NASA Found Exotic Organic Molecules on Ancient Space Object 'Arrokoth'
The latest data from ancient "Arrokoth," the most distant object ever visited by spacecraft, supports the idea that it's covered in organic molecules called "tholins" and gives us a window into deep cosmic time.
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Right to Repair
Apple’s Independent Repair Program Is Invasive to Shops and Their Customers, Contract Shows
The contract states independent repair shops must agree to audits and inspections by Apple, even if they leave the program.
While Microsoft Was Making Its Climate Pledge, It Was Sponsoring an Oil Conference
"Microsoft is delighted to announce we are the digital transformation partner of the International Petroleum Technology conference."
Australia's Ancient Forests Survived Planetary Extinction. Now, They're Burning
The Gondwanan rainforests are a living time capsule that survived a continental breakup and a planetary mass extinction event. Now, they’re being tested by humanity.
Amazon’s New Rationale For Working With Big Oil: Saving the Planet
Amazon has a new justification for forging controversial partnerships with fossil fuel companies.
‘Incomprehensible’: The Australian Bushfires Are an Ecological Catastrophe
The enormous fires, which are being amplified by climate change, have killed up to a billion animals and may drive species to extinction.
Decade of Disillusion
This Decade We Became Really, Really Sure Climate Change Is Real
In the last 10 years, our climate models have gotten much better and they all tell us the same thing: We have to act now.
'We Fear for Our Children:' Alaska Natives Speak out in Climate Change Report
For the first time, NOAA's annual report on the devastating effects of climate change in the Arctic is highlighting the unsettling changes to the lives of the people who live there.
Mysterious Craters in the Seafloor Were Likely Formed by Garbage, Scientists Say
Scientists were investigating the cause of "pockmarks" on the seafloor when they made an unsettling discovery: thousands of mini-craters, apparently formed by garbage.
Baby Fish Nurseries Are Riddled With ‘Prey-Sized’ Plastic, Alarming Study Finds
Fish nurseries near Hawaii contain higher concentrations of plastic than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and baby fish are mistaking this trash for food.
Today's Electric Car Batteries Will Be Tomorrow's E-Waste Crisis, Scientists Warn
Electric vehicles can help save the planet, but their batteries pose a serious challenge to the world's recycling infrastructure. We need to improve and scale up recycling methods now, scientists say in a new paper.
These Scientists Are Changing Soil at a Molecular Level to Withstand Earthquakes
Can bacteria help prevent one of Earth’s deadliest geologic disasters?