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Crowdsourcing Earth's magnetic field

In a major citizen science effort, geophysicists are asking smart phone users around the world for help mapping Earth's magnetic field. Read More ...

Surprising findings in Greenland’s melt dynamics

San Francisco, California —A combination of new tools and old photographs are giving scientists a better view of Greenland’s ice, and recent discoveries promise to improve forecasts of the region’s future in a warmer world. Overall, the findings show Greenland's ice is vulnerable to periods of rapid change including vicious cycles of warming promoting further warming. Read More ...

Powdered measles vaccine safe

A measles vaccine made of fine dry powder and delivered with a puff of air triggered no adverse side effects in early human testing and it is likely effective, according to a paper to be published November 28 in the journal Vaccine. Read More ...