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Nov 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Crop production may generate up to a quarter of the increase in the seasonal cycle of atmospheric carbon dioxide, with corn playing a leading role, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. Intensification of agriculture is a driver of changes in the seasonal characteristics of the global carbon cycle. Each year in the Northern Hemisphere, levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide drop in the summer as plants inhale, and then climb again...

Nov 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The Sun plays a significant role in the generation of lightning strikes on Earth, according to a new study that found that over a 5-year period the United...

Nov 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study that analyzed different aspects of the nasal complex in Neanderthals and other later Pleistocene fossils from Europe and Africa,...

Nov 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new computer model called GEOS-5 has provided a high-resolution look at how carbon dioxide (CO2) – the key driver of global warming – moves...

Oct 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using a reconstruction of North American drought history over the past millennium, a team of researchers from NASA and the Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty...

Oct 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Leonardo Sagnotti of National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Rome, Italy, has found evidence that the most recent...

Oct 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The more curious we are about a topic, the easier it is to learn information about that topic. A new study carried out by California University scientists...

Oct 3, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Using data from NASA’s and European Space Agency’s satellites that measure variations in gravitational field, a multinational team of researchers...

Sep 27, 2014 by Sci-News.com

An analysis of about 3,000 stone tools from a 325,000-year-old archaeological site near the village of Nor Geghi in the Kotayk Province of Armenia challenges...