Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Wet beaches drown sea turtles

Climate change makes beaches wetter, hurting the survival of sea turtle hatchlings

Climate changes may be wreaking havoc on the beaches where leatherback sea turtles nest. As sea levels rise and rain pounds on the sand, sea turtle nests get soggy. This could spell trouble for the charismatic reptile, which at six feet long, is the largest living turtle. More…

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Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Asian Carp: They just keep swimming

Two species of Asian carp are pushing toward the Great Lakes, leaving researchers scrambling to hold the invasive species back

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SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

Bacteria that can hold their liquor

Hardier microbes make biofuel production more feasible

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No more needles for allergy sufferers?

No more needles for allergy sufferers?

Allergy treatment from Europe has finally hit the U.S. markets

Teaching an Old Brain New Immunity

Deteriorating immune systems may help explain why memory declines with age, researchers find

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SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images

Ever Wondered: How does speech-to-text software work?

Love it or hate it, you can’t avoid it.