Credit: Nature Geoscience (2017). DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2894 (—A pair of researchers with the California Institute of Technology and the University of California has found evidence that suggests atmospheric rivers carry wind speeds higher than has been thought. In their paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience, Duane Waliser and Bin Guan […]


The gold-decorated socket of a Bronze Age spearhead emerges from the soil in Scotland. Credit: GUARD Archaeology, Limited Excavations during the construction of two soccer fields in Scotland have turned up a rare discovery — a Bronze-Age weapon hoard, including a notched bronze sword and a gold-decorated spearhead. The weapons, which likely […]


A remote camera photo of a grizzly bear is shown in a handout photo.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of Montana) Wildlife, get ready for your close-up. Biologists are proposing a vast network of interconnected remote cameras that could revolutionize the study of bears, moose, caribou, cougars and other large animals across North […]