House website. 3 days
Trump signals big shift on energy, climate policies
PHYS.ORG US President Donald Trump signaled a sharp break on energy and the environment policy Friday, announcing plans to undo climate policies and promote domestic energy development as part of his "America First"... 4 days
'Station Obama' in Antarctica Will Continue Monitoring Climate Changes
LIVE SCIENCE Eight years ago on Friday, scientists named a climate monitoring location in a desolate bay off the Antarctic Peninsula after the 44th president to mark his inauguration. 4 days
Seals found able to find hidden fish by using whiskers to trace aspiration currents
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers with the University of Rostock in Germany has found that seals are able to use their... 4 days
The world's cities: vital, but fragile
PHYS.ORG They may be richer and more numerous than ever, but the world's urban dwellers can be forgiven a sense of dread as threats pile up from climate change, terrorism and anarchic growth. 4 days
video how machine learning is transforming the world around us Video: How machine learning is transforming the world around us
PHYS.ORG VIDEO "Siri, will it rain today?", "Facebook, tag my friend in this photo." These are just two examples of the incredible things that we ask computers to do for... 4 days
Sea-surface temps during last interglacial period like modern temps
SCIENCE DAILY Sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation period were like those of today, a new study reports. The trend is worrisome, as sea levels during the last interglacial period were between... 4 days
New invisibility cloak to conceal objects in diffusive atmospheres
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Public University of Navarre (NUP/UPNA) and the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have come up with a new invisibility cloak capable of concealing objects in diffusive atmospheres,... 4 days
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Spanish scientists create a 3-D bioprinter to print human skin
Tools and techniques to track and study methane
Video: How machine learning is transforming the world around us
New modeling method focuses attention on amorphous material's unusual vibrational modes
A stone, skip and a hop away from saving a bay
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Researchers quantify in high speed a viper's strike in nature for the first time