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Climate change will turn the tropics into temperate zones

Ecology
Every month or two, a massive pulse of clouds, rainfall and wind moves eastward around the Earth near the equator, ...

What makes two species different?

Biology
Most evolutionary biologists distinguish one species from another based on reproductivity: members of different species either won’t or can’t mate ...

Scientists develop universal Ebola treatment effective for primates in single ...

Biology
GALVESTON, Texas – There is a new medication that in one dose successfully protected nonhuman primates against a lethal infection ...

Elephants take to the road for reliable resources

Ecology
An elephant never forgets. This seems to be the case, at least, for elephants roaming about Namibia, looking for food, ...

Deep low-frequency earthquakes indicate migration of magmatic fluids beneath Laacher ...

Geology
Magma could rise from the upper mantle into the middle and upper crust beneath the Laacher See Volcano (Rhineland-Palatinate). This ...

Hubble has captured the most detailed image yet of a ...

Astronomy
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbour of the Milky Way ...

Where will the world’s next Zika, West Nile or Dengue ...

Biology
After collecting data and comparing it with every known mammal and bird species on Earth, scientists from the University of ...

Research shows biases against immigrants with non-anglicized names

Antropology
Washington, DC – Immigrating to a new country brings many challenges, including figuring out how to be part of a ...

The opioid crisis: What we should learn from the AIDS ...

Medicine
There are important lessons to be learned from the successes and failures of the AIDS response that could inform our ...

Does mountaintop removal also remove rattlesnakes?

Ecology
  On the Cumberland Plateau in eastern Kentucky, surface coal mining is destroying ridgelines and mountaintops, and along with them, ...