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Planetary Sciences May 14, 2021

Solar wind from the center of the Earth

High-precision noble gas analyses indicate that solar wind particles from our primordial Sun were encased in the Earth's core over 4.5 billion years ago. Researchers from the Institute of Earth Sciences at Heidelberg University ...

Astrobiology May 13, 2021

Scientists find molecular patterns that may help identify extraterrestrial life

Scientists have begun the search for extraterrestrial life in the solar system in earnest, but such life may be subtly or profoundly different from Earth life, and methods based on detecting particular molecules as biosignatures ...

Ecology May 10, 2021

As global climate shifts, forests' futures may be caught in the wind

Forests' ability to survive and adapt to the disruptions wrought by climate change may depend, in part, on the eddies and swirls of global wind currents, suggests a new study by researchers at the University of California, ...

Space Exploration May 07, 2021

China says 'extremely low' risk of damage from rocket debris

China said Friday the risk of damage from a rocket falling back to Earth was "extremely low", after the United States warned it could crash down on to an inhabited area.

Ecology May 06, 2021

International team partners with UN to launch global initiative to map ungulate migrations

An international team of 92 scientists and conservationists has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the Convention on the Conservation of ...

Space Exploration May 06, 2021

The natural brightness of the night sky

A recent study analyzes data collected at 44 of the darkest places in the world, including the Canary Island Observatories, to develop the first complete reference method to measure the natural brightness of the night sky ...

Earth Sciences May 03, 2021

Scientists warn humanity does not have effective tools to resist tsunamis

An international team of scientists from 20 countries identified 47 problems that hinder the successful prevention and elimination of the consequences of tsunamis. Based on the carried out analysis, the world's leading experts ...

Environment Apr 30, 2021

Climate change: Amazon may be turning from friend to foe

The Brazilian Amazon released nearly 20 percent more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere over the last decade than it absorbed, according to a stunning report that shows humanity can no longer depend on the world's largest ...

Space Exploration Apr 29, 2021

Spacecraft magnetic valve used to fill drinks

A precision magnetic valve originally designed to help steer a lander down to a comet has found a surprise terrestrial use through ESA's Technology Transfer and Patent Office: adding flavors to beverages within a few thousandths ...

Plants & Animals Apr 23, 2021

Climate change impacts conservation sites across the Americas

A continental-scale network of conservation sites is likely to remain effective under future climate change scenarios, despite a predicted shift in key species distributions.

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