Primordial lightning strikes are potential source of life on Earth, Yale study finds

A new study by researchers at Yale and the University of Leeds suggests that prehistoric lightning bolts may have produced the biologically active phosphorus that […]

Yale launches Carbon Capture Research Center with $100 million donation from FedEx

A $100 million donation from FedEx will help fund Yale’s new Planetary Solutions Project through the launch of the Center for Natural Carbon Capture, which […]

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Scientists uncover environmental costs of internet use

Some have lauded the transition to the digital world, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, for lowering emissions and being a force of environmental good — […]

Researchers study ancient food webs to account for gaps in fossil records

Researchers have found that the physical remains of soft-bodied species are not accounted for in fossil records, implying that many current models of ancient food […]