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NASA's Parker Probe Will Explore The Sun's Hellish Atmosphere in 2018
SPACE.COM During the total solar eclipse, skywatchers can see the corona: the hellish, mysterious outer atmosphere that NASA plans to probe in 2018. 4 hours
Eclipse research: Following in the moon's slipstream to capture high-res sunspot images
SCIENCE DAILY While much of the research around the eclipse on Monday will focus on the effects of the Sun's brief, daytime disappearance on Earth and... 11 hours
Researchers will follow in the moon's slipstream to capture high-res sunspot images
PHYS.ORG While much of the research around the eclipse on Monday will focus on the effects of the Sun's brief, daytime disappearance on Earth and... 1 day
Satellite sees the formation of eastern Pacific's Tropical Depression 13E
PHYS.ORG The thirteenth tropical depression of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season formed on Aug. 18. NOAA's GOES-Wet satellite captured an image of the new storm. 1 day
Eclipse weather forecast: Best in West, least in East
PHYS.ORG The early eclipse weather forecast looks best in the West and least in the East with patchy clouds muddling up the picture in between. 1 day
Here's a Weather Update for Solar Eclipse Day (Aug. 21, 2017)
SPACE.COM With eclipse day fast approaching, many are obviously concerned about how the weather will impact their viewing. Here's how it's looking for locations all along the... 1 day
See Hurricane Gert from Space in NOAA Satellite Video
SPACE.COM The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's GOES-East satellite captured imagery of the storm from Aug. 13-16. 1 day
NASA gets a final look at Hurricane Gert's rainfall
PHYS.ORG Before Hurricane Gert became a post-tropical cyclone, NASA got a look at the rainfall occurring within the storm. After Gert became post-tropical NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured an image as Gert... 1 day
Right kind of collaboration is key to solving environmental problems
SCIENCE DAILY Society's ability to solve environmental problems is tied to how different actors collaborate and the shape and form of the networks they create, says a new study. 1 day
Climate change and habitat conversion combine to homogenize nature
SCIENCE DAILY Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to homogenize nature. In other words, the more things change, the more they are the same. 1 day
How tranquil spaces can help people feel calm and relaxed in cities
PHYS.ORG When you think about somewhere that is tranquil, what do you imagine? Whether it's a wide open meadow, a deserted beach, or a river... 2 days
Women may bear the brunt of climate change's impacts
PHYS.ORG In the weeks following Hurricane Sandy, I traveled from the Upper East Side of Manhattan to Staten Island to help community members rebuild their devastated neighborhoods. Perhaps the most poignant... 2 days
curbing climate change why it s so hard to act in time Curbing climate change—why it's so hard to act in time
PHYS.ORG VIDEO This summer I worked on the Greenland ice sheet, part of a scientific experiment to study surface melting and its contribution to Greenland's accelerating ice losses. By virtue... 2 days
Asynt supplies synthetic organic chemistry equipment for Redbrick Molecular’s new laboratory
NEWS MEDICAL Asynt reports that it has supplied Redbrick Molecular Ltd with a wide range of synthetic organic chemistry equipment for its new environmentally responsible laboratory. 2 days
how we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours a new idea about environment and genes How we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours: a new idea about environment and genes
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The now infamous Google memo, written by engineer James Damore, has inflamed longstanding debates about the differences between women and... 2 days
Causes of Global Warming
LIVE SCIENCE Since the late 1700s, the world's climate has been changing rapidly, mostly due to human causes. 2 days
Right kind of collaboration is key to solving environmental problems
PHYS.ORG Society's ability to solve environmental problems is tied to how different actors collaborate and the shape and form of the networks they create, says a new study from... 2 days
Scientist emphasizes importance of multi-level thinking
PHYS.ORG A new paper touches on a range of deep questions within and outside the atmospheric sciences, including insights into the nature of science itself, and of scientific understanding—what it means to understand a scientific problem in... 2 days
scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts Scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the sun but more massive than Jupiter, have powerful winds and clouds–specifically, hot patchy clouds made of iron droplets and silicate dust. Scientists recently realized these giant clouds... 2 days
where does the solar wind come from the eclipse may offer answers Where does the solar wind come from? The eclipse may offer answers
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO A quick-fire polarization camera should help scientists detect the origins of the solar wind during the Aug. 21 eclipse. 2 days
Climate change and habitat conversion combine to homogenize nature
PHYS.ORG Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to homogenize nature, indicates a study in the journal Global Change Biology led by the University of California, Davis. 2 days
Ray of hope for more abundant wheat crops
SCIENCE DAILY Using infrared gas analyzers connected to a miniature controlled environment chamber, botanists have simulated a sudden increase in sunlight following shade, and measured the time it took for the plant to regain... 2 days
scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts Scientists Improve Brown Dwarf Weather Forecasts
ASTRO WATCH Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the Sun but more massive than Jupiter, have powerful winds and clouds -- specifically, hot patchy... 2 days
The Sun's Corona, A Fiery Halo, Is Still a Mystery to Scientists
SPACE.COM There's a lot we don't know about the sun — including how its outer atmosphere gets so hot. 2 days
Trump’s first list of science priorities ignores climate—and departs from his own budget request
Science Magazine Guidance memo for 2019 budget marks sharp break from Obama priorities 2 days
NASA sees Tropical Depression 9 form east of Lesser Antilles
PHYS.ORG NOAA's GOES-East Satellite spotted Tropical Depression 9 organizing east of the Lesser Antilles. 2 days
Satellites show Hurricane Gert being affected by wind shear
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided an infrared and visible look at Atlantic Hurricane Gert. Both images showed the storm was being affected by wind shear and had... 2 days
A jump in rates of knee arthritis, a brief history of eclipse science, and bands and beats in the atmosphere of brown dwarfs
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Beating bands in substellar atmospheres
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Collaborative environmental governance: Achieving collective action in social-ecological systems
Science Magazine Managing ecosystems is challenging because of the high number of stakeholders, the permeability of man-made political and jurisdictional demarcations in relation to the temporal and spatial extent of biophysical processes,... 2 days
Zones, spots, and planetary-scale waves beating in brown dwarf atmospheres
Science Magazine Brown dwarfs are massive analogs of extrasolar giant planets and may host types of atmospheric circulation not seen in the solar system. We analyzed a long-term Spitzer Space... 2 days
Digging in the dirt: Researchers develop new methods for assesing risk of subsurface phosphorus
SCIENCE DAILY New methods for assessing the loss of phosphorus in soil have now been developed by researchers. While current measurements focus... 2 days
How future volcanic eruptions will impact Earth's ozone layer
SCIENCE DAILY The next major volcanic eruption could kick-start chemical reactions that would seriously damage the planet's already besieged ozone layer. The extent of damage to the ozone layer that results from... 2 days
Astronomers Map Atmosphere of Dying Supergiant Antares
SPACE.COM One day, our sun will grow so large that it will swallow Earth. To understand that future stage, scientists must look beyond the solar system to study the full evolutionary cycles of stars. 2 days
Lake trout adjust their behavior in the face of a changing climate, new study
SCIENCE DAILY Certain lake predators are altering their behavior due to climate change, revealing what the future may hold for these fish... 2 days
Investigating space weather effects of the 2017 solar eclipse
MIT Atmospheric scientists at the MIT Haystack Observatory will study North American eclipse effects on space weather with radar and navigational satellites. 2 days
NASA Protects its super heroes from space weather
SCIENCE DAILY When astronauts travel in space they can't see or even feel radiation. However, NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is studying the effects radiation plays on the human body and developing ways to... 2 days
Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyouts
SCIENCE DAILY A study of flood damage in Florida proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions. Forecasters say an above-normal hurricane season is likely in the... 3 days
Florida flood risk study identifies priorities for property buyouts
PHYS.ORG A study of flood damage in Florida by scientists at UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions.... 3 days
Trump's rejection of national climate report would do more damage than exiting the Paris Agreement
PHYS.ORG A scientific report done every four years has been thrust into the spotlight because its findings directly contradict... 3 days
It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint
PHYS.ORG The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. It is easy to name influential films like An Inconvenient Truth or note advances made by... 3 days
Study finds policy is key for food-waste recycling
PHYS.ORG Food scraps. Okay, those aren't the first words that come to mind when you think about the environment. But 22 percent of the municipal solid waste dropped into landfills or incinerators in... 3 days
NASA-led mission studies storm intensification
PHYS.ORG A group of NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists, including scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, are teaming up this month for an airborne mission focused on studying severe storm processes and intensification.... 3 days
Zooming in on climate predictions
PHYS.ORG In the quest to better understand climate change, there is plenty we still don't know. But the question isn't whether or not climate change is happening. "What we sometimes hear on the news is political manufactured uncertainty," said... 3 days
Perseid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazer with 'One-in-a-Million' Fireball
SPACE.COM When the Perseid meteor shower peaked over the weekend, no one was expecting an amazing show. After all, the August moon had just passed its full phase and threatened to outshine all... 3 days
Mathematical model helps explain C. elegans decision-making process
PHYS.ORG The C. elegans roundworm sees by eating, sucking in big gulps of bacteria to learn about its surrounding environment. As researchers watched, they noticed an odd pattern marked by "bursts" of eating. 3 days
why are the loops in the sun s atmosphere so neat and tidy Why are the loops in the sun’s atmosphere so neat and tidy?
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO Observations during the total solar eclipse may explain why the sun’s atmosphere is so organized despite arising from a tangled magnetic field. 3 days
Citizen scientists will take to the field for U.S. eclipse
REUTERS (Reuters) - When the moon passes directly in front of the sun on Aug. 21, casting... 3 days
nasa protects its super heroes from space weather NASA protects its super heroes from space weather
PHYS.ORG VIDEO It's not a bird or a plane but it might be a solar storm. We like to think of astronauts as our super heroes, but the reality is astronauts are not built... 3 days
Researchers discover new brain area involved in spatial memory and navigation
NEWS MEDICAL Navigation in mammals including humans and rodents depends on specialized neural networks that encode the animal's location and trajectory in the environment, serving essentially as a... 3 days
Toxic formaldehyde is produced inside our own cells, scientists discover
SCIENCE DAILY New research has revealed that some of the toxin formaldehyde in our bodies does not come from our environment -- it is a by-product of an essential reaction... 3 days
Fizzy soda water could be key to clean manufacture of flat wonder material: Graphene
SCIENCE DAILY As graphene's popularity grows as an advanced 'wonder' material, the speed and quality at which it can be manufactured will... 3 days
Cassini Saturn Probe Preps for Last Hurrah
SPACE.COM On Monday (Aug. 14), NASA's Cassini spacecraft made the first of five passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere, kicking off the last phase of the mission's "Grand Finale." The probe will end its life with... 3 days
NASA's infrared look at Hurricane Gert
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at the power within Atlantic Hurricane Gert and saw the hurricane had very cold cloud top temperatures. 3 days
NASA sees wind shear battering Banyan
PHYS.ORG NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Typhoon Banyan that showed the strongest storms were being pushed northeast of the center from wind shear. 3 days
Carryover effects of larval exposure to different environmental bacteria drive adult trait variation in a mosquito vector
Science Magazine Conditions experienced during larval development of holometabolous insects can affect adult traits, but whether... 3 days
The role of floridoside in osmoadaptation of coral-associated algal endosymbionts to high-salinity conditions
Science Magazine The endosymbiosis between Symbiodinium dinoflagellates and stony corals provides the foundation of coral reef ecosystems. The survival of these ecosystems is under... 3 days
From the surface to the seafloor: How giant larvaceans transport microplastics into the deep sea
Science Magazine Plastic waste is a pervasive feature of marine environments, yet little is empirically known about the biological and... 3 days
Vomocytosis of live pathogens from macrophages is regulated by the atypical MAP kinase ERK5
Science Magazine Vomocytosis, or nonlytic extrusion, is a poorly understood process through which macrophages release live pathogens that they have failed to... 3 days
Water ice found near Mars’s equator could entice colonists and life-seekers
Science Magazine Find also poses climate puzzle 3 days
Modern genetic sequencing tools give clearer picture of how corals are related
PHYS.ORG The documentary "Chasing Coral," released on Netflix in July, is a cinematic warning about how the bleaching of coral reefs may foreshadow how these... 3 days
Going 'green' with plant-based resins
SCIENCE DAILY Airplanes, electronics and solar cells are all in demand, but the materials holding these items together -- epoxy thermosets -- are not environmentally friendly. Now, a group reports that they have created a plant-based thermoset that could make... 3 days
Researchers Also Worry About Bad Weather Ruining the Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM As a solar eclipse researcher, Alphonse Sterling knows the challenges of his work all too well: Even just one cloud can ruin crucial solar readings, and his next... 3 days
The environmental injustice of beauty
SCIENCE DAILY A commentary calls for policies to protect women, especially minority women, from exposure to toxic chemicals in beauty products. 3 days
Mosses used to evaluate atmospheric conditions in urban areas
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a method to evaluate atmospheric conditions using mosses (bryophytes) in urban areas, a development that could facilitate broader evaluations of atmospheric environments. 3 days
Voter behavior influenced by hot weather
SCIENCE DAILY Hot weather can affect human behavior and has been linked to political rebellions and riots. A new study, the first to examine the influence of changes in temperature on peaceful and democratic political behavior, finds that... 3 days
Going 'green' with plant-based resins
PHYS.ORG Airplanes, electronics and solar cells are all in demand, but the materials holding these items together—epoxy thermosets—are not environmentally friendly. Now, a group reports in ACS' journal Macromolecules that they have created a plant-based thermoset that could make... 3 days
129I waste used to track ocean currents for 15,000 km after discharge from nuclear plants
PHYS.ORG Radioactive 129I has travelled the equivalent of a third of the way round the globe, since being released... 3 days
Understanding the rise in NTM infections
NEWS MEDICAL It is important to keep in mind that nontuberculous mycobacteria are environmental, and so unlike mycobacterial tuberculosis, generally this is not a person to person transmitted disease. The organisms are found universally in water and soil... 3 days
Voter behavior influenced by hot weather
PHYS.ORG Political rebellions and riots have been associated with warmer weather, but until now, there has been little research on its potential influence on peaceful and democratic political behavior. A new study, published in the open-access journal... 3 days
Navigation and spatial memory: New brain region identified to be involved
SCIENCE DAILY Navigation in mammals including humans and rodents depends on specialized neural networks that encode the animal’s location and trajectory in the environment, serving essentially as a... 4 days
How an open approach to patents could help build a sustainable future
PHYS.ORG To sustain a population of 9.7 billion people by 2050 the world is going to need innovations that make careful use of the available resources, human... 4 days
Mosses used to evaluate atmospheric conditions in urban areas
PHYS.ORG Researchers have developed a method to evaluate atmospheric conditions using mosses (bryophytes) in urban areas, a development that could facilitate broader evaluations of atmospheric environments. 4 days
video high flying eye popping drones gather data from storms Video: High-flying, eye-popping drones gather data from storms
PHYS.ORG VIDEO One evening in June, a thunderstorm loomed over Albin, Wyoming, just shy of the Nebraska border. Down a lonely dirt road, three vans full of Colorado State University atmospheric researchers shouted through... 4 days
There may be a huge flaw in UK fracking hopes – the geology
PHYS.ORG Gas is hugely important to the UK. The country uses more than 65 billion cubic metres to heat most of its 25m... 4 days
Home learning environment influences academic success of children
NEWS MEDICAL Children whose parents provide them with learning materials like books and toys and engage them in learning activities and meaningful conversations in infancy and toddlerhood are likely to develop early cognitive skills... 4 days
The irresistible fragrance of dying vinegar flies
PHYS.ORG Markus Knaden and Bill Hansson, and their colleagues at the Department of Evolutionary Neuroethology, study ecologically relevant odors in the natural environment of insects, especially vinegar flies. In this new study they focused on... 4 days
BMG LABTECH develop world's first gas ramping function to mimic in vitro ischaemia/reperfusion conditions in a microplate reader
NEWS MEDICAL BMG LABTECH developed a new gas ramping function that can fully manipulate... 4 days
Labor-short Japan more at home with automation than US
PHYS.ORG Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds—1,500 a minute, to be exact—on humming conveyor belts that zip... 4 days
American workplace is physically and emotionally taxing, survey finds
SCIENCE DAILY Relatively little is know about how Americans view their workplace, despite its major role in their lives. One of the most in-depth surveys ever done on the topic finds that... 4 days
Cassini Probes Last Saturn Mysteries 1 Month from Demise
SPACE.COM The end is nigh for NASA's trailblazing Cassini mission to Saturn as the veteran spacecraft enters its final month in orbit. The probe will burn up like an artificial meteor... 4 days
Climate change will cut crop yields: study
PHYS.ORG Climate change will have a negative effect on key crops such as wheat, rice, and maize, according to a major scientific report out Tuesday that reviewed 70 prior studies on global warming and agriculture. 4 days
tracking a solar eruption through the solar system Tracking a Solar Eruption Through the Solar System
ASTRO WATCH Ten spacecraft, from ESA’s Venus Express to NASA’s Voyager-2, felt the effect of a solar eruption as it washed through... 4 days
Human intrusion on fruit bat habitats raises exposure risk to Hendra virus in Australia
SCIENCE DAILY There is a rising risk of human and domestic animal exposure to deadly Hendra virus (HeV) carried by fruit bats... 4 days
Why This Meteorologist Is Eager for the Total Solar Eclipse
SPACE.COM By all accounts a total solar eclipse is a life-changing event. I wouldn't know, I've never seen one. Fortunately for me and millions across the U.S., that will... 4 days
Climate change projected to significantly increase harmful algal blooms in US freshwaters
PHYS.ORG Harmful algal blooms known to pose risks to human and environmental health in large freshwater reservoirs and lakes are projected to increase because of... 4 days
NASA spots Typhoon Banyan's large eye
PHYS.ORG Typhoon Banyan's eye became visible again in satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite. A visible image showed powerful storms tightly would around Typhoon Banyan's center as it moved through the Pacific Ocean. 4 days
spacex s crs 12 mission sends experiments crew supplies to space station SpaceX’s CRS-12 Mission Sends Experiments, Crew Supplies to Space Station
ASTRO WATCH Without so much as a flinch, SpaceX sent the CRS-12 Dragon cargo spacecraft off to the... 4 days
Climate change projected to significantly increase harmful algal blooms in US freshwaters
SCIENCE DAILY Harmful algal blooms known to pose risks to human and environmental health in large freshwater reservoirs and lakes are projected to increase because of... 4 days
Record-shattering 2.7-million-year-old ice core reveals start of the ice ages
Science Magazine Clues to ancient atmosphere found in bubbles trapped in Antarctic samples 4 days
Child's home learning environment predicts 5th grade academic skills
SCIENCE DAILY Children whose parents provide them with learning materials like books and toys and engage them in learning activities and meaningful conversations in infancy and toddlerhood are likely to develop early... 4 days
How head-on collisions of DNA protein machines stop replication
SCIENCE DAILY Head-on collisions between the protein machines that crawl along chromosomes can disrupt DNA replication and boost gene mutation rates. This may be one of the ways bacteria control their evolution... 4 days
NASA's GPM found Gert strengthening into a hurricane
PHYS.ORG NASA looked at the rainfall rates within Tropical Storm Gert as it continued to strengthen and found the most intense rainfall on the tropical cyclone's eastern side. Just over 12 hours later,... 4 days
Partial eclipse of the sun visible across UK
PHYS.ORG If the weather is good, viewers across the UK will be treated to a partial solar eclipse on 21 August 2017, just before sunset. In a partial eclipse, a small bite out... 4 days
cassini sees cloudy waves on saturn Cassini Sees Cloudy Waves on Saturn
ASTRO WATCH Clouds on Saturn take on the appearance of strokes from a cosmic brush thanks to the wavy way that fluids interact in Saturn's atmosphere.... 4 days
Understanding alternative reasons for denying climate change could help bridge divide
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have explored alternative reasons for climate change denial, specifically economic, social or cultural influences on why individuals or entire communities remain skeptical of climate change. 4 days
How head-on collisions of DNA protein machines stop replication
PHYS.ORG A new study describes how head-on collisions between protein machines on chromosomes can disrupt DNA replication and boost the rate of gene mutations that help bacteria survive hostile environments, resist... 4 days
Study gives first proof that the Earth has a natural thermostat
PHYS.ORG New data provides the first proof that the Earth has a natural thermostat which enables the planet to recover from extremes of climate change - but... 4 days
Tracking a solar eruption through the solar system
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Ten spacecraft, from ESA's Venus Express to NASA's Voyager-2, felt the effect of a solar eruption as it washed through the solar system while three other satellites watched, providing a unique perspective... 4 days
New progress of research on fossil Equus
PHYS.ORG Stenonid horse is the earliest Equus in Eurasia. The first occurrence of stenonid horse in Eurasia was regarded as the sign of the lower boundary of the Quaternary. The appearance, evolution and dispersal of... 4 days
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Curbing climate change—why it's so hard to act in time
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Scientists improve brown dwarf weather forecasts
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Where does the solar wind come from? The eclipse may offer answers
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How we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours: a new idea about environment and genes
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Why are the loops in the sun’s atmosphere so neat and tidy?
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NASA protects its super heroes from space weather
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Video: High-flying, eye-popping drones gather data from storms
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'Big issue' documentaries don't always change our behaviour
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Carbon offsets have wide-ranging environmental benefits
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Tracking a solar eruption through the solar system
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Studying the Sun's atmosphere with the total solar eclipse of 2017
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Lungs in space: research project could lead to new lung therapeutics
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What happens in Earth’s atmosphere during an eclipse?
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