Study shows today's atmospheric carbon dioxide levels greater than 23 million-year record

A common message in use to convey the seriousness of climate change to the public is:…

Loggerhead sea turtles host diverse community of miniature organisms

There is a world of life on the backs of loggerhead sea turtles, and it’s more…

SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX declared victory Monday in NASA’s cosmic capture-the-flag game. …

New biosensor visualizes stress in living plant cells in real time

Plant biologists have long sought a deeper understanding of foundational processes involving kinases, enzymes that catalyze…

Conserving biodiverse 'slow lanes' in a rapidly changing world

The notion of conserving climate change refugia—areas relatively buffered from current climate change that shelter valued…

Scientists shed light on growth of black holes

Scientists at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, and the Black Hole Initiative (BHI),…

Tracking fossil fuel emissions with carbon-14

Researchers from NOAA and the University of Colorado have devised a breakthrough method for estimating national…

The human factor limits hope of climate fixes

Engineering the climate can help lower temperatures and reduce climate change impacts. New research shows that…

A remote control for neurons

A team led by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has created a new technology that enhances…

Loss of land-based vertebrates is accelerating, study finds

In 2015, Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich coauthored a study declaring the world’s sixth mass extinction was…