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A new technique could aid in tracking the ocean’s health and...

On land, it’s fairly obvious where one ecological region ends and another begins, for instance at the boundary between a desert and savanna. In...

A new platform to monitor methane emissions around the world

Methane is the second most important greenhouse gas and its concentration in the atmosphere is currently increasing at a rate of around 1% per...

Diagnostic biosensor quickly detects SARS-CoV-2 from nasopharyngeal swabs

According to many experts, early diagnosis and management are critical for slowing the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Therefore, the...

New discovery settles a long-standing debate about photovoltaic materials

Scientists have theorized that organometallic halide perovskites— a class of light harvesting “wonder” materials for applications in solar cells and quantum electronics— are so...

Genetics expertise could transform fish production

The potential of fish and shellfish production to feed a growing global population could be significantly enhanced through advances in genetics and biotechnology, researchers...

New modelling tracks arsenic in groundwater

Naturally occurring (geogenic) groundwater arsenic (As) contamination is a problem of global significance. It occurs in large parts of the alluvial and deltaic aquifers...

NASA Study Adds a Pinch of Salt to El Niño Models

When modeling the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) ocean-climate cycle, adding satellite sea surface salinity — or saltiness — data significantly improves model accuracy, according...

NASA, University of Nebraska Release New Global Groundwater Maps and U.S....

NASA researchers have developed new satellite-based, weekly global maps of soil moisture and groundwater wetness conditions and one to three-month U.S. forecasts of each...

Reanalysis of global amphibian crisis study finds important flaws

Though biodiversity is in crisis globally, amphibians in particular face a variety of threats. One such threat comes from pathogens like the amphibian chytrid...

The first system in the world predicts global lake warming

The first system in the world predicts global lake warming, A groundbraking study will enable scientists to better predict lake global warming in the...

Cold Neptune and two super-earth orbiting nearby stars

Cold Neptune and two super-earth orbiting nearby stars, Cold Neptune and the two potentially habitable worlds are part of the cache of five newly...

Global storm on Mars blows dust into the sky

Dust storms are common on Mars But every decade or so, something unpredictable happens: A series of runaway global storm on mars break out,...

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