Uncertainty, hostility and irrelevance are now part of daily life for scientists at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The remnants of former Tropical Storm Beryl are being battered by upper level winds, and that's fragmenting them even more. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the northwestern Atlantic Ocean and found some of those scattered thunderstorms were strong.
An unusually early—and humid—heat wave has set all-time records-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Emails reveal administration officials want to shelve environmental policies to speed oil and gas development-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of California - Santa Cruz) Researchers have calculated the capacity of North American forests to sequester carbon in a detailed analysis that for the first time integrates natural processes and climate changes that are likely to alter growth over the next 60 years.
(Society for Neuroscience) Rats take a fundamentally different approach toward solving a simple visual discrimination task than tree shrews, monkeys, and humans, according to a comparative study of the four mammal species published in eNeuro. The work could have important implications for the translation of research in animal models to humans.