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Winter weather set to get more erratic

Evoluted New Media | Added: 12 Sep 2014

Extreme variations in pressure over the North Atlantic are responsible for our increasingly erratic…

Ancient shellfish provide clues to El Niño history

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Aug 2014

New insight into the El Niño Southern Oscillation has been provided by 25-foot piles of ancient she…

Svalbard reindeer numbers on the rise

Evoluted New Media | Added: 23 Jul 2014

In an unexpected twist, climate change is having a positive effect on the Norwegian reindeers of Sv…

Cloud formation slowed by biodiesel emission

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Jul 2014

Global cloud formation and rainfall could be more dramatically and unexpectedly affected by the inc…

Global warming favours light-coloured insects

Evoluted New Media | Added: 7 Jul 2014

A warming European climate has led to lighter coloured butterflies and dragonflies out-competing th…

£10m prize to solve greatest scientific problem

Evoluted New Media | Added: 20 May 2014

A £10 million prize has been launched by Nesta and the Technology Strategy Board to solve the great…

Rain in Balkans cause flood and landslides

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 May 2014

Three months-worth of rain have fallen in three days in the Balkans, causing widespread floods and …

Saharan dust cloud highlights air quality problems

Evoluted New Media | Added: 4 Apr 2014

Air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health risk according to the World He…

Soap bubbles predict circling winds

Evoluted New Media | Added: 5 Feb 2014

Meteorologists have been using an unusual tool to predict the wind intensity and strength of hurric…

Nanoparticles and the environment

Evoluted New Media | Added: 30 Dec 2013

Metallic nanoparticles have many possible uses – including clean fuel technology and high density s…

Acid rain plays role in Great Dying

Evoluted New Media | Added: 29 Nov 2013

Rain as acidic as undiluted lemon juice could have contributed to the Great Dying, a severe mass ex…

Ring rain influences Saturn’s atmosphere

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 May 2013

Saturn’s atmosphere is home to more charged water particle “rain” than previously thought suggests …

Sponge soaks up coal emissions

Evoluted New Media | Added: 13 Mar 2013

Materials Science

A new energy-efficient ‘solar sponge’ developed by researchers at Monash Universit…

NASA happens upon forecast breakthrough

Evoluted New Media | Added: 9 Jan 2013

A researcher who set out to develop a formula to protect Apollo sites on the moon from rocket exhau…

Nearby ‘super-Earth’ may support life

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Dec 2012

An international team of astronomers have discovered an alien planet, believed to have a similar cl…

Oceanic turbulence affects marine food web

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Dec 2012

Numerical simulations have shown for the first time that the movement of seawater can directly affe…

Green Antarctica

Evoluted New Media | Added: 10 Sep 2012

Antarctica was once home to a warm rainforest dominated by palms and trees, and a mountain forest w…

London delivers clean games

Evoluted New Media | Added: 16 Aug 2012

London 2012 produced one of Team GB’s most successful medal hauls, but it might also be one of the …

Potential food crisis linked to climate change

Evoluted New Media | Added: 14 Aug 2012

The UK could face a potential food crisis with dramatically reduced food choices in the future, unl…

Green rust’s crucial role in ancient atmosphere

Evoluted New Media | Added: 8 Aug 2012

Green rust may have played a crucial role in the creation of Earth’s early atmosphere suggests new …