PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) exposure may cause menopause to occur two years earlier in women, according to a new study.

Pronghorn exhibit little genetic variation despite landscape obstacles

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New research deepens understanding of Earth’s interaction with the solar wind

Scientists have reproduced a process that occurs in space to deepen understanding of what happens when the Earth encounters the solar wind.

Areas where earthquakes are less likely to occur

Scientists have discovered specific conditions that occur along the ocean floor where two tectonic plates are more likely to slowly creep past one another...

Antibiotic-destroying genes widespread in bacteria in soil and on people

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Reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will cause other global changes

Study finds reflecting sunlight to cool the planet will weaken extratropical storm tracks, causing other global changes.

‘A litmus paper for CO2:’ Scientists develop paper-based sensors for carbon dioxide

A new sensor for detecting carbon dioxide can be manufactured on a simple piece of paper, according to physicists.

New model shows how diamond-carrying rocks formed in Northern Alberta

Geologists are proposing a new model for explaining the eruption of diamond-bearing kimberlites in Northern Alberta.

Blood markers predict Humboldt penguin nest type, reproductive success

Researchers looked at metabolic markers in the blood of 30 Humboldt penguins nesting in the Punta San Juan Marine Protected Area in Peru. The...

Climate change could dramatically reduce future US snowstorms

A new study suggests American winters late this century could experience significant decreases in the frequency, intensity and size of snowstorms. Under an unabated...

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