Natural Sciences

From car engines to exoplanets

Astronomy
  Chemical models developed to help limit the emission of pollutants by car engines are being used ...

Is there life adrift in the clouds of Venus?

Astronomy
  MADISON, Wis. — In the search for extraterrestrial life, scientists have turned over all sorts of ...

More accurate estimates of methane emissions from dairy cattle developed

EcologyMore Science
Leading the worldwide effort to get a better handle on methane emissions from animals, an international consortium ...

How biofuels from plant fibers could combat global warming

Ecology
  Scientists, companies and government agencies are hard at work on decreasing greenhouse gas emissions that cause ...

Solving the Dark Energy Mystery: A New Assignment for a ...

Astronomy
Forty-five years ago this month, a telescope tucked inside a 14-story, 500-ton dome atop a mile-high peak ...

Radioactivity from oil and gas wastewater persists in Pennsylvania stream ...

Ecology
  DURHAM, N.C. – More than seven years after Pennsylvania officials requested that the disposal of radium-laden ...

Shakedown in Oklahoma: To cut the number of bigger earthquakes, ...

Geology
Boulder, Colo., USA: In Oklahoma, reducing the amount of saltwater (highly brackish water produced during oil and ...

Why are there no sea snakes in the Atlantic?

Ecology
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sea snakes are an evolutionary success story. With about 70 species, they’re the most ...

The Caribbean is stressed out

Ecology
  Forty percent of the world’s 2.5 billion people live in coastal cities and towns. A team ...

UGR researchers put a geophysical database of Antarctica at the ...

Geology
An international group of scientists, led by Professor of Earth Physics Jesús M. Ibáñez Godoy from the ...