Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Chris Fogwill

Fast-flowing and narrow glaciers have the potential to trigger massive changes in the Antarctic ice sheet and contribute to rapid ice-sheet decay and sea-level rise, a new study has found.

Flipper inside

Female dolphins who have help from their female friends are far more successful as mothers than those without such help, according to a landmark study.

Genome map inside

Sampling just a few genes can reveal not only the "lifestyle" of marine microbes but their entire environments, new research suggests.