Category: Science Notes

Disease Threatens Beech Trees

January 14, 2019 — A mysterious disease first detected seven years ago is attacking beech trees in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Scientists are scrambling to find the cause as the disease spreads rapidly. Beech leaf disease has been detectedMore

Space Project To Measure Planet’s Forests

December 3, 2018 — The world’s forests are about to get a close-up. Tomorrow, a laser-shooting instrument is scheduled to blast into space for a rendezvous with the International Space Station, with the goal of taking precise measurementsMore