Data analytics can predict global warming trends, heat waves

New data analytics process evaluates how global energy consumption, as well as urban green infrastructure, can affect climate change.

Antibiotics discovered that kill bacteria in a new way

A new group of antibiotics with a unique approach to attacking bacteria has been discovered, making it a promising clinical candidate in the fight...

Students develop tool to predict the carbon footprint of algorithms

Within the scientific community, it is estimated that artificial intelligence -- otherwise meant to serve as a means to effectively combat climate change --...

To float or not to float? Mystery solved as to why algae balls float...

Scientists have uncovered the age-old mystery of why marimo algae balls sink at night and float during the day.

Antarctica losing six times more ice mass annually now than 40 years ago

Antarctica experienced a sixfold increase in yearly ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017, according to a new study. Glaciologists additionally found that the...

Hidden costs of disease to greater Yellowstone elk

For decades researchers have known that a bacterial disease in elk, bison and cattle in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem causes periodic abortions in these...

Fungal outbreak in marine mammals began on land

A study explores how human-caused changes on land can affect aquatic animals, specifically in the case of the fungal pathogen, Cryptococcus gattii.

Historical migrations left genetic footprints on the Irish genome

A genome-wide study of the people of Ireland reveals a previously hidden genetic landscape, shaped through geography and historical migrations.

Limited scope of corporate sustainability revealed

The first large-scale analysis of corporate practices for sourcing sustainable materials shows that many companies address sustainability at some level, but most deal with...

To unpack colonial influence on ecology, researchers propose five strategies

Researchers proposed five strategies to untangle the impacts of colonialism on research and thinking in ecology.

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