Nature fights poison with carbon dioxide

‘Evil’ carbon dioxide saves plants from another poison. Consider that the next time you eat a piece of fruit. From Saint Mary’s University Taming a poison: Saving plants from cyanide with carbon dioxide The scientific world is one step closer to understanding how nature uses carbon-capture to tame poisons, thanks to a recent discovery of…

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Neukom's Science By Proxy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Over at Climate Audit, Steve McIntyre is engaged in the slow public defenestration of the latest multi-proxy extravapalooza, a gem of a paper yclept “Inter-hemispheric temperature variability over the past millennium” by Neukom et al, hereinafter Neukom2014. Not content with simply creating a thousand-year temperature reconstruction for the Southern Hemisphere,…