Just over half of the United States has no need to fear a frigid, frozen winter in the coming months — instead, they'll likely experience a warmer and wetter winter than usual, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)... LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
Climate simulations project wetter, windier hurricanes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New supercomputer simulations by climate scientists have shown that climate change intensified the amount of rainfall in recent hurricanes such as Katrina, Irma, and Maria by 5 to 10 percent. They further found that if those... more
Climate simulations project wetter, windier hurricanes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New supercomputer simulations by climate scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown that climate change intensified the amount of rainfall in recent hurricanes such as Katrina, Irma, and Maria... more
Improved faunal status at the soft bottom in Skagerrak  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
Reductions of nutrients have led to a greater species richness at the seafloor in the Skagerrak after 1990. But warmer winter temperatures and increased river runoff might be the new... more
Warmer winters mean more rain on the Svalbard archipelago  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
It's often said that the Arctic is one of the places most vulnerable to climate change. Temperatures are climbing faster there than anywhere else on the planet. Increasing winter temperatures... more
Scientists discover cellular mechanism that triggers pneumonia in humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The situation is relatively common, especially in winter. You come down with the flu, which lasts longer than usual. A few days later, you discover you have pneumonia. more
Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates. Up until now the... more
Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates. Up until now the use of these 'natural' or... more
What winter solstice rituals tell us about indigenous people  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
On the day of winter solstice, many Native American communities will hold religious ceremonies or community events. more
Warmer winters may set scene for higher rates of violent crimes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
As global temperatures climb, warmer winters in parts of the country may set the scene for higher rates of violent crimes such as assault and robbery,... more
Extreme heat increasing in both summer and winter  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study shows extreme heat events both in the summer and in the winter are increasing across the US and Canada, while extreme cold events in summer and winter are declining. more
Extreme heat increasing in both summer and winter  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new study shows extreme heat events both in the summer and in the winter are increasing across the U.S. and Canada, while extreme cold events in summer and winter are declining. more
Western U.S. lake expansions during Heinrich stadials linked to Pacific Hadley circulation  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Lake and cave records show that winter precipitation in the southwestern United States increased substantially during millennial-scale periods of Northern Hemisphere winter cooling known... more
Dramatic change in seabirds' winter food source over past 30 years  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The availability of a key prey for seabirds has changed dramatically over the past three decades, particularly in winter, with possible consequences for their population numbers,... more
In the Balkans, winter cheer is darkened by a toxic smog  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Winter is here and coal is burning, enveloping the Balkans in a toxic smog and turning its cities into some of the most polluted on the... more
Optum, UnitedHealthcare take action to help people affected by North Carolina winter storms  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
UnitedHealthcare and Optum, the health benefits and services companies of UnitedHealth Group, are taking action to help people affected by the recent... more
Cod: Loss of breeding grounds in warmer world  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The chances of survival for the offspring of important fish species will dramatically worsen, if the 1.5 ° C target of the Paris Climate Agreement is not achieved. more
A fresh look at winter footprints: Environmental DNA improves tracking of rare carnivores  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new project shows that animal footprints contain enough DNA for species identification. The study extracted DNA from snow samples collected within... more
Plankton communities' warm response to nutrient availability  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Microbial plankton communities will be boosted in productivity and biomass from warmer water temperatures provided sufficient nutrients are also readily available, suggest KAUST researchers. more
BlackHoleFriday  ESA · 3 weeks
Everything 15% off this weekend at the ESAshop - plus a supermassive selection of new planetary winter wear! more
Can You Get a Sunburn in Winter?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Here's a case for wearing sunscreen 365 days a year. more
Antarctica's hidden landscape shaped by rivers in warmer era  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Antarctica's mountainous landscape was shaped by rivers rather than carved by glaciers as previously thought, a study has revealed. more
New algorithm provides a more detailed look at urban heat islands  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The concept of an urban heat island (UHI), a phenomenon in which urban areas are significantly warmer than the surrounding rural areas, is not new. The... more
'Warm' ice in world's highest glacier  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Ice temperatures inside the world's highest glacier on the slopes of Mount Everest are warmer than expected and especially vulnerable to future climate change, warn glaciologists. more
The influence of romantic crushes on buying behavior  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Have you ever felt the urge to increase the variety in your purchases at the grocery store or the mall rather than sticking to your usual favorite foods or brands? more
More than just working in your pyjamas, telecommuting saves time and money  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
For some, it's a familiar question on a grey, winter morning: Should I drive in for those meetings, or join online? more
The next great leap forward? Combining robots with the Internet of Things
PHYS.ORG
What winter solstice rituals tell us about indigenous people
PHYS.ORG
GPM observes heavy rainfall in intensifying Tropical Cyclone Owen
PHYS.ORG
Rosetta witnesses birth of baby bow shock around comet
ESA
It's Official! NASA's Famed Voyager 2 Spacecraft Reaches Interstellar Space
SPACE.COM
NASA provides new look at Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria
PHYS.ORG
How the absence of blow flies overturned a wrongful conviction
PHYS.ORG
Water found on asteroid, confirming Bennu as excellent mission target
SCIENCE DAILY
Why biodiversity is key to our survival
PHYS.ORG
Copernicus Sentinel-5P ozone boosts daily forecasts
PHYS.ORG
What's under the Antarctic Ice Sheet?
PHYS.ORG
Copernicus Sentinel-5P ozone boosts daily forecasts
ESA
Wilson: Space will be reorganized but the work must go on
SPACE NEWS
Galileo satellites prove Einstein's Relativity Theory to highest accuracy yet
ESA
Gut microbiome differs among ethnicities, researchers find
PHYS.ORG
Fresh