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Martian aurora offers climate change clues, Embry-Riddle reports

(Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) A newly published study reveals that a type of Martian aurora originally detected by NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft is in fact the most common aurora on the Red Planet, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University researchers said. The research suggests a way to track water loss and better understand how the Martian climate has changed over time.

Nikon Small World video winners prove small is truly is beautiful

[embedded content] If you know anything about nature, you know that its beauty exists in all shapes and sizes. That’s the premise behind Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition. 2019 marks the ninth year artists and scientists have submitted video…

The surprising scoop on essential oils

Even though essential oils have been around for centuries, dating back to the early Egyptians and were brought as gifts to Jesus in biblical times (remember frankincense?), they’ve become more relevant today than ever before. While people traditionally see a…

Why do smells trigger such vivid memories?

The smell of a newly mowed lawn may take back to your childhood days tumbling in the backyard. Maybe catching a whiff of a certain perfume instantly reminds you of your mom. Why do smells have the power to trigger…


SCIENCE: Projections foresee faster-rising seas in South Fla.

New scientific projections released Wednesday predict that ocean levels will rise even faster than previously forecast over the next four decades in low-lying southeastern Florida, which is already prone to frequent flooding even on sunny days.

Gulf Coast corals face catastrophe

(Rice University) Gulf of Mexico coral reefs may only be saved by a dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions beyond those called for in the Paris Agreement, according to Rice University-led research.

Innocent animals cannot do anything about climate change. Only people can. – USA TODAY

Caught by a motion-detection trail camera in the Florida wilds, a young panther manages a few steps before its wobbling hindquarters fail and its rear legs collapse to the ground. The cat, among several species stricken by some mysterious neurological ailment possibly connected…

Gentle Giants Struck by Boats in Florida | Seven Worlds, One Planet | BBC Earth

Every summer, manatees gather in their thousands in Florida. A leading cause of manatee death here is from boat strike. Can regulations save these gentle giants?Subscribe: Watch more:Planet Earth Planet Earth II Dinosaur Conservation Short…