Improving soil health starts with farmer-researcher collaboration

Ask a farmer, a scientist, and a conservation professional to define soil health, and you might…

Political discussions focused on consensus more comfortable, less divisive for students

A new study found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed…

Want to reduce cockroach sex? Block an enzyme

It’s not the look in her compound eyes or the shape of her carapace that really…

New strategy for drug design: Keeping copper atoms closer to keep bacteria away

The discovery of antibiotics was a huge breakthrough in medicine, which helped save countless lives. Unfortunately,…

Breakthrough research examines the effects introduced animals had on Madagascar's extinct megafauna

Madagascar is renowned for its unique and varied biodiversity, which spans dry grasslands, wet rain forests,…

Chile's ancient mummies added to UN heritage list

Chile’s Chinchorro mummies, the oldest in the world to have been purposefully preserved by humans, were…

Selenium may support deep microbial life in Earth's continental crust

International drilling efforts over the last decades into the seafloor have provided increasing evidence for the…

New study reveals key factors for estimating costs to plug abandoned oil and gas wells

In an analysis of over 19,500 orphaned oil and gas wells across the United States, scholars…

Turning diapers into sticky notes: Using chemical recycling to prevent millions of tons of waste

Every year, 3.5 million metric tons of sodden diapers end up in landfills. Click…

Wildfire smoke in New England is 'pretty severe from public health perspective'

On Monday, the air quality in Boston and the greater New England area was so bad…