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September 11, 2014

 

Phytoplankton and zooplankton from a drop of sea water viewed under a microscope

Climate Change and Ocean Life

Climate change isn't just about rising tides overtaking land; climate change may destroy vast oceanic ecosystems.

August 8, 2014

 

crops in a severe drought

More CO2, Less Protein

Climate change may not only devastate food crops, but also diminish plants' nutritional value.

June 26, 2014

 

Microscope image of a phytoplankton

Phytoplankton, The Ocean’s Carbon-Grubbing Skin

Plankton aren't just the foundation of the ocean's food chain; they're also really important for getting carbon dioxide out of the air.

April 14, 2014

 

A reddish horse with a flowing blonde mane stands in the snow

Warming And Mammalian Dwarfism

55 million years ago, as the Earth heated up, many mammal species got smaller. Could the same thing happen again with human-induced global climate change?

December 23, 2013

 

False color image of the Sun's corona

Sun, Water And Clean Fuel

Scientists and University of Colorado, Boulder may have come up with a way to make hydrogen fuel cleaner.

September 24, 2013

 

toddler smiling at the camera

Heart Rate: What A Baby’s Heart Rate Should Be

How do you think a baby's heart rate compares to adults?

September 11, 2013

 

a collection of bananas, some with brown spots

When Good Bananas Go Bad

Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?

May 29, 2013

 

venus in transition

Volcanos On Venus!

The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter discovered evidence of volcanic eruptions that occurred as recently as several thousand years ago.

May 2, 2013

 

Tree branches at night

Sleeping With Plants

Can sleeping in a room full of plants can be dangerous? A common myth states that, at night, plants compete with people for oxygen!

February 6, 2013

 

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Why Do You Become Dehydrated When Sick?

If you have a runny nose and a fever, you'll need to drink more to replace those lost fluids. But why?

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