New research suggests that the Mars underground has the right ingredients for present-day microbial life.
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 6, 2021) – A new report released this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that the United States is getting warmer and parts of it are getting wetter. NOAA’s “new normals” set of…
The Chinese Tianwen-1 missionâs Zhurong rover will attempt to land on the surface of Mars in mid-May 2021.
(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science) MIAMI–A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science tracked large sharks in Miami and The Bahamas to understand how these migratory animals respond to major storms, like hurricanes.
Nature is Critical to Slowing Climate Change, But It Can Only Do So If We Help It First – InsideClimate News
No matter how many solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are built between now and 2030, the world won’t meet its increasingly ambitious climate targets without a lot of help from forests, fields and oceans. “Achieving net-zero by 2050…
(Geological Society of America) The Geological Society of America regularly publishes articles online ahead of print. For April, GSA Bulletin topics include multiple articles about the dynamics of China and Tibet; the Bell River hypothesis that proposes that an ancestral, transcontinental river occupied much of northern North America during the Cenozoic Era; new findings in the climatic history during one of Earth’s coldest periods: The Late Paleozoic Ice Age; and the age an nature of the Chicxulub impact crater.
(Wildlife Conservation Society) A powerful, long-term study from WCS adds scientific backing for global calls for conserving 30 percent of the world’s ocean.
Bruno Conte, Klaus Desmet, Dávid Krisztián Nagy, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg 04 May 2021 In discussing trade policy in the context of climate change, some people are quick to argue that trade might have to be restricted. After all, trade involves transportation,…
Early on, President Joe Biden promised multitudes of “good-paying, union jobs” to fuel his massive push for wind and solar-powered electric vehicles, EV charging stations, and the tiny portion of his “infrastructure” package that actually involves road and bridge construction….
(New York University) Researchers from NYU Abu Dhabi’s Center for Genomics and Systems Biology have successfully sequenced the genome of previously extinct date palm varieties that lived more than 2,000 years ago.