A billion years from now, a lack of oxygen will wipe out life on Earth

This discovery will shape the hunt for life on exoplanets.

Matthew Warke, Research Fellow, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of St Andrews • conversation
today ~6 min

A common soil pesticide cut wild bee reproduction by 89% – here's why scientists are worried

EU-banned pesticides could not only threaten wild bees where they eat, but where they sleep too.

Philip Donkersley, Senior Research Associate in Entomology, Lancaster University • conversation
today ~6 min

A lack of oxygen will wipe out life on Earth in a billion years

This discovery will shape the hunt for life on exoplanets.

Matthew Warke, Research Fellow, School of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of St Andrews • conversation
today ~6 min

Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
today ~10 min

Menthol cigarettes linked to 10M more smokers

A new study links menthol cigarettes to 10 million extra smokers and 378,000 premature deaths in the US between 1980 to 2018.

Nardy Baeza Bickel-Michigan • futurity
today ~5 min

Scientists have found dust from the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs inside the crater it left

A new study found iridium, an element found in asteroids, in the rocks of the Chicxulub impact crater.

Queenie Hoi Shan Chan, Lecturer in Earth Sciences, Royal Holloway • conversation
today ~6 min

Pandemic pushed many moms out of the workforce

New research documents how the COVID-19 pandemic, and resulting loss of in-person education for kids, has sidelined mothers from the workforce.

Sara Savat-WUSTL • futurity
today ~10 min

Three possible futures for global climate scepticism

Retreat, re-liberalisation, or business as usual.

Eloise Harding, Teaching Fellow in Politics, University of Southampton • conversation
today ~6 min

Researchers virtually open and read sealed historic letters

History unfolds as an interdisciplinary research team uses computational tools to examine the contents of “locked” letters.

MIT Libraries • mit
today ~9 min

Americans agree on the need for more COVID relief

While Republicans and Democrats agree on relief for the pandemic, Americans are split on issues around the 2020 election and President Trump's impeachment.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
today ~8 min

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