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California officials call for endangered listing for marten
PHYS.ORG A cat-sized, weasel-like animal whose habitat in forests along California's northern coast is under threat from marijuana cultivation should receive endangered species status, state fish and wildlife officials said. 2 hours
Yellowstone's 'landscape of fear' not so scary after all
PHYS.ORG After wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the mid-1990s, some scientists thought the large predator reestablished a 'landscape of fear' that caused elk, the wolf's main prey, to... 9 hours
Genetics research verifies purity of the Mexican wolf
PHYS.ORG In October 2015, two small minnows in the Lower Colorado River Basin—the headwater chub and the roundtail chub—were proposed for listing as threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. In... 1 day
Novel genetic method improves efficiency of enzyme
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Georgia developed a new genetic engineering technique to dramatically improve an enzyme's ability to break down biomass. 2 days
Political leaning influences city water policies as strongly as climate
PHYS.ORG Urban water conservation policies are reflecting the nation's political polarization, with a new report demonstrating that a city's water ordinances can be as much related to whether it... 3 days
Political leaning influences city water policies as strongly as climate
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers examined city water policies over the course of four years to create a database of water conservation policies. They also developed an associated index of the number... 3 days
Trump’s new oceans policy washes away Obama’s emphasis on conservation and climate
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Lion conservation research can be bolstered by input from a wide-range of professionals
SCIENCE DAILY To tackle the sharp decline in lion numbers, conservation research should consider wild prey, livestock and the environment, not just human-lion interaction,... 3 days
New material for splitting water
SCIENCE DAILY Solar energy is clean and abundant, but when the sun isn't shining, you must store the energy in batteries or through a process called photocatalysis. In photocatalytic water splitting, sunlight separates water into hydrogen and oxygen, which can... 3 days
Lion conservation research can be bolstered by input from a wide-range of professionals
PHYS.ORG The conservation of lions, while maintaining the well-being of people that live around them, is a complex problem that should be addressed... 3 days
Physicists solve the mystery of vanishing particles in graphene
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Tohoku University (Japan) have explained the puzzling phenomenon of particle-antiparticle annihilation in graphene, recognized by specialists as Auger recombination. Although... 3 days
Research Reveals Secrets of Short-Faced Niata Cow
SCI-NEWS.COM New research published in the journal Scientific Reports shows the Niata cow, a now-extinct animal with a short face like a bulldog... 3 days
Local interventions boost coral's resilience to bleaching
SCIENCE DAILY Local conservation actions can significantly boost coral's resilience to, and recovery from, climate-induced thermal bleaching by reducing other energy-sapping stresses the coral faces, a new study finds. Scientists found they could reduce the extent... 4 days
Local interventions boost coral's resilience to bleaching
PHYS.ORG Local conservation actions, like rounding up predatory snails, can significantly boost the resilience of corals to climate-induced bleaching, according to a study led by Duke University researchers. 4 days
Study identifies challenges and opportunities to safeguard one of Mesoamerica's last forest blocks
PHYS.ORG The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Yale University have created a plan to preserve one of the last intact forest strongholds for... 4 days
Bolder targets needed to protect nature for people's sake
PHYS.ORG University of Queensland (UQ) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) researchers argue that the world needs more diverse, ambitious and area-specific targets for retaining important natural systems to safeguard humanity. The... 4 days
Promising new material has the right properties to capture solar energy, split water into hydrogen and oxygen
PHYS.ORG Solar energy is clean and abundant. But when the sun isn't shining, you must... 4 days
Meet the Extinct Cow with a 'Bulldog' Skull
LIVE SCIENCE Nobody would ever say to this cow, "Why the long face?" 1 week
Oxygen-deficient triple perovskites as highly active and durable bifunctional electrocatalysts for oxygen electrode reactions
Science Magazine Highly active and durable bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts have been of pivotal importance for renewable energy conversion and storage devices, such... 1 week
eDNA analysis—a key to uncovering rare marine species
PHYS.ORG The days of searching the oceans around the world to find and study rare and endangered marine animals are not over. However, an emerging tool that can be used with just a... 1 week
Secrets of extinct cow with face like a bulldog revealed
PHYS.ORG An international team of scientists have used the latest genetic and anatomical techniques to study the remains of a cow with a short face like a bulldog that... 1 week
Conservation accord: Cash is not enough
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Response--Conservation accord
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EU sets higher target for renewable energy by 2030
PHYS.ORG The EU agreed Thursday to raise its consumption target from wind, solar and other renewable energy sources, aiming for 32 percent by 2030 rather than the previous 27 percent. 1 week
Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use
PHYS.ORG Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest smartphone maker, joined on Thursday a growing list of companies that are promising to increase their use of solar and other renewable energy to... 1 week
Samsung commits to using only renewable energy by 2020
PHYS.ORG Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest smartphone maker, has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020. 1 week
Deadly fungus found for first time in critically endangered amphibian species
SCIENCE DAILY A fungal pathogen which has led to the extinction of entire species in South America has been recorded for the first time in critically endangered amphibians... 1 week
New research in Kenya finds sweet spot for harvesting reef fish
PHYS.ORG An age-old challenge of determining the right amount of fish to harvest from the sea has finally been overcome with the creation of a new biomass-yield... 1 week
British mammals' fight for survival
SCIENCE DAILY Almost one in five of British mammal species face a high risk of extinction, according to a recent comprehensive review of their populations. 1 week
British mammals' fight for survival
PHYS.ORG Almost one in five of British mammal species face a high risk of extinction, according to the first comprehensive review of their populations for more than 20 years launched today by the Mammal Society and Natural England. 1 week
Nanowires for sustainable, renewable energy
PHYS.ORG Recent studies have revealed that semiconductor nanowires offer unique advantages for a wide range of applications. An EU-funded project is breaking new ground in the move towards sustainable and efficient energy harvesting by exploiting the unusual properties of... 1 week
In physics, a famous paradox that hangs by a thread of light
PHYS.ORG Imagine a metal bar that has been heated at one end. Instead of the heat gradually spreading over its entire length, the bar eventually... 1 week
Deadly fungus found for first time in critically endangered amphibian species
PHYS.ORG A fungal pathogen which has led to the extinction of entire species in South America has been recorded for the first time in critically endangered amphibians... 1 week
3-Legged Jaguar Gives Birth to Cubs in Argentina Park
LIVE SCIENCE A first-time mother, a three-legged jaguar named Tanya, gave birth last week to a pair of cubs — the first cubs born in Argentina's Iberá National Park in decades. 1 week
Simulation for grid transmission, distribution
PHYS.ORG Renewable energy is on the rise, especially in California, where utility companies are mandated to get at least half of their power from renewable resources, such as solar and wind, by 2030. It may be a positive development... 1 week
Taking a closer look at 'electrifying' chemistry
PHYS.ORG The future of chemistry is 'electrifying.' With the increasing availability of electrical energy from renewable sources, it will be possible in the future to drive many chemical processes using an electric current. This will... 1 week
Heritage science: Where the past looks to the future
PHYS.ORG Are crowd-sourced photos taken with mobile phones useful in collecting analytics for antiques? Can smell be used to classify degradation of plastic artifacts in museums? How are cannonballs from shipwrecks... 2 weeks
Proactive conservation management strategy urged for North Atlantic right whale
SCIENCE DAILY Marine ecologists urge a more proactive conservation management strategy for the North Atlantic right whale. 2 weeks
Taking a closer look at 'electrifying' chemistry
SCIENCE DAILY With the increasing availability of electrical energy from renewable sources, it will be possible in the future to drive many chemical processes using an electric current. This will facilitate the use of sustainable methods... 2 weeks
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NASA, NSF expedition to study ocean carbon embarks in August from Seattle
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Bogong moths first insect known to use magnetic sense in long-distance nocturnal migration
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'Flamingo:' High-powered microscopy coming to a scientist near you
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GPM satellite probes soaking storms in Southern Texas and the Gulf
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Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication
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DNA enzyme shuffles cell membranes a thousand times faster than its natural counterpart
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Time to fly? Birds that leave the nest at the wrong time can bring disaster on the whole family
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The Science Behind The World Cup Ball
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Turbulence isn't just a science problem
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T. rex, most dinosaurs couldn't stick out their tongues - CNET
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World's first known manta ray nursery discovered
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New International Trailer for Shark Movie 'The Meg' Teases Li Bingbing
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Oppo Find X: Three pop-up cameras, no notch, flagship specs, and a launch in North America
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Bringing the heat out of the city
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Study unravels 'blood stem cell niche' puzzle
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Rare mutation of gene carried by Quebec family gives insight into how the brain is wired
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30 years later, former NASA scientist wishes he hadn't been right about climate change
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Zika Virus: What Does the Future Hold?
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Why a minor change to how EPA makes rules could radically reduce environmental protection
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New DNA synthesis technique promises rapid, high-fidelity DNA printing
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Biological light sensor filmed in action
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These frogs walk instead of hop, video reveals
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‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ dinosaur survival game launches on Android, free to play [Video]
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Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 goes official w/ improved stylus and keyboard, rear camera, refreshed specs
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We must ensure new food retail technologies are not barriers to better health
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