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Mosquito genes explain response to climate change
...at portions of the country are becoming warmer and dryer
than others. Plants and animals are not confronting this stress directly, but rather they are flowering, reproducing and going dormant at different times of the year than they used to. Many species will be unable to change quickly enough and will b...
Study finds the air rich with bacteria
...by atmospheric conditions. For example, warmer and dryer
conditions led to increased amounts of spore-forming bacteria. "This information may help explain temporal spikes, which is important in bioterror surveillance," adds Eoin Brodie, also with Berkeley Lab's Earth Sciences Division. "A spike may not...
Climatologists discover deep-sea secret
...he strength of the gulf stream, creating a cooler, dryer
climate in Europe and North America. However, according to the authors of this latest study, the Atlantic Ocean could already be adapting to the changes brought about by global warming in the same way as it adapted to climate changes in the past. Th...