Category: Earth Science

Science: Evolution makes the world less ragged

How does evolution impact ecological patterns? It helps smooth out the rough edges, says UConn Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Professor Mark Urban. Urban led an international team of researchers through a review...

Science: NASA sees storms wrapping around Tropical Cyclone Cristina

IMAGE: On June 8 at 4:20 p.m. EDT (2020 UTC) NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Cristina...

Science: Multi-university center aims to minimize mine tailings risk

IMAGE: The front of the mine tailings pile at the Iron King Mine and Humboldt Smelter Superfund...

Science: Scientists from Russia and Germany to develop new biotechnology using algae

IMAGE: An international joint project to create a resource and CO2-neutral energy closed-loop technology from microalgae Chlorella...

Science: First Alaskan juvenile predator fossil adds insight to dino migration

DALLAS (SMU) - The discovery of the first juvenile dromaeosaurid lower jaw bone on the North Slope of Alaska supports a growing theory that some Cretaceous Arctic dinosaurs did not migrate with...

Science: NASA analyzes Tropical Cyclone Damien’s water vapor concentration

IMAGE: On July 8 at 4:50 a.m. EDT (0850 UTC) NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone...

Science: Soil studies can be helpful for border control

IMAGE: A soil tunnel shaft is used to access a tunnel under the US-Mexico border. ...

Science: Texas will face driest conditions of the last 1,000 years

Texas' future climate will feature drier summers and decreasing water supplies for much of the state for the remainder of the 21st century - likely resulting in the driest conditions the state...

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Study: Effectiveness of cloth masks depends on type of covering

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

IMAGE: Workers excavating Hall's Cave in Central Texas ...

Nanotechnology: Sharing a secret…the quantum way

IMAGE: An artistic impression sharing a secret using structured...