When it’s hot, plants become a surprisingly large source of air pollution

When it’s hot, plants become a surprisingly large source of air..

Gavin Perry 17-May, 18:25 36 ScienceNews

Planting trees is often touted as a strategy to make cities greener, cleaner and healthier. But during heat waves, city trees actually...


Paris climate deal is 'lifeline' for world's poorest countries

Paris climate deal is 'lifeline' for world's poorest countries..

Wyatt Waller 17-May, 16:48 52 BBC

The world's poorest nations say the Paris climate agreement is their "lifeline" and must be strengthened. The Climate Vulnerable Forum,...


Orangutans take motherhood to extremes, nursing young for more than eight years

Orangutans take motherhood to extremes, nursing young for more..

Mary Paterson 17-May, 16:08 26 ScienceNews

View the video The supermoms of the mammal world are big, shy redheads. Studying growth layers in orangutan teeth shows that mothers can...


Chaco Canyon’s ancient civilization continues to puzzle

Chaco Canyon’s ancient civilization continues to puzzle..

Wyatt Waller 17-May, 07:01 27 ScienceNews

Chaco Canyon is a land of extremes. Summer heat scorches the desert canyon, which is sandwiched between sandstone cliffs nearly two...


Humans rely more on 'inferred' visual objects than 'real' ones

Humans rely more on 'inferred' visual objects than 'real' ones..

Cole Becker 16-May, 15:08 33 ScienceDaily

Humans treat 'inferred' visual objects generated by the brain as more reliable than external images from the real world, according to new...


Snail's DNA secrets unlocked in fight against river disease

Snail's DNA secrets unlocked in fight against river disease..

Andrew Martin 16-May, 13:16 23 BBC

Scientists have decoded the genome of a snail involved in the spread of a deadly parasitic disease. They say the information will help in...


Jumping genes play a big role in what makes us human

Jumping genes play a big role in what makes us human..

Ella Flores 16-May, 10:40 13 ScienceNews

Face-to-face, a human and a chimpanzee are easy to tell apart. The two species share a common primate ancestor, but over millions of years,...


Blennies have a lot of fang for such little fishes

Blennies have a lot of fang for such little fishes..

Wyatt Waller 16-May, 10:40 20 ScienceNews

After a recent flurry of news that fang blennies mix an opioid in their venom, a question lingers: What do they need with fangs anyway?...


Rare Mexican porpoise faces 'imminent extinction'

Rare Mexican porpoise faces 'imminent extinction'..

Emily Kelly 15-May, 21:08 31 BBC

An immediate extension of a fishing ban is desperately needed to save the world's most endangered marine species. Campaigners say there...


Rise of aggressive reef predator may impede sea urchin recovery, study finds

Rise of aggressive reef predator may impede sea urchin recovery,..

Wyatt Waller 15-May, 20:49 30 ScienceDaily

A new study suggests that an aggressive reef competitor -- the Threespot Damselfish -- may have impeded the recovery of Caribbean...


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