Analysis of skull fractures in medieval Denmark reveals increased risk of death later on in life
Climatic history study suggests pre-Columbian Mesoamerican society's demise was more complex than just weather
Picking up on the smell of evolution
UA researchers have discovered some of the changes in genes, physiology and behavior that enable a species to drastically change its lifestyle in the course of evolution.
Drought, fire management and land use changes have led to denser forests in California
Researchers find aldehydes in ices meant to simulate interstellar molecular clouds
Study shows lions got distemper from dogs originally but now there are other carriers
Researchers identify missing component in marine carbon, sulfur cycles
A new study from marine scientists at the University of Georgia reveals two important compounds not previously considered that are released into the ocean's dissolved organic matter pool by phytoplankton ...
Isotopic memory of atmospheric persistence
Chemical analysis of some of the world's oldest rocks, by an international team led by McGill University researchers, has provided the earliest record yet of Earth's atmosphere. The results show that the ...
Study suggests reducing energy demand in the future may be centered on developing cities
Study shows increase of CO2 in the atmosphere is lower than predicted because of plants
Electrochemical cell converts waste heat into electricity
Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science today, this scenario is a step ...
Study suggests history of Rapa Nui on Easter Island far more complex than thought
Turing's theory of chemical morphogenesis validated 60 years after his death
Alan Turing's accomplishments in computer science are well known, but lesser known is his impact on biology and chemistry. In his only paper on biology, Turing proposed a theory of morphogenesis, or how identical ...
Algae biofuel can help meet world energy demand, researchers say
(Phys.org) —Microalgae-based biofuel not only has the potential to quench a sizable chunk of the world's energy demands, say Utah State University researchers. It's a potential game-changer.