How Much Soil Goes Down The Drain – New Data On Soil Lost Due To Water (Dec 15, 2017 17:51)
According to a new study, almost 36 billion tons of soil is lost every year due to wate...

Northeast Farmers Weigh Warming Climate, Drenched Fields (Dec 15, 2017 16:57)
Farmers in the Northeast are adapting to longer growing seasons and warming climate con...

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Kai-Tak Moving Over the Philippines (Dec 15, 2017 16:55)
NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared imagery of Tropical Storm Kai-Tak that reve...

More frequent fires reduce soil carbon and fertility, slowing the regrowth of plants (Dec 15, 2017 14:53)
Frequent burning over decades reduces the amount of carbon and nitrogen stored in soils...

Exposure to Larger Air Particles Linked to Increased Risk of Asthma in Children (Dec 15, 2017 14:31)
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University report statistical evidence that children e...

Saving Salamanders: Vital to Ecosystem Health (Dec 15, 2017 13:11)
Amphibians—the big-eyed, swimming-crawling-jumping-climbing group of water and la...

Prescription drugs in treated wastewater are making fish more vulnerable to predators (Dec 15, 2017 13:11)
A team of researchers from Environment Canada and Climate Change Canada and McMaster Un...

NASA Researchers Share Perspective on Key Elements of Ozone Layer Recovery (Dec 14, 2017 20:45)
Each year, ozone-depleting compounds in the upper atmosphere destroy the protective ozo...

Children's Screen-Time Guidelines Too Restrictive, According to New Research (Dec 14, 2017 17:30)
Digital screen use is a staple of contemporary life for adults and children, whether th...

How Defeating THOR Could Bring a Hammer Down on Cancer (Dec 14, 2017 17:25)
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center uncovered a novel...

40 Years After First Ebola Outbreak, Survivors Show Signs They Can Stave Off New Infection (Dec 14, 2017 17:08)
Survivors of the first known Ebola outbreak, which occurred in the Democratic Republic ...

Vis­itor Pat­terns and Emer­ging Activ­it­ies in Na­tional Parks Re­vealed by So­cial Me­dia Posts (Dec 14, 2017 17:03)
Researchers from the Digital Geography at the University of Helsinki have bee...

5 Animals Who Love the Cold (Dec 14, 2017 16:56)
As temperatures drop, most creatures retreat to hunker down or hibernate.

Eating Together as a Family Helps Children Feel Better (Dec 14, 2017 16:51)
Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to ex...

Reclaiming Appalachia: A Push to Bring Back Native Forests to Coal Country (Dec 14, 2017 16:47)
Near the top of Cheat Mountain in West Virginia, bulldozer operator Bill Moore gazes do...

Clearing The Air (Dec 14, 2017 16:41)
Residents in some areas of the developing world are currently coping with dangerous lev...

Melting of East Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Cripple Major U.S. Cities (Dec 14, 2017 15:18)
The world’s largest ice sheet may be less stable than previously thought, posing ...

Rooftop wiretap aims to learn what crows gossip about at dusk (Dec 14, 2017 13:16)
What are crows saying when their loud cawing fills a dark winter’s evening? Despi...

Cattle delayed a weekend before slaughter produce lower-grade meat (Dec 14, 2017 13:16)
When cattle arrive at a slaughterhouse on a Friday but are held for processing until Mo...

Mars Mission Sheds Light on Habitability of Distant Planets (Dec 13, 2017 20:57)
How long might a rocky, Mars-like planet be habitable if it were orbiting a red dwarf s...

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