ScienceDaily: Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Social amoebae travel with a posse: Tiny single-celled organisms have amazingly complicated social lives Natural affinities — unrecognized until now — may have set stage for life to ignite Mini-monsters of the forest floor Ice-free Arctic winters could explain amplified warming during Pliocene Large Gulf dead …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Broad-scale genome tinkering with help of an RNA guide: Biotechnology tool borrowed from pathogenic bacteria

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Broad-scale genome tinkering with help of an RNA guide: Biotechnology tool borrowed from pathogenic bacteria Mechanism behind squids’ and octopuses’ ability to change color revealed Microbial who-done-it for biofuels Computer can infer rules of the forest Secret of plant geometry revealed: How plants set the angles …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Induced seismicity? Recent spike of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. may be linked to human activity

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Induced seismicity? Recent spike of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. may be linked to human activity Air pollution responsible for more than 2 million deaths worldwide each year, experts estimate A coral symbiont genome decoded for first time Induced seismicity? Recent spike of earthquakes …

ScienceDaily: Evolution too slow to keep up with climate change

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Evolution too slow to keep up with climate change Wildfires may contribute more to global warming than previously predicted  Scientists image vast subglacial water system underpinning West Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier How nature maintains diversity: Temporal niches are important, study finds  Evolution too slow to keep up …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Glimpse into the future of acidic oceans shows ecosystems transformed Finding the Goldilocks sites to store carbon dioxide underground Innovative study estimates extent to which air pollution in China shortens human lives  NASA’s polar robotic ranger passes first Greenland test  Dead zone’ impacts Chesapeake Bay fishes …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century: Is it because of global warming?

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century: Is it because of global warming? Different neuronal groups govern right-left alternation when walking Is that bacteria dead yet? Nano and laser technology packed into small device tests antibiotic treatment in minutes Genomic atlas of gene switches …

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Irish chronicles reveal links between cold weather and volcanic eruptions Where trash accumulates in the deep sea Life on Earth shockingly comes from out of this world First evidence that the genome can adapt to temperature changes U.S. Clean Air Act increased Atlanta rainfall Animals and …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Effects of interannual climate variability on tropical tree cover: Satellite data reveal how tropical ecosystems may respond to climate extremes Acidifying oceans could spell trouble for squid North Atlantic hurricane forecast predicts above-average season Microbial changes regulate function of entire ecosystems  The greatest place to be …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News  Reforestation study shows trade-offs between water, carbon and timber Earth’s mantle affects long-term sea-level rise estimates Scientists offer first definitive proof of bacteria-feeding behavior in green algae Biophysicists measure mechanism that determines fate of living cells Tomatoes: The world’s favorite fruit, only better-tasting and longer-lasting New …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species Study reveals how fishing gear can cause slow death of whales Minus environment, patterns still emerge: Computational study tracks E. coli cells’ regulatory mechanisms Bird’s playlist could signal mental strengths and weaknesses Bacterial spare parts filter …