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Latest Dendrochronology Stories

2008-08-07 15:00:30

A U.S.-led study has used tree rings to investigate human-induced climate change that's projected to cause drier conditions in the mid-latitudes.

2008-06-21 15:00:00

By T.J. Greaney, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jun. 21--On the morning of May 19, 1780, the sky over New England turned a dark red. By noon, people were conducting business by candlelight, nocturnal birds had taken flight and flowers had closed their petals.

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2008-06-09 12:45:00

Black day of 1780 caused by distant wildfires, MU experts say

2007-05-17 18:08:05

An epic drought during the mid-1100s dwarfs any drought previously documented for a region that includes areas of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.