Articles by

Eric Niiler

The Online Spider Market Is Massive—and Crawling With Issues

Stewart says public interest in spiders and scorpions has exploded as people realize they are actually low-maintenance...

Everyone Wants to Build Green Energy Projects. What's the Holdup?

For green energy experts, it seems like there’s too much of a good thing right now. While...

Astronomers Tally the Growing Carbon Footprint of Space Science

For generations, astronomers have spent lonely evenings at remote mountaintop observatories peering at stars and planets as...

Offshore Wind Turbines Could Mess With Ships’ Radar Signals

Solutions could include upgrading older shipboard radars to modern solid state systems that can be adjusted to...

Scientists Capture Airborne Animal DNA for the First Time

But for many biologists, tracking mammals that move miles each day and are wary of humans can...

Climate Change May Make Hurricanes Hit Sooner and Last Longer

In their study, Garner and colleagues compared where storms formed, how fast they moved, and where they...

How 'Green' Are Wood Pellets as a Fuel Source?

In the search for a clean source of energy, a contender has emerged: little pellets of compressed...

As the Arctic Warms, AI Forecasts Scope Out Shifting Sea Ice

Global warming is making it harder to predict the movement and location of the ice cover, crucial...