PNAS in the News

Climate change and dengue in Latin America

Limiting global mean temperatures to 2°C above pre-industrial levels could prevent approximately 2.8 million dengue cases in Latin America per year by the end of the century, compared with a business-as-usual scenario, according to a study. Image courtesy of Pixabay/Alexas_Fotos.

Reuters ●  Inside Climate News ●  PNAS Article

Solar system history from geologic record

A statistical approach that incorporates data from 1.4 billion-year-old and 55 million-year-old rock formations yields improved estimates of Earth’s distance from the Moon and length of day, enabling reconstruction of the behavior of the ancient Solar System. Image courtesy of Pixabay/qimono.

The Guardian  ●  Newsweek ●  PNAS Article

Aerial imagery aids Jerash archaeology

Researchers report that a combination of historical aerial imagery and modern airborne laser scanning helped locate and contextualize archaeological features at risk of destruction in the ancient Jordanian city of Jerash. Similar remote sensing methods can help evaluate archaeological data.

NPR ●  ArsTechnica ●  PNAS Article

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Teaching Resources in PNAS

As a world-class multidisciplinary research journal, PNAS offers a wealth of content—from Core Concepts articles that explain a trending topic in a given field, to the ability to quickly download figures and tables for PowerPoint slides—that will enhance course curricula and encourage classroom discussion. These informative resources are collected here in the PNAS Teaching Resources Portal.