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Trees aren’t a climate change cure-all – 2 new studies on...

William R.L. Anderegg, University of Utah When people talk about ways to slow climate change, they often mention trees,...

Redwood trees have two types of leaves, scientists find – a...

Alana Chin, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich Coast redwoods are amazing trees that scientists have studied for generations....

Arctic greening won’t save the climate – here’s why

Donatella Zona, San Diego State University Satellite images show the Arctic has been getting greener as temperatures in the...

Why do plants grow straight?

Beronda L. Montgomery, Michigan State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all...

Ancient microbial life used arsenic to thrive in a world without...

Pieter Visscher, University of Connecticut; Brendan Paul Burns, UNSW, and Kimberley L. Gallagher, Quinnipiac University Billions of years ago, life on Earth was mostly just...

Tiny plankton drive processes in the ocean that capture twice as...

Ken Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea The ocean plays a major role in...

Reclaiming lost calories: Tweaking photosynthesis boosts crop yields

Amanda Cavanagh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign What if your ability to feed yourself was dependent on a process that made a mistake 20 percent...

Pigments from microbes provide clue to evolution in ancient oceans –...

Patricia L. Foster, Indiana University Possibly the most significant event in the evolution of life on Earth occurred 2.4 billion years ago. That was when...

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Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan Public concern about Facebook’s power in society – and in politics – has skyrocketed in the wake of revelations that...