From snowfall on remote mountaintops from the Arctic to the European Alps to the deepest depths of the ocean, microplastics have been documented in virtually every corner of the world.
Over the past six months, widespread lockdown measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus have led to notable declines in greenhouse gas emissions. But short-term gains are unlikely to
People who test positive for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) but never develop symptoms may carry as much of the virus in their nose, throat, and lungs – and for nearly
A new experimental blood test can detect cancer up to four years before symptoms appear, according to a study published last month in Nature Communications (1). The results have increased
Declining wild bee populations translate directly into decreased crop yields, according to a new study published last month in Proceedings of the Royal Society B (1). Five of the seven
The cost of preventing future pandemics is a mere modicum of the amount Covid-19 is expected to cost the global economy, according to a new analysis published on 24 July
Two German studies published on 27 July in JAMA Cardiology have increased concerns about the potential negative impacts of COVID-19 on the heart, even in patients without underlying heart conditions.
Scientists have been working at an incredible pace to develop vaccines against the novel coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. Promising data from Phase I and II trials of four vaccine
An active leak of methane gas from the seafloor in Antarctica has been discovered for the first time, reported in a new paper published on 22 July in the Proceedings
Most polar bears are at risk of being wiped out by the end of the century due to global warming, according to a new study published on 20 July in