A record number of Americans watched the 2017 solar eclipse — and sought science...

The 2017 total solar eclipse spurred a flurry of interest about solar eclipses, according to the final report of a survey led by the...

New insights into biodiversity hotspots could help protect them from potential deep-sea mining

New insights into animal patterns around extinct submarine volcanoes could inform measures used to protect marine ecosystems from human activities, such as trawling and...

Plant hedges to combat near-road pollution exposure

Urban planners should plant hedges, or a combination of trees with hedges -- rather than just relying on roadside trees -- if they are...

Staying clean keeps seafish smart

"Vet" service provided by smaller fish is key to keeping coral reefs healthy, a new study finds.

Scientists cook up new recipes for taking salt out of seawater

As populations boom and chronic droughts persist, coastal cities like Carlsbad in Southern California have increasingly turned to ocean desalination to supplement a dwindling...

Discovery in northern lakes may be key to understanding early life on Earth

Many Canadian lakes can provide new insights into ancient oceans, a team of researchers has discovered, and these findings could advance research about greenhouse...

How Neolithic people adapted to climate change

Research has uncovered evidence that early farmers were adapting to climate change 8,200 years ago.

Weather satellites aid search and rescue capabilities

The same satellites that identify severe weather can help save you from it. NOAA's GOES series satellites carry a payload supported by NASA's Search...

The long memory of the Pacific Ocean

Cold waters that sank in polar regions hundreds of years ago during the Little Ice Age are still impacting deep Pacific Ocean temperature trends....

Greenhouse gases: First it was cows, now it’s larvae

A certain species of larva uses methane to propel itself, and it is even possible that this mechanism is accelerating the release of gases...

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