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Canopy Near-Infrared Reflectance and Terrestrial Photosynthesis

  Abstract Global estimates of terrestrial gross primary production (GPP) remain highly uncertain, despite decades of satellite measurements and intensive in situ monitoring. We report a...

Lamar Smith, Unbound, Lays Out Political Strategy at Climate Doubters’ Conference

  Representative Lamar Smith (R–TX) rarely expresses his true feelings in public. But speaking yesterday to a like-minded crowd of climate change doubters and skeptics,...

Stem Cell Divisions, Somatic Mutations, Cancer Etiology and Cancer Prevention

  Cancer and the unavoidable R factor Most textbooks attribute cancer-causing mutations to two major sources: inherited and environmental factors. A recent study highlighted the prominent...

Science Needed for More Transparency in Paris Climate Projections

  Safeguarding forests and minimizing emissions from cutting them down is critical to meeting the climate-related targets in the Paris Agreement, but new research finds...

First Seen 30 Years Ago, a Supernova Refuses to Be Ignored

  On the morning of Feb. 23, 1987, a couple of dozen subatomic particles known as neutrinos zinged through specially instrumented underground sensors in Japan,...

347 Native Bee Species ‘Spiraling Toward Extinction’

  In the first comprehensive review of the more than 4,000 native bee species in North America and Hawaii, the Center for Biological Diversity has...

Off-Label Use of Antidepressant Drugs May Not Work: Scientists

  Most off-label use of antidepressants is not backed by evidence that the drugs will work as intended, scientists said Wednesday. Many medications approved for the...

Climate Change Harms Hot Spots of Ocean Life

  The six ocean hot spots that teem with the biggest mix of species are also getting hit hardest by global warming and industrial fishing,...

NASA’s Curiosity Puts Cat Among The Climate Pigeons: Lack Of CO2 Sinks Water Theory

  Data from NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has left scientists scratching their heads. On the one hand, the bot appears to have found evidence...

Why Climate Change is Good News for Wasps

  Their numbers vary enormously from year to year, but warmer weather will provide wasps with more favourable conditions. Several new species of wasp have arrived...
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