Cutting through the ocean like a jet through the sky, giant bluefin tuna are built for performance, endurance and speed. Just as the fastest planes have carefully positioned wings and tail flaps to en..
Credit: Carla Schaffer / AAAS A new analysis suggests that much of the carbon released from volcanic arcs, chains of volcanoes that arise along the tectonic plates of a subduction zone, comes from ..
Credit: debowscyfoto, pixabay Instead of having more children, a grandmother may pass on her genes more successfully by using her cognitive abilities to directly or indirectly aid her existing chil..
Credit: Penn State There is considerable uncertainty surrounding emerging contaminants in aquatic ecosystems and groundwater, and a recent Penn State study of compounds from pharmaceuticals and per..
During the civil rights movement, activist groups such as the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) used geography and geospatial intelligence to identify protest sites and to plan civil ri..
Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years - much longer than the 47,000 years believed by some archaeologists. The discovery, by a team of archaeologists and dating specialis..
Credit: Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation When and how the first humans made their way to Australia has been an evolving story. While it is accepted that humans appeared in Africa some 200,000 ye..
Credit: Photo courtesy of PNNL Ruby Leung of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has been named a Battelle Fellow -- the highest recognition from Battelle for lead..
Credit: Carla Schaffer / AAAS Over 9.1 Billion Tons of Plastic Have Been Produced and Most of it Thrown Away: More than 9.1 billion tons of plastic have been manufactured since the material was init..
Fluctuations in sea surface temperature are a factor in causing persistent droughts in North America and around the Mediterranean, new research suggests. A team from the universities of Exeter, Montp..