Natural Sciences

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 ...

Befriending oneself has benefits, but backup plan recommended

Biology
PULLMAN, Wash.- As weird animals go, the mangrove killifish is in a class of its own. It ...

Artificially lit surfaces on Earth increase more than 2% per ...

Astronomy
Concerns about light pollution arose in the astronomical field as a consequence of its adverse effects on ...

CARMENES instrument finds its first exoplanet

Astronomy
The CARMENES project, promoted by a consortium of eleven German and Spanish institutions and led by the ...

Why refracting telescopes are popular

Astronomy
A good refractor is to be preferred when it comes to high-quality celestial observation, such as that ...

Haumea, the most peculiar of Pluto companions, has a ring ...

Astronomy
At the ends of the Solar System, beyond the orbit of Neptune, there is a belt of ...