Category: Earth Observation
Researchers create a global map of soil pH and illuminate how it changes between wet and dry climates.
Sockeye salmon that evolved in the generally colder waters of the far north still know how to cool off if necessary, an important factor in the species’ potential for dealing with global climate change.
Humans may in part owe their big brains to a DNA “typo” in their genetic code, research suggests.
Rice University materials scientists develop techniques to control the microscopic shape of cement particles for the bottom-up manufacture of stronger, more durable and more environmentally friendly concrete.
An international team of scientists evaluated the performance of DNA barcoding and the barcode reference library applied to large-scale Malaise trap samples from two German sites over the span of one summer.
In the international study led by the University of Leeds, researchers have pinpointed how much phosphate ‘fertilizer’ is released from dust depending on atmospheric acid levels.
Our planet probably experienced its hottest temperatures in its earliest days, when it was still colliding with other rocky debris (planetesimals) careening around the solar system.
The quake was so powerful that it lifted the seabed by 2 meters (6 feet)
New analysis of nine species that ‘walk’ by night on shallow reefs shows their range is much smaller than was known
Reactor number four at Chernobyl, the scene of the worst nuclear accident in history, has been fully enclosed by a vast steel shelter designed to prevent radiation leaks from the site.