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07-16-2021
Part of the Amazon now releases more carbon than it stores
Part of the Amazon rainforest has been transformed into a significant source of carbon dioxide emissions, according to a long-term study. Experts at NOAA report that deforestation in eastern Brazil has led to less rainfall and hotter temperatures, which has flipped the forest from a carbon sink to a source of carbon dioxide.  Based on nearly 10 years of CO2 measurements, the researchers found that the most deforested parts of the eastern Amazon - mainly in the southeast - are releasing more carbon than they store.  “On...
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07-25-2021
Gut bacteria of infant boys can enhance cognitive skills
A recent study from the University of Alberta has analyzed...
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07-24-2021
Millions more jobs will open in the energy sector by 2050
Attempts to meet the Paris Agreement’s global target of keeping...
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07-23-2021
Extremely hot days could quadruple in the UK
Global warming is leading to increasing temperatures across Earth, and...
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07-23-2021
Pterosaurs may have hatched with the ability to fly
The first vertebrates to achieve flight were neither birds nor...
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07-23-2021
Fibers inspired by spider silk are stronger than steel
Spider silk is known for its incredible strength. For its...
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07-23-2021
DNA evidence confirms: humans wiped out Xerces blue butterflies
Xerces blue butterflies were last seen alive in San Francisco...
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07-22-2021
Just a few days of breastfeeding can lower baby's blood pressure
Research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association...
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07-22-2021
Our body's immune response weakens with age
New research from Oregon Health & Science University suggests that...
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07-21-2021
Air pollution exposure drastically worsens COVID-19 infection
High levels of air pollutants alongside racial and social disparities...
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07-21-2021
Clouds have an amplifying effect on global warming
For climatologists, one of the biggest unknowns in predicting anthropogenic...
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07-21-2021
15,000-year-old viruses found in Tibetan ice
In a new study from Ohio State University, experts have...
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07-21-2021
Addressing the environmental impact of disposable masks
During the height of the COVID pandemic, and even now...
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