Madeleine Gregory

environment

New, Dire Climate Models Say the Planet Warms Faster Than We Thought

Two new models say the Earth is even more sensitive to emissions than we thought, and humanity has to work even harder to meet Paris agreement targets.
Madeleine Gregory
9.20.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Amazon Is on Fire and the Smoke Can Be Seen from Space

The Amazon has been burning for weeks amid increasing deforestation. The intense smoke was detected by NASA and plunged São Paulo into darkness on Monday.
Madeleine Gregory
8.22.19
Science

Scientist Says Bread He Baked From 4,500 Year-Old Yeast Is Delicious

Physicist and video game designer Seamus Blackley extracted yeast from ancient Egyptian pottery and used it to make a delicious sourdough bread.
Madeleine Gregory
8.7.19
Science

Humans Have Done 50 Million Years of Damage to New Zealand’s Birds

It would take longer than humans have been on this Earth to recover the number of bird species lost in New Zealand.
Madeleine Gregory
8.7.19
weird

Indian Boy Had More Than 500 Teeth in a 'Bag-Like Mass' in His Mouth

A pathologist at the hospital said the mass of tiny teeth-like structures was "reminiscent of pearls in an oyster."
Madeleine Gregory
8.2.19
climate change

The Arctic Is on Fire, and It Might Be Creating a Vicious Climate 'Feedback Loop'

The worst Arctic wildfire season in recent history is releasing unprecedented emissions that feed into climate change, creating the conditions for more fires.
Madeleine Gregory
7.30.19
Science

Warm Water Is Melting Glaciers 100 Times Faster Than We Thought

A new study shows that the underwater melt rate of an Alaskan glacier is 100 times faster than we thought, a finding that could change already-dire projections of sea level rise.
Madeleine Gregory
7.29.19
Science

The Most Precise Atomic Clock Ever Could Change Our Understanding of Physics

Scientists have created a quantum logic clock more accurate than any clock ever made.
Madeleine Gregory
7.27.19
Internet

The Internet Has Spent Three Years Taking Care Of This Guy’s Plants

The subreddit r/takecareofmyplant has 11,300 members, all dedicated to, well, taking care of a plant.
Madeleine Gregory
7.23.19
tech-science

Planting ‘Billions of Trees’ Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change

A popular study claims that reforestation could fix climate change, but is that true?
Madeleine Gregory
Sarah Emerson
7.17.19
Science

Rare Human-Sized Giant Jellyfish Caught On Camera

Two divers caught a jellyfish as big as a human on camera this weekend.
Madeleine Gregory
7.16.19
Science

Scientists Are Genetically Engineering Plants to Fight Climate Change

By making plants grow deeper roots, scientists are helping them store more carbon.
Madeleine Gregory
7.15.19
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