Why Brazil's Yanomami are being decimated by disease, mining

Severe malnutrition and disease, particularly malaria, are decimating the Yanomami population in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and…

Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

In hindsight, it’s clear that something was very wrong in this suburban town at the Jersey…

Climate modelers add ocean biogeochemistry and fisheries to forecasts of future upwelling

A handful of hyper-productive fisheries provide sustenance to a billion people and employ tens of millions.…

Study suggests UK underestimates its methane emissions from oil and gas production; other countries probably do as well

Methane is the second most important greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide, contributing about 1 degree Fahrenheit…

A transnational collaboration leads to the characterization of an emergent plant virus

In the 21st century, “collaboration” has become a popular buzzword, but effectively working together across disciplines…

Rare orchids could be saved by common fruits in Florida, research finds

Florida’s night orchid is at risk of extinction, but backyard fruit trees could hold the key…

Study confirms that milk's packaging influences its flavor

The dairy industry strives to preserve the quality and safety of milk products while maintaining the…

Homeless count in LA shows 18% rise in three high-priority neighborhoods: Report

A year-long count of unhoused people in three hot-spot neighborhoods in Los Angeles has found that…

Rapid plant evolution may make coastal regions more susceptible to flooding and sea level rise, study shows

Evolution has occurred more rapidly than previously thought in the Chesapeake Bay wetlands, which may decrease…

Researchers find ways to improve the storage time of quantum information in a spin rich material

An international team of scientists have demonstrated a leap in preserving the quantum coherence of quantum…