Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Beaches can survive sea-level rises as long as they have space to move

An international team of coastal scientists has dismissed suggestions that half the world's beaches could become extinct over the course of the 21st century. The...

How to design organic solar cell materials

Most of us are familiar with silicon solar cells, which can be found on the rooftops of modern houses. These cells are made of...

Antarctica yields oldest fossils of giant birds with 21-foot wingspans: Two fossils from a...

Fossils recovered from Antarctica in the 1980s represent the oldest giant members of an extinct group of birds that patrolled the southern oceans with...

Species loss affects basis of life of humans

Current species loss directly affects the life of humans as regards nutrition, water supply, construction materials, and energy sources. This is confirmed by the...

Back to the future of climate

Between 57 and 55 million years ago, the geological epoch known as the Paleocene ended and gave way to the Eocene. At that time,...

Small mussels in the Baltic are getting even smaller

Blue mussels in the Baltic Sea are getting smaller with time but bigger in numbers, according to a new study from Stockholm University. Analyzing...

Large tides may have driven evolution of fish towards life on land

Big tidal ranges some 400 million years ago may have initiated the evolution of bony fish and land vertebrates. This theory is now supported...

Healthcare as a climate solution: A new analysis reveals that accessible and affordable healthcare...

Although the link may not be obvious, healthcare and climate change -- two issues that pose major challenges around the world -- are in...

Floating gardens: More than just a pretty place

Floating gardens sound so idyllic. Now, a study proves that they are more than just a pretty place. The study, by researchers at Illinois...

Sea-level rise global observing system proposed: The next phase of the research will construct...

University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science researcher Shane Elipot proposes a new approach to monitoring global sea-level rise. Using...
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