Warm, moist rivers of air have a lot to do with massive holes in sea ice in Antarctica's Weddell Sea, a new study shows.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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Research that reconstructs the climate of ancient Earth shows that Arctic Siberia once had an average summer temperature of 73.4 degrees F.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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On a cold morning in Miami, lizards rained down from trees where they'd been sleeping. The event gave researchers insight into the impact of climate change.
Oct. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
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Winter weather forces us to congregate inside but evidence suggests cold, dry air also helps spread respiratory viruses.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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'Normal' body temperature has declined in urban, industrialized settings like the US and UK. Anthropologists find the trend extends to Indigenous people in the Bolivian Amazon – but why?
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new white paint keeps surfaces up to 18 degrees Fahrenheit cooler than their surroundings—almost life AC or a refrigerator, but without using any energy.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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Some atmospheric pollutants actually help cool the planet, but the sudden shutdown of heavy industry threatened to purge them.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new study digs into how temperature and humidity affect the spread of the coronavirus. The findings could help keep people safe as winter approaches.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~7 min
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