An interdisciplinary team from the University of Waterloo utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) to recognize microplastics quickly and more precisely than ever before.
Dr. Sean Freeman, a researcher at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), has been awarded a $366,000 Department of Energy (DOE) grant to examine how atmospheric conditions impact the growth of thunderstorms.
Researchers have provided new insights into how ancestral elephants developed their dextrous trunks.
The slash-and-burn agriculture practiced by many Indigenous societies across the world can actually have a positive impact on forests, according to a new study done in Belize.
In recent times, flooding from rivers breaching their banks has resulted in property damage and loss of life in France, Italy, Mexico, and South Africa, highlighting the escalating risks associated with climate change.
Beneath the ocean's surface, marine organisms release imperceptible molecules that carry valuable information. Some of these chemical signals unveil the presence of nearby creatures, while others may hold the potential for future use in medications.
Whole genome sequencing of North American song sparrows has revealed the genetic underpinnings for a stunning range of body sizes found throughout the bird's westernmost range-an adaptation that may make the birds more resilient to climate change.
As climate scientist Don Falk was hiking through a forest, the old, green pines stretched overhead.
The planet's demand for salt comes at a cost to the environment and human health, according to a new scientific review led by University of Maryland Geology Professor Sujay Kaushal.
Many parts of the Brazilian Amazon are neglected in ecological research, for several reasons, according to an article published in the journal Current Biology. Authored by Joice Ferreira of the Federal University of Para (UFP) and colleagues from many countries who also belong to the Synergize Consortium.