Without action, the industry could jeopardize the Paris Agreement’s global climate target-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Adelaide) Far from just being the product of our parents, University of Adelaide scientists have shown that widespread transfer of genes between species has radically changed the genomes of today's mammals, and been an important driver of evolution.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Depression 2 strengthened into a compact hurricane on July 6 as NASA's Aqua satellite gathered temperature data on the storm.
(University of Edinburgh) Experiments replicating conditions at the core of the Earth could help scientists understand how the planet and its atmosphere were formed.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The remnants of Post-Tropical Cyclone Prapiroon were spotted by NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite as they were moving over Japan's Hokkiado Prefecture in northern Japan.
Deputy Andrew Wheeler, who has also worked to reverse climate legislation, takes over as acting administrator-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(University of Central Florida) A team of international researchers has found a link between seasonal fluctuations in sea level to a long-time phenomenon -- Rossby Waves. And this connection may lead to a new tool to help
Researchers are scrambling to understand the virulent outbreak, and backing policies to save several already beleaguered species -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Pensoft Publishers) The open-access scholarly journal ZooKeys marks its 10th anniversary on the awe-inspiring 4th of July. Published today, its 770th issue features a special Editorial, highlighting the milestones and achievements of ZooKeys over the last decade. It accompanies eight research articles sharing novel information about diverse animal taxa and zoological subjects from all corners of the world.
Balance could tip on endangered species, clean water and climate change, legal experts warn -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Underneath our feet, deep down in the Earth, liquid iron is producing the magnetic field that we all take for granted. But every now and then that magnetic field reverses or flips its polarity. What was once magnetic north becomes south – and vice versa. When these reversals take place – and why they do…
Cats have some of the most unique eyes in the animal world: Instead of having circular pupils like humans, the black parts in the centres of their eyes are vertical – which can adapt quickly and can open and close like the aperture of a camera. Why are cat eyes so special? It all…