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NASA-NOAA Satellite catches last burst of energy in Tropical Depression 03W
Tropical Depression 03W has dissipated in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean, but not without one last show of strength on infrared satellite imagery. (2019-03-18)
NASA finds heavy rainfall potential in new Tropical Cyclone Trevor
Tropical Cyclone Trevor formed in the Coral Sea of the Southwestern Pacific Ocean on March 18. (2019-03-18)
NASA sees Savannah lose its tropical eye
Tropical Cyclone Savannah weakened and ''lost'' its eye as high clouds filtered over it. (2019-03-18)
Satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Savannah moving away from Indonesia
Tropical Cyclone Savannah continued to move in southerly direction in the Southern Indian Ocean, and move away from Indonesia. (2019-03-15)
NASA sees development of Tropical Depression 03W near Yap
Visible imagery from NASA's Terra satellite revealed 03W that formed near the island of Yap in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. (2019-03-15)
Vaccine study confirms sensitivity of cholera test
Recently, the sensitivity of fecal microbiological cultures for detecting cholera has come under question. (2019-03-14)
Fighting leaf and mandible
Scientists have asked, 'What is the primary driver in tropical forest diversity-competition for resources, or herbivore pests?' For the first time, University of Utah biologists compared the two mechanisms in a single study. (2019-03-14)
NASA catches Tropical Cyclone Idai making landfall in Mozambique
Tropical Cyclone Idai was approaching landfall in Mozambique when NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at the cloud top temperatures to determine the strongest parts of the storm. (2019-03-14)
Chemical innovation by relatives of the ice cream bean explains tropical biodiversity
The back-and-forth relationship between insects and their food plants may drive tropical biodiversity evolution according to work on Barro Colorado Island's 50 hectare plot in Panama. (2019-03-14)
Big data takes aim at a big human problem
A James Cook University scientist is part of an international team that's used new 'big data' analysis to achieve a major advance in understanding neurological disorders such as Epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. (2019-03-12)
Tropical Cyclone Idai seen in Mozambique channel by NASA's Terra Satellite
NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and caught a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Idai in the Mozambique Channel. (2019-03-12)
Scientists release global wildlife map of 'cool-spots' and 'hot-spots'
A new study maps the last vestiges of wild places where the world's threatened species can take refuge from the ravages of unregulated hunting, land clearing, and other industrial activities. (2019-03-12)
Cancer imaging technology can help reveal life-threatening pregnancy disorder
An imaging technique used to detect some forms of cancer can also help detect preeclampsia in pregnancy before it becomes a life-threatening condition, a new Tulane study says. (2019-03-12)
Finding the right 'dose' for solar geoengineering
New research finds that if solar geoengineering is used to cut global temperature increases in half, there could be worldwide benefits without exacerbating change in any large geographic area. (2019-03-11)
NASA's Aqua Satellite finds Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique Channel
Visible imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed the center of Tropical Cyclone Idai in the Mozambique Channel. (2019-03-11)
NASA finds wind shear adversely affecting Haleh
Visible imagery from NASA's Terra satellite revealed northerly wind shear affecting Tropical Cyclone Haleh and continuing to weaken the storm. (2019-03-08)
Tropical Cyclone Haleh weakening in NASA-NOAA satellite imagery  
Tropical Cyclone Haleh continues to weaken while being battered by outside winds. (2019-03-07)
'Specialized' microbes within plant species promote diversity
A Yale-led research team conducted an experiment that suggests microbes can specialize within plant species, which can promote plant species diversity and increased seed dispersal. (2019-03-07)
Scientists reveal Pacific North Equatorial Countercurrent weak biases in ocean models
The Pacific North Equatorial Countercurrent is not well simulated in many ocean models because of its complex dynamics. (2019-03-06)
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Haleh weakening
Tropical Cyclone Haleh continued to move in a southerly direction in the Southern Indian Ocean when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead. (2019-03-06)
New insights into the geographical landscape of prehistoric central Tibet
A team of scientists from the UK and China have uncovered new evidence, using recently-discovered 25-million-year-old fossilized palm leaves, that Tibet's geography was not as 'high and dry' as previously thought. (2019-03-06)
Study confirms and quantifies Zika-microcephaly link in Brazil
Women infected with Zika virus early in pregnancy are almost 17 times more likely to have a child with microcephaly, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Brady of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, and colleagues. (2019-03-05)
NASA's infrared vision reveals Tropical Cyclone Haleh's power
Tropical Cyclone Haleh maintained an eye as NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead and collected temperature information on the storm and the ocean waters it was moving through. (2019-03-05)
Wutip now a depression, spotted on NASA-NOAA satellite imagery
Once a super typhoon, Tropical Cyclone Wutip weakened to a depression on February 28. (2019-02-28)
NASA finds a hint of an eye in Tropical Cyclone Pola
Visible imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed the hint of an eye developing in the center of Tropical Cyclone Pola. (2019-02-28)
Typhoid vaccine may protect against other infections
New research by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine shows that vaccination with weakened strains of Salmonella may also protect against other infections. (2019-02-27)
NASA catches Tropical Cyclone Pola near Fiji
Tropical Cyclone Pola was passing near the Southern Pacific country of Fiji when NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed the storm in infrared light and found it strengthening. (2019-02-27)
Recovering forests important to conservation, study finds
Tropical forests recovering from disturbance could be much more important to the conservation of forest bird species than first thought, according to a new study. (2019-02-26)
NASA finds heavy rainfall potential in new Tropical Cyclone Pola
Tropical Cyclone Pola formed in the South Pacific Ocean on Feb. (2019-02-26)
Proximity to land determines how coral reef communities respond to climate change events
Severe weather and environmental disturbances, such as cyclones or thermal coral bleaching, affect specific areas of coral reefs differently, new research has shown. (2019-02-22)
NASA-NOAA satellite analyzes Typhoon Wutip
Typhoon Wutip was impacting the Federated States of Micronesia in the Southern Pacific Ocean when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and analyzed the storm in infrared light. (2019-02-22)
NASA-NOAA satellite provides wide view of Tropical Cyclone Oma
When you look at a Tropical Cyclone Oma from space, you'll get a sense of its massive size. (2019-02-22)
Dermal disruption: Amphibian skin bacteria is more diverse in cold, variable environments
Researchers swabbed more than 2300 animals representing 205 amphibian species to better understand the ecology of their skin bacteria. (2019-02-21)
NASA takes an infrared analysis of Tropical Cyclone Oma
An infrared look by NASA's Aqua satellite revealed where the strongest storms were located within the Southern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Cyclone Oma. (2019-02-21)
Cracking feather formation could lead to cooler birds
Scientists have revealed how bird feathers form in a wave-like motion, creating a regular pattern in the skin. (2019-02-21)
NASA infrared image shows powerful center of Typhoon Wutip
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at the temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Wutip as it threatens Chuuk and Yap States in the Southern Pacific Ocean. (2019-02-21)
NASA-NOAA satellite looks at large-eyed Tropical Cyclone Oma
Tropical Cyclone Oma is a large hurricane with a big eye. (2019-02-20)
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Wutip organizing
Tropical Depression 02W has organized and strengthened into a tropical storm. (2019-02-20)
The monkey hunters: Humans colonize South Asian rainforest by hunting primates
Researchers have found evidence for humans hunting small mammals in the forests of Sri Lanka at least 45,000 years ago. (2019-02-19)
NASA-NOAA satellite sees powerful Tropical Cyclone Oma affecting New Caledonia
Tropical Cyclone Oma appeared well-organized on satellite imagery as it moved through the Southern Pacific Ocean, just northwest of New Caledonia. (2019-02-19)
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