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Science Aug 08Will geoengineering to cool the planet harm crops?
Solar geoengineering would ease heat stress, but also block vital sunlight for plants, according to a new study published Wednesday.
Science Jun 01Analysis: How much carbon will Trump’s climate policies add to the atmosphere?
A detailed analysis shows how much more carbon dioxide each of Trump’s climate policy changes would send into the atmosphere.
Science Feb 09How the House science committee may try to weaken the EPA
House Committee on Science, Space and Technology will likely push reforms that many fear will meddle with the scientific process.
Science Jan 02Q&A: Why some extreme weather events can now be blamed on climate change
An old adage said weather events couldn't be tied to climate change, but improvements in computing and statistics now say otherwise.
Science May 11Dunes on Mars resemble Starfleet logos
The resemblance is uncanny, but no, these aren't Starfleet logos emblazoned on planet Vulcan. Perhaps fittingly, though, this nasa Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter image shows a section of an active dune field on Mars. Strong winds blowing in a single direction…
Science May 08The ants who make rafts out of their buoyant babies to escape floods
When a flood arrives, some ant species evacuate their nest and self-assemble into rafts made out of their offspring to float to dry ground.