- Fine particulate matter from wildfire smoke more harmful than pollution from other sources March 5, 2021Researchers examining 14 years of hospital admissions data conclude that the fine particles in wildfire smoke can be several times more harmful to human respiratory health than particulate matter from other sources such as car exhaust. While this distinction has been previously identified in laboratory experiments, the new study confirms it at the population […]
- Big Step Forward for $50 Billion Plan to Save Louisiana Coast March 5, 2021An environmental assessment said the project’s next step would largely benefit coastal areas, though it might also affect some marine life, especially dolphins.John Schwartz
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- NASA's "Perseverance" team led by women and minority scientists February 28, 2021NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover mission was led by a diverse group of scientists, many of them women and minorities. Adriana Diaz has more on their stories.