Category: Earth Science

Science: UCLA receives Department of Energy grant to transform CO2 into construction materials

IMAGE: The technology for producing CO2Concrete is being demonstrated at the Wyoming Integrated Test Center at the...

Science: Study finds less impact from wildfire smoke on climate

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., July 9, 2020--New research revealed that tiny, sunlight-absorbing particles in wildfire smoke may have less impact on climate than widely hypothesized because reactions as the plume mixes with clean...

Science: New evidence of long-term volcanic, seismic risks in northern Europe

IMAGE: Water-filled maars in Germany's Eifel region.   ...

Science: Scientists trace the origin of our teeth from the most primitive jawed fish

IMAGE: A tropical reef in the Czech Republic, 409 million years ago: Radotina, one of the most...

Science: Arctic Ocean ‘regime shift’ | EurekAlert! Science News

Scientists at Stanford University have discovered a surprising shift in the Arctic Ocean. Exploding blooms of phytoplankton, the tiny algae at the base of a food web topped by whales and polar...

Science: Conditions ripe for active amazon fire, Atlantic hurricane seasons

IMAGE: On August 11, 2019, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured these...

Science: Argonne soil carbon research reduces uncertainty in predicting climate change impacts

IMAGE: Argonne scientists were awarded $8 million from ARPA-E to partner with startup companies and help develop...

Science: A new look at deep-sea microbes

IMAGE: Microbes found deeper in the ocean are believed to have slow population turnover rates and low...

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Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask while out in public has become the recommended practice. However, many still question the effectiveness of...

Archaeology: Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors

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