Science

Diving to the Antarctic sea floor is a scientist’s dream come true

Most people would be surprised about how many species of cold-water corals and amazing sponges you’d find on the bottom ...
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European Court rules new genetically engineered seeds and foods should be classified and regulated as GMOs

WASHINGTON, DC – The European Court of Justice made a precedent-setting decision today that all new types of genetic engineering ...
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Why Mangroves Matter: Experts Respond on International Mangrove Day

  • July 26 is International Mangrove Day, dedicated to the unique forests that survive at the interface of land, river ...
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Children’s sunscreen contains hidden nanoparticle ingredients, new testing finds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Four major brands of children’s sunscreen products sold across the U.S. contain engineered nanoparticles, according to laboratory ...
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Massachusetts Fails to Protect Pollinators

BOSTON – The Massachusetts legislature failed to pass legislation yesterday that would restrict the use of bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides. H ...
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Legendary undercover investigators protect forests

Week to week, their names and professions vary, changing to fit the different surroundings and people they move between. They’re ...
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A Mid-winter Drought in Australia

Eastern Australia has been hit particularly hard by drought, taking a toll on the region’s soil moisture and agriculture ...
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How many muscles does an elephant’s trunk have? And 6 other elephant facts

Elephants, found in both Africa and Asia, are vital to maintaining the rich biodiversity of the ecosystems that they share ...
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A Boatload of Scientists Head Out to Sea

Their plan: try to understand what happens to carbon as it sinks from the well-lit surface of the ocean down ...
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