It may be easier than we once thought to send a planet into the runaway greenhouse stage, where Venus is now, and render it forever uninhabitable, new research suggests.
Honeybee colonies have been lost at an alarming rate over recent winters. New research from the Univ of Maryland suggests the loss may be due, in part, to pesticides and fungicides used in agriculture.
A report has surfaced in an esteemed scientific journal that appears to contradict earlier reports about the release of methane in the Arctic. Read with caution.
An op-ed piece in the Baltimore Sun calls on Maryland to adapt its standardized tests so that they are aligned with the Common Core, which is what teachers are actually teaching.
Scientists can use different models, such as adaptive landscapes, to predict evolution for a genus of lizards in Caribbean Islands.
A family of osprey along the Chesapeake Bay has hatched a third chick, and many reality TV viewers are tuning in daily to see if the chick survives.
We pose serious and, we believe, unanswerable questions about the use of value-added models to evaluate teachers based on their students’ performance on standardized tests.
Multipurpose trails that keep bicyclists, joggers, and dog walkers away from busy streets are a very popular way to get exercise. Some new ones seem to be on the way in western Maryland.
Although algae blooms in the Chesapeake Bay are a problem, the one off the China coast is about the size of Connecticut. People seem to be loving it—for now.
College math majors help out some biologists on a summer project in Tennessee that is investigating the effects of habitat change on two species of bird.