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October 5, 2017
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Could “cocktail geoengineering” save the climate?

Washington, DC— Geoengineering is a catch-all term that refers to various theoretical ideas for altering Earth’s energy balance to combat climate change. New research from an international team of atmospheric scientists published by Geophysical Research Letters investigates for the first … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
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Chilling climate revelations from the last ice age

Study shows major changes in ice and temperatures could cause abrupt effects farther away About 14,000 years ago, the southwest United States was lush and green, home to saber-toothed cats and mammoths. Meanwhile, the Pacific Northwest was mostly grassland.

February 27, 2016
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Ancient Lone Star Lizard Lounged in Lush, Tropical Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers have discovered a new species of extinct worm lizard in Texas and dubbed it the “Lone Star” lizard. The species — the first known example of a worm lizard in Texas — offers evidence that Texas acted … Continue reading

January 9, 2016
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Clues from Ancient Maya Reveal Lasting Impact on Environment

AUSTIN, Texas — Evidence from the tropical lowlands of Central America reveals how Maya activity more than 2,000 years ago not only contributed to the decline of their environment but continues to influence today’s environmental conditions, according to researchers at The University … Continue reading

July 19, 2014
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Stem pipeline problems to aid STEM diversity

Educators and policymakers have spent decades trying to recruit and retain more underrepresented minority students into the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) pipeline. A new analysis of disappointing results in the pipeline’s output  leads two Brown University biologists to … Continue reading