Sun, 08 Dec 2013 12:54:20 -0800
Thirty years of shrinking Arctic sea ice has boosted extreme summer weather, including heat waves and drought, in the United States and elsewhere, according to a study published today (Dec. 8) in the journal Nature Climate Change. The new study — based on satellite tracking of sea ice, snow cover and weather trends since 1979 — links the Arctic's warming climate to shifting weather patterns in ...
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 11:50:17 -0800
By studying the behavior of light-gathering molecules used by plants, algae, and some bacteria in photosynthesis, researchers have found evidence that quantum coherence eases ultrafast energy transfers among the molecules.
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 10:21:19 -0800
In the summer of 2012, the U.S. baked. From the end of June through July, temperature records were set across the middle of the country. Drought partnered with the heat to cause discomfort for... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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