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01-29-2023
Steel corrosion is a major contributor to climate change
Each year, the United States spends almost a trillion dollars attempting to combat metallic corrosion, an electrochemical reaction which occurs when metals oxidize and begin to rust. Now, a team of researchers led by the Ohio State University (OSU) has estimated how much corrosion is gradually worsening global carbon emissions.  Although previous research has already estimated the economic cost of corrosion to be about three to four percent of United States’ gross domestic product, this is the first study to quantify the environmental impact associated with steel...
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01-26-2023
Shark populations are rebounding in the northwest Atlantic
In recent years, shark and ray populations have been increasingly...
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01-26-2023
Crocodile evolution was influenced by environmental factors
Scientists have long pondered what drives crocodile evolution, and whether...
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01-26-2023
Sea level rise will cause widespread impacts sooner than expected
Current models of sea level rise suggest the most widespread...
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01-25-2023
Diving birds face a greater risk of extinction
Diving birds such as puffins and penguins face a higher...
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01-25-2023
Astronomers map the “dark chemistry” of outer space
In the formation of potentially habitable planets, ices are a...
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01-25-2023
What happens when an apex predator goes missing?
A new study led by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign...
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01-25-2023
Doomsday Clock set closer to midnight than ever before
In 1947, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists established a so-called...
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01-24-2023
Hypoxia is a serious problem in rivers worldwide
Living organisms need oxygen in order to respire, which involves...
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01-24-2023
Humpback whale reproduction is linked to krill abundance
Each year, humpback whales migrate from warmer, temperate waters to...
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01-24-2023
Traffic pollution impairs brain network connectivity
A new study led by the University of British Columbia...
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01-24-2023
Grassland ecosystem stability is driven by biodiversity
Recent studies have shown that the loss of species from...
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01-24-2023
Earth’s inner core is slowing down
The Earth’s inner core – a scorching ball of solid...
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