A project off Staten Island aims to dissipate wave energy hitting the shore-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Springer) Humans have had a tremendous impact on essentially every ecosystem there is, especially over the last half-century. Thus, it is not surprising that these profound changes are becoming more and more noticeable in our oceans.
A hole in nearby sea ice allows sunlight to warm the ocean water in contact with the ice-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Researchers propose a carbon-neutral “synthetic oil well” on every rooftop-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
A growing body of research is challenging the assumption that neonicotinoids are safer and less likely to spread than other pesticides-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
(Marine Biological Laboratory) Twelve journalists have been awarded Logan Science Journalism Fellowships from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), an international center for biological and environmental research and education and an affiliate of...
(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) Biochemists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered two ways that autophagy, or self-eating, controls the levels of oils in plant cells. The study describes how this cannibalistic-sounding process actual...
The Trump administration has yet to take broader action to limit heat-trapping hydrofluorocarbons-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Next-generation mobile technology could interfere with crucial satellite-based Earth observations-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
The likelihood of an event like Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, and of its massive precipitation, is five-fold higher in the climate of today than it would have been some 60 years ago. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com