Mixotrophs, tiny sea creatures that hunt like animals but grow like plants, can change everything from fish populations to rates of global warming
An analysis of more than six decades of daily temperature and snowfall data linked warmer arctic temperatures to cold snaps at lower latitudes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Plan would hamstring agency’s mission, environmental advocates warn
Evidence builds for controversial idea linking Arctic temperature spikes to changing weather patterns
Physicists have long sought to find one final theory that would unify all of physics. Instead they may have to settle for several
Plantations would have to be massive in scale, and their value is still unproven
Draft report recommends ways to engage young people on climate and environmental justice
European and Canadian orbiters can work together to catch wayward emissions
The water is tainted, the wreckage is dangerous, and disposing of it will be a prolonged, complex and costly process
Scientists are urgently transplanting, fertilizing and enhancing corals to help them adapt to warmer oceans, but rebuilding entire reefs will be daunting
Sand’s color is derived from its mineralogy, or the physical structure of the crystals that populate the sand.
Agency officials blame paperwork and the human resources department
The cinnabar moth caterpillar's coloration pattern warns predators close up, but camouflages the critter from a distance.
Researchers begin to tackle the technical obstacles to incorporate observations from space into weather models
Two studies reveal congressional districts where younger voters could make a big difference
A study of 22 different types of lichens revealed 10 included fungi that had lost a gene for energy production, making them completely dependent on their algal partner.
A survey of more than 1,500 studies concludes neonicotinoids harm bees
Rising seas will ruin Kwajalein Atoll site where 1,300 work and live
“Moms Clean Air Force” has mobilized more than 1 million parents to press lawmakers at all levels of government
But suitable islands for breeding may be harder to find