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Apr. 8, 2015 — New research involved the study of traditional cave houses of “bajo Tajuña” from an historical and environmental point of view by assessing bioclimatic mechanisms to show its energy efficiency ... read more

Sep. 15, 2014 — As soon as lava flows from a volcano, exposure to air and wind causes it to start to cool and harden. Rather than hardening evenly, the energy exchange tends to take place primarily at the ... read more

Aug. 18, 2014 — Scientists have found that microscopic organisms can create dripstones in caves. The research illustrates how biological life can influence the formation of Earth's geology -- and the same may ... read more

Drilling Transforms the Underworld: Humanity's Deepest Footprint

Aug. 5, 2014 — Geologists are explore the hidden world beneath our feet. Examining the effects of human drilling shows how humans have left their mark on Earth both above the surface and deep below in the ... read more

July 22, 2014 — The bats use the way the sun's light is scattered in the atmosphere at sunset to calibrate their internal magnetic compass, which helps them to fly in the right direction, a new study has ... read more

July 1, 2014 — Cave beetles are one of the most iconic species found in subterranean habitats. They were historically the first living organisms described by science that are adapted to the conditions of hypogean ... read more

June 18, 2014 — New research overturns common ideas about the different types of climate changes between the middle latitude areas of the Northern and Southern ... read more

Muon Detector Could Help UK Reduce Carbon Emissions

June 13, 2014 — A specialist detector which is set to play a fundamental part in helping the UK reduce its carbon emissions is being developed. Muon detectors which exploit cosmic-ray muons, a natural radiation to ... read more

May 29, 2014 — A new eyeless cavefish is described from Indiana and named after the Indiana Hoosiers. It is the first new cavefish species described from the US in 40 years. Notably, it has an anus right behind its ... read more

May 13, 2014 — Preserved giant sperm from tiny shrimps that lived about 17 million years ago have been discovered in Queensland, Australia. They are the oldest fossilized sperm ever found in the geological record. ... read more

Corn Dwarfed by Temperature Dip Suitable for Growing in Mines, Caves

May 12, 2014 — Lowering temperatures for two hours each day reduces the height of corn without affecting its seed yield, a study shows, a technique that could be used to grow crops in controlled-environment ... read more

Mar. 14, 2014 — Armored spiders are medium to small species that derive their name from the complex pattern of the plates covering their abdomen strongly resembling body armor. Lurking in the darkness of caves In ... read more

Mar. 14, 2014 — After 13 years of meticulous excavation of the nearly complete skeleton of the Australopithecus fossil named Little Foot, South African and French scientists have now convincingly shown that it is ... read more

Mar. 10, 2014 — Increasing light pollution in tropical habitats could be hampering regeneration of rainforests because of its impact on nocturnal seed-dispersers. These new findings show that seed-dispersing bats ... read more

Dec. 12, 2013 — In the classical view of evolution, species experience spontaneous genetic mutations that produce various novel traits—some helpful, some detrimental. Nature then selects for those most beneficial, ... read more

Dec. 4, 2013 — Scientists have discovered that some ring-tailed lemurs in Madagascar regularly retire to limestone chambers for their nightly snoozes, the first evidence of the consistent, daily use of the same ... read more

Dec. 2, 2013 — Researchers have discovered a surprisingly diverse ecosystem of microbes in a limestone cave near Tucson, Arizona, eking out a living from not much more than drip water, rock and air. The discovery ... read more

Nov. 7, 2013 — While tracking white-lipped peccaries and gathering environmental data in forests that link Brazil's Pantanal and Cerrado biomes, researchers discovered ancient cave drawings made by ... read more

Oct. 25, 2013 — After taking an in-depth look at the basic biology of a fungus that is decimating bat colonies as it spreads across the US, researchers report that they can find little that might stop the organism ... read more

Oct. 23, 2013 — A unique plant that lives underground uses multiple mechanisms to boost photosynthesis and offers new insights into how plants adapt to extreme ... read more

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