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12-03-2021
Looking for microplastics in the remote Weddell Sea
The iconic and saddening image of a suffering seabird with a plastic ring stuck around its neck has often been used as a call to action, but plastic pollution brings even subtler dangers in the form of microplastics - tiny pieces of plastic smaller than five centimeters.  Now, a new study from researchers at the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Basel has taken aim at measuring the amount of microplastics that have found their way to the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, and where exactly...
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12-08-2016
Programmable cement could offer greener concrete
Materials scientists at Rice University have taken a very close...
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12-08-2016
Paris pollution problem worsens
Paris pollution problem worsens The city of Paris is experiencing...
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12-08-2016
Bad seed sows havoc on Midwest conservation land
Bad seed sows havoc on conservation land. The reports had...
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12-08-2016
Hunter gatherers are healthier because they exercise more, study finds
There are still modern hunter gatherer societies: the Hadza of...
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12-07-2016
Engineers design catalyst to transform carbon dioxide to methanol
What if there was a way to capture carbon dioxide...
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12-07-2016
Grinch steals five rare 'Christmas' trees from Scottish park
This holiday season, a few families will be rockin’ around...
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12-07-2016
Biologists seek out best water temperature for salmon embryos' survival
California biologists have been working out the solution to a...
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12-07-2016
Why Earth’s critical zone is so very critical
It’s called “the critical zone” and it refers to the...
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12-07-2016
Clam shells help scientist interpret 1,000 years of ocean history
Clams don’t speak, so what can they tell scientists about...
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12-07-2016
Indonesia expands law to reduce fires and greenhouse gas emissions from peatlands
Indonesia expands law to reduces fires and greenhouse gas emissions...
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12-06-2016
Your world: our favorite flower photos on instagram this week
Many of our favorite flower photos come from friends around...
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12-06-2016
Could North and South Poles warm more than the rest of the Earth?
The authors of a new study think that if the...
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