Credit: Michael Mann, Penn State Unprecedented summer warmth and flooding, forest fires, drought and torrential rain -- extreme weather events are occurring more and more often, but now an internat..
Credit: Arcadio Castillo, STRI Dead zones affect dozens of coral reefs around the world and threaten hundreds more according to a new study by Smithsonian scientists published in Proceedings of the ..
Credit: The American Chemical Society WASHINGTON, March 16, 2017 - Why are so many supermarket tomatoes tasteless and rock hard? In the 1990s, breeders developed a tomato that produces less of the ..
Credit: Gifford Miller, University of Colorado Editors: View an embeddable video of Gifford Miller and others conducting research at Baffin Island. Download related images using the search term "B..
Credit: Daniel P. Howsmon, CCBY The size and shape of the nose in different human populations is not simply the result of chance, but evolved, at least in part, in response to local climate conditi..
Big, small, broad, narrow, long or short, turned up, pug, hooked, bulbous or prominent, humans inherit their nose shape from their parents, but ultimately, the shape of someone's nose and that of..
Credit: Credits: NASA/JAXA Ex-tropical cyclone 11S was still generating some heavy rainfall, despite losing its tropical status and becoming a sub-tropical storm when the GPM core satellite passed ..
Credit: Georgia Tech China's severe winter air pollution problems may be worsened by changes in atmospheric circulation prompted by Arctic sea ice loss and increased Eurasian snowfall - both ca..
Credit: Georgia Institute of Technology and Yuhang Wang Emissions were not entirely to blame for one of China's worst haze pollution events on record, according to a new study; rather, the hea..
Atmospheric CO2 concentrations swung over a range of 100 ppm (parts per million, by volume) during the ice ages. The exact processes behind this variation have been difficult to pinpoint, but it is kn..