Dressed in layers of thermal underwear, a wool sweater, raincoat and balaclava, Cara Magnabosco trekked 2 1/2 miles in below-freezing weather lugging 30 pounds of gear to her research destination each morning.
That's how… more>
Days after graduating from USC College in May, David Livingston flew to Honduras and spent a week in a small mountain community, his second trip to the region for outreach work.
Moved by the extensive untouched landscape, he… more>
An enormous plume of freshwater leaves the Amazon River and spreads across the tropical Atlantic Ocean, setting the stage for the symbiosis of some bacteria and algae on a scale that appears to subtly influence the climate of… more>
Everything cold will be a hot topic next March when the International Polar Year (IPY) begins, Donal Manahan of USC College told a committee of U.S. House representatives. Manahan, an Antarctic biologist with more than two… more>