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The primary component of natural gas, methane, is itself a potent greenhouse gas. A recent study has unveiled a high performance catalyst for methane...

Mediterranean freshwater fish species susceptible to climate change

Climate change will strongly affect many European freshwater fish species. This is particularly the case for species in the Mediterranean region.

Why do Hydra end up with just a single head?

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Bee surveys in newest US national park could aid pollinator studies elsewhere

Declines in native bee populations are widely reported, but can existing data really analyze these trends? Entomologists report findings about pollinator biodiversity in California's...

Orchards in natural habitats draw bee diversity, improve apple production

Apple orchards surrounded by agricultural lands are visited by a less diverse collection of bee species than orchards surrounded by natural habitats.

Can a critic-turned-believer sway others? The case of genetically modified foods

When an advocate for one side of an issue announces that he or she now believes the opposite, can that message affect others' views?...

Individual lichens can have up to three fungi

Individual lichens may contain up to three different fungi, according to new research from an international team of researchers. This evidence provides new insight...

Scientists find increase in asteroid impacts on ancient Earth by studying the Moon

A team of scientists has determined the number of asteroid impacts on the Moon and Earth increased by two to three times starting around...

State of the climate: How the world warmed in 2018

The climate data for 2018 is now mostly in, though the ongoing shutdown of the US government has caused some datasets to be delayed. In...

Lack of fair access to urban green spaces

People with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbors, a new study...

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