Airborne lidar system poised to improve accuracy of climate change models

Researchers have developed a laser-based system that can be used for airborne measurement of important atmospheric gases with unprecedented accuracy and resolution. The ability...

More sensitive climates are more variable climates

A decade without any global warming is more likely to happen if the climate is more sensitive to carbon dioxide emissions, new research has...

Phthalate MEHP and cardiac arrhythmias

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New species of pocket shark identified

A team of researchers has identified a new species of pocket shark. The 5-and-a-half-inch male kitefin shark has been identified as the American Pocket...

Eco-friendly composite catalyst and ultrasound removes pollutants from water

Scientists have developed a wastewater treatment process that uses a common agricultural byproduct to effectively remove pollutants and environmental hormones, which are known to...

Geoscientists discover mechanisms controlling Greenland ice sheet collapse

New radar technology allowed geoscientists to look at Greenland's dynamic ice-ocean interface that drives sea level rise.

Air pollution linked to increase in newborn intensive care admissions

Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery are more likely to be admitted to a...

Smart irrigation model predicts rainfall to conserve water

A predictive model combining information about plant physiology, real-time soil conditions and weather forecasts can help make more informed decisions about when and how...

Sustainable land management key to reducing Amazon wildfires

The unrelenting deforestation of the Amazon region could lead to a dramatic increase to the risk of destructive wildfire outbreaks, research has shown.

Unusually high carbon stocks and tree diversity in Panama’s Darien forest

Through a participatory forest-carbon monitoring project in the Darien forest of Panama, scientists and a team of trained indigenous technicians found that, even in...

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