New discoveries could improve climate projections
New discoveries about the deep ocean's temperature variability and circulation system could help improve projections of future climate conditions.
Researchers find long awaited key to creating drought resistant crops
Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) researchers have determined precisely how the plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA) works at the molecular level to help plants respond to environmental stresses such as drought and cold. ...
Green is cool, but US land changes generally are not
Most land use changes occurring in the continental U.S result in raised regional surface temperatures, says a new study by scientists at the University of Maryland, Purdue University and the University of ...
Searching for an interglacial on Greenland
The first season of the international drilling project NEEM (North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling) in north-western Greenland was completed at August 20th.
'Ocean glider' home after two-month voyage
Scientists are celebrating the first successful deployment and retrieval in Australia of a remotely controlled, deep ocean-going robotic submarine destined to play a central role in measuring changes in two ...
New England lobster traps are nabbing dinner, data
(AP) -- Skip Ryan has worked the same channel into Boston Harbor for 50 years, setting and hauling his lobster traps so often that he is certain of one thing.