Do microplastics on our ocean's surface have an effect on climate change?

Our oceans are full of microplastics with potentially massive impacts on our marine environments. This research...

Warm spring, cold spring, high spring, low spring: where is all the water from?

Spring water in Monroe County, WV is used extensively for both public and private supply but no one is sure...

Preserved pumpkin as a scientific time capsule? Fungal and chemical analysis of pumpkin preserve from 1920

In early September of 1920, at a local fair in Flandreau SD, a jar of preserved pumpkin was awarded the auspicious...

Can brown rot and white rot fungi work together to clean up spilled diesel?

Mycoremediation is a form of bioremediation that uses fungi to clean up contaminated sites. Brown rot and white...

Xenomorphs of the Arachnida: Whip scorpions and their acid defense.

Whip scorpions (vinegaroons) such as the North American species Mastigoproctus giganteus - an unusual arachnid...

Why are some bats naturally immune to White-nose Syndrome.

With more than 5 million bats already dead, White-nose Syndrome (WNS) is one of the most devastating wildlife...

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