Global warming crisis: One expert’s view
As snow goes, where go the animals?
Arctic warming: Greenhouse gas nightmare?
Greenhouse gas maps
Using at least 20 sources of data, scientists have modeled releases of carbon dioxide from Indianapolis. The new view will help cities More
Shaking it up: Maverick scientist dies
Sometimes, scientists feel the need to leave the lab and warn the public about onrushing hazards. Rowland warned about ozone, but More
Putting the brakes on fish invasions
Ecologists are desperate to forestall a devastating invasion of the Lakes. Should canal be closed to cut off the damaging fish, or is More
Tundra fire: Bad news on warming
The globe warms, and the Arctic starts to burn. A new study measures carbon releases from the largest tundra fire in North America. More
Nothing light about lightning
New instruments are giving a better view of how those astonishingly strong lightning bolts form inside clouds. More
The secret life of cats
Humans and cats have enjoyed each other’s company for millennia, but scientists have discovered some troubling secrets of free-roaming More
Nuclear nightmare in Japan
With three nuclear reactors and three pools of spent fuel teetering on the edge of meltdown, Japanese technicians struggled to throttle More
A climate of extremes?
Are extreme heat, wicked cyclones and record rainfalls signs of climate change, or just more changes in the weather? Will warming More
Hangover: Getting to the root of pain
It’s as sure as sunrise. Drink too much, and you’ll pay next morning: lassitude, nausea, headache, dizziness, and more specialized More
Treatment defeats phony hormones!
Gray wolf: How many is enough?
The gray wolf has made a dramatic recovery in the northern Rockies and upper Midwest. Is the wolf still endangered, or has it More