How climate change is affecting the seasons

Autumn has finally arrived in the UK following an unusually sunny September. The days are growing shorter, the temperature cooler, and the leaves are changing color.

Female common frogs fake death to get rid of males

A new study shows that, contrary to previous assumptions, female common frogs can reject males and have developed a variety of mate avoidance behaviors to do so. The research was led by Carolin Dittrich and Mark-Oliver Rödel ...

Mont Blanc shrinks by over two meters in two years

Western Europe's highest mountain, Mont Blanc, has shrunk by over two meters in height over the past two years, researchers said on Thursday, measuring the Alpine peak at 4,805.59 meters (15,766.4 feet).

Conifer needles found to consume oxygen when times are hard

Plants give us oxygen through photosynthesis—this is commonly taught in school. An international research team has now shown that, particularly in early spring when low temperatures coincide with high light, conifer needles ...

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