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Warm, wet weather triggered the unprecedented die-off of imperiled saiga antelope, scientists say. And climate change may make such conditions even more likely.
"This is such a tantalizing mystery, and as time goes on, we’re getting more clues,” astronomer Shami Chatterjee said.
"This is an acoustic degradation of the environment,” biologist Rob Guralnick said.
After eight years spent scouring the vertebrate bowels of the Earth, Janine Caira has published the world's most comprehensive census of the 4,810 known species of tapeworm.
Ben Barres was neuroscience pioneer. But he is beloved across academia for his tireless work to make science more inclusive.
The tree is the oldest on the White House grounds and has witnessed the tumult and triumph of 39 presidencies.
Holy global warming, Batman! A scientist calculated the carbon footprints of nine superheroes — and realized the planet would be better off if they didn't try to save it.
The Interior Department cut the number of employees allowed to attend the world's biggest geoscience conference by 60 percent.
The lawsuit calls the EPA's decision to bar grant recipients from its advisory committees “unlawful, arbitrary and capricious.”
Women members on Capitol Hill describe a cultural shift and call for action.