ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Computer sims: In climatic tug of war, carbon released from thawing permafrost wins handily Posted: 18 Mar 2015 12:39 PM PDT There will be a lot more carbon released from thawing permafrost than the amount taken in by more Arctic vegetation, according to new computer simulations. …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News The weaker sex: Male honey bees more susceptible than females to widespread intestinal parasite Posted: 18 Jan 2014 09:25 AM PST A research team has found that male European honey bees, or drones, are much more susceptible than female European honey bees, known as workers, to …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot?

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   What evolved first, a dexterous hand or an agile foot? Posted: 06 Oct 2013 05:41 PM PDT Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion. Salt-tolerant bacteria …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Studying meteorites may reveal Mars’ secrets of life

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Studying meteorites may reveal Mars’ secrets of life Startling survival story at historic Jamestown: Physical evidence of survival cannibalism Soil may harbor answer to reducing arsenic in rice Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spill, three years later Seahorse’s armor gives engineers …

Use of Common Pesticide, Imidacloprid, Linked to Bee Colony Collapse

Use of Common Pesticide, Imidacloprid, Linked to Bee Colony Collapse Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120405224653.htm Honeybee on knapweed. The likely culprit in sharp worldwide declines in honeybee colonies since 2006 is imidacloprid, one of the most widely used pesticides (Credit: © Elenathewise / Fotolia) Source: “In Situ Replication of Honey Bee Colony …