Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Rising bedrock below West Antarctica could delay catastrophic ice sheet collapse

The news last week out of Antarctica was sobering. According to a consensus estimate published in Nature, the continent has lost 3 trillion tons of ice in...

Science & Technology

Environment & Energy

Eroding mountains could release, not trap, greenhouse gases

Eroding mountains could release, not trap, greenhouse gases By Paul Voosen The hills are hiding a carbon cache. For decades, scientists believed that the erosion of mountains...

Education

The fight has begun over Europe’s big budget increase for science

European universities are unhappy about the details, announced yesterday, of Horizon Europe, the European Union’s new 7-year research program that will start in 2021....

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After controversy, U.S. releases report showing elevated health risks from nonstick chemicals

Originally published by E&E News President Donald Trump’s administration has released a politically charged toxicology report about nonstick chemicals showing they can endanger human health...

Things to Look For in a Financial Trading Platform

Things to Look For in a Financial Trading Platform TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH (TUM) Each atomic layer thin, tear-resistant, and stable. Graphene is seen as the...

Margaret Cho Designs Solitaire Jumpsuit For Betabrand

All right. Well, take care yourself. I guess that's what you're best, presence old master? A tremor in the Force. The last time felt...

Is a little radiation good for you? Controversial theory pops up in Senate hearing...

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves to overhaul how scientific studies can inform regulations, a U.S. Senate panel briefly became a stage for a decades-old...

Health

Is a little radiation good for you? Controversial theory pops up in Senate hearing...

As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moves to overhaul how scientific studies can inform regulations, a U.S. Senate panel briefly became a stage for a decades-old...

On a remote Pacific island, this doctor has revived a 60-year quest to eradicate...

LIHIR ISLAND IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA—In a small, poor village 15,000 kilometers from his home, Oriol Mitjà jumped out of a white van one early May...

Can bacteria-slaying viruses defeat antibiotic-resistant infections? A new U.S. clinical center aims to find...

One piece of good news can make all the difference. In the fight against antibiotic-resistant infections, a decades-old approach based on bacteria-slaying viruses called...

Arts & Humanities

The Maya civilization used chocolate as money

Your Hershey bar may have been worth its weight in gold in Mayan times. A new study reveals that chocolate became its own form...

Do dolphins feel grief?

When an adult striped dolphin emerged from the Mediterranean Sea in 2016 pushing, nudging, and circling the carcass of its dead female companion for...

Australia to ax support for long-term ecology sites

Australia to ax support for long-term ecology sites By John Pickrell SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—The Simpson Desert of central Australia is as starkly beautiful as it is ecologically entrancing....

Believing the future will be favorable may prevent action

Believing the future will be favorable may prevent action Association for Psychological Science People tend to believe that others will come around to their point of...