Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Research: Genomic study finds Haida Gwaii’s northern goshawks are highly distinct and at-risk —

Haida Gwaii's small population of northern goshawks -- already of great concern to conservationists -- are the last remnant of a highly distinct...

Research: How Earth’s mantle is like a Jackson Pollock painting —

In countless grade-school science textbooks, the Earth's mantle is a yellow-to-orange gradient, a nebulously defined layer between the crust and the core. To geologists,...

That swing: Many systems hinge on ‘pivotal components’ (Study)

In a group decision-making process such as the one happening in the U.S. this November, swing...
Research: Leaky atmosphere linked to lightweight planet

Study: Leaky atmosphere linked to lightweight planet

The Red Planet’s low gravity and lack of magnetic field makes its outermost atmosphere an easy target to be swept away by the solar...

Research: Forest fires accelerating snowmelt across western US —

Forest fires are causing snow to melt earlier in the season, a trend occurring across the western U.S. that may affect water supplies...

Climate Change: Low oxygen levels in lakes and reservoirs may accelerate global change

Photo: Beaverdam Reservoir in Vinton, Virginia. Photo courtesy of Alexandria Hounshell. ...

Research: Mysterious holes in Antarctic sea ice explained by years of robotic data —

The winter ice on the surface of Antarctica's Weddell Sea occasionally forms an enormous hole. A hole that appeared in 2016 and 2017...

Research: Hubble captures a dozen sunburst arc doppelgangers —

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed a galaxy in the distant regions of the Universe which appears duplicated at least...

Curtin study could rewrite Earth’s history (Study)

Curtin University-led research has found new evidence to suggest that the Earth's first continents were not formed by subduction in a modern-like plate tectonics...

Research: Oldest weapons ever discovered in North America pre-date Clovis —

Texas A&M University researchers have discovered what are believed to be the oldest weapons ever found in North America: ancient spear points that...

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