Activating the indicator and performing a shoulder check — essential also for zebra finches

Zebra finches communicate via eye contact and calls to coordinate their spatial positions during flocking flight

Tonga volcano eruption among the most powerful ever observed, triggering atmospheric gravity waves that...

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai submarine volcano in January 2022 was one of the most explosive volcanic events of the modern era,...

Common gene used to profile microbial communities

Computer scientists develop Emu, an algorithm that uses long reads of genomes to identify the species of bacteria in a community. The program could...

Climate change in oceanwater may impact mangrove dispersal, study finds

Researchers examined 21st century changes in ocean-surface temperature, salinity, and density, across mangrove forests worldwide. Their study suggests that changes in surface-ocean density may...

Climate change will increase chances of wildfire globally — but humans can still help...

New research highlights how the risk of wildfire is rising globally due to climate change -- but also, how human actions and policies can...

Pioneering recycling turns mixed waste into premium plastics with no climate impact

Only a fraction of the material that could be turned into new plastic is currently recycled. Researchers have now demonstrated how the carbon atoms...

Powerful links between methane and climate change

Using data gathered over the last four decades to study the effects of temperature changes and rain on the atmospheric concentration of methane, scientists...

Romantic partners can influence each other’s beliefs and behaviors on climate change

A team of researchers surveyed couples about their ideas on climate change and found that while many partners exhibited similar beliefs and behaviors around...

‘Quake brain’ effects suffered by resilient Cantabrians fade over time

New research suggests the brain function of otherwise-healthy individuals exposed to event trauma has the ability to 'bounce back' over time once the threat...

Researchers identify the microbes in 100-year-old snail guts

The gut 'microbiomes' of long-dead animals could give researchers surprising insights into how climate change and other factors have shaped the Rocky Mountains and...

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A new study is one of the first in the world to show that tree trunks in upland forests actually emit methane rather than...