DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
April 28, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
March 1, 2014|
Researchers are using snowdrifts to artificially warm Arctic tundra during winter and finding that more carbon is released from the soil than plants can soak up from the atmosphere.
April 24, 2013|
Researchers in the Amazon are measuring how much carbon dioxide fertilizes the rainforest.
December 4, 2012|
Breeding plants that can convert more carbon dioxide to food could help feed a growing population.
November 21, 2012|
The World Meteorological Organization finds that the atmospheric gases behind climate change reached a new record high in 2011.
November 1, 2012|
Successive awakening of soil microbes drives a huge pulse of CO2 following the first rain after a dry summer.
September 25, 2012|
A new study reveals clues to the naked mole-rat’s ability to thrive in underground environments with high levels of carbon dioxide.
July 18, 2012|
Spawning algal blooms by fertilizing the Southern Ocean with iron could help sink atmospheric carbon to the deep ocean—and maybe slow the course of climate change.
June 18, 2012|
Rising ocean acidity along the California coast may wreak havoc in the region’s oyster populations.
June 11, 2012|
Algal blooms are appearing under the ice in the Arctic Ocean in areas thought to receive too little light to support photosynthetic life.