The most intense wildfires can create their own weather systems, sending smoke all the way into the stratosphere. And live, viable microorganisms can be carried in those smoke plumes.
Analysis of ancient genetic material from three caves in two countries suggests an early wave of Neandertals about 135,000 years ago may have been replaced by genetically and potentially anatomically distinct successors 30,000 years later. https://t.co/4vbpm1CzYe
Our impact on Earth's ecosystems may be drastically more pervasive than we thought.
While 20-40% of land lacks obvious signs of human development, only 3% retains all the animal species that help habitats fully thrive, study says.
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Science News turns💯this year! To celebrate I wrote an article about the last century of particle/nuclear physics.😮It was a monumental task and I only scratched the surface. But it was also fun! here's some neat tidbits from the story: