For plants and animals fleeing rising temperatures, varying precipitation patterns, and other effects of climate change, the eastern United States will need improved “climate connectivity” to give them a better shot at survival.
A study of how honey bees forage for food has led to development of an algorithm that major web-hosting companies are using to streamline internet services. The project also has attracted a national award for the Georgia Tech team that conducted the research.
A nanoparticle commonly used in food, cosmetics, sunscreen, and other products can have subtle effects on the activity of genes expressing enzymes that address oxidative stress inside at least two types of living cells.
The northeast Pacific’s largest marine heatwave on record was at least partially caused by El Niño climate patterns. And unusually warm water events in that ocean could potentially become more frequent with rising levels of greenhouse gases.