A new study by Ruhr University aquatic biologists shows that freshwater acidification may be catching up -- and even surpassing -- ocean acidification in a race that may harm essential parts of the food chain -- like water fleas --…
By Rashmi Shivni
For half a century, more than 80 percent of wars occurred within biodiversity hotspots. Scientists knew war forced animal populations to decline, but they didn't know the extent--until now.
Genetic traits in yellow warblers can gauge if the migratory birds will adapt to the pace of climate change, according to a new study.
An engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology wants to explore the cosmos with CubeSats and ion engines inspired by static electricity.
By Courtney Norris
The number of asylum seekers fleeing their home countries to the European Union will increase dramatically if carbon emissions and global warming continue on their current path, according to a new study from Columbia University.
In the latest ‘Oumuamua update, a research team deciphers the chemical makeup of the cigar-shaped rock.
Long before the current devastation in California, scientists had built a strong case linking a changing climate to more wildfires. Since hotter weather promotes drought and drought increases the chances of fire, rising temperatures have intensified the risks. Science correspondent…
Low birth weight, defined as being born under 5.5 pounds, has previously been linked with an increased risk of childhood mortality and poorer educational outcomes.
By Teresa Carey
Fisheries ecologists at Virginia Tech have found a link between tropical forest loss in the Amazon and declines in freshwater fish populations.
By Teresa Carey
Neuroscientists at Johns Hopkins University look into why you can sometimes change your mind at the last second, but fail horribly at others.
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