Global Wildlife Conservation and partners Southern Institute of Ecology and Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research have rediscovered a species lost to science since 1990 called a silver-backed chevrotain—a deer-like species that is the size of a rabbit, has a silver sheen, and has been hanging on in a region of Vietnam ravaged by poaching by snares.
Adding energy to any material, such as by heating it, almost always makes its structure less orderly.
Researchers at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine have made important strides in understanding the functioning of enzymes that play an integral role in the production of antibiotics and other therapeutics.
There is growing interest in the potential for soil carbon to mitigate climate change, brought into the public sphere at the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris.
Many of the world’s marine fish spend their first days or weeks feeding and developing at the ocean surface.
Although nitrogen is essential for all living organisms — it makes up 3% of the human body — and comprises 78% of Earth’s atmosphere, it’s almost ironically difficult for plants and natural systems to access it.
A small, inexpensive sensor could save lives by triggering an alarm when children or pets are left alone in vehicles.
UC San Diego matches increased fire danger with improved monitoring capability.
Study finds 27 percent drop in child mortality in low- and middle-income countries.
When scientists want to study Earth’s very ancient geological past — typically greater than 100 million years ago — they often turn to rocks called carbonates.
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