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Sediments are regarded as a river s long term memory. They mainly comprise particles that are eroded from the ground, ending up at some point in river deltas or the sea....
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Researchers from the University of Turku have discovered a new method of X ray imaging based on the colouring abilities of the natural mineral hackmanite. The international group of researchers also...
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Cutting just 250 calories a day with moderate exercise reaped bigger rewards than exercise alone for older, obese adults. Among older adults with obesity, combining aerobic exercise with a moderate...
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In an event that marked the end of the Permian period, more than 96 percent of the planet s marine species and 70 percent of its terrestrial life suddenly went...
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Researchers have analyzed the three dimensional structure of a protein that suppresses the development of colorectal polyposis, MUTYH, at the atomic level and clarified the repair mechanism for DNA mispairings by...
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The rise and fall of sea levels influence the likelihood of volcanic eruptions on the Greek island of Santorini, new research led by Oxford Brookes University has discovered. Analysing the...
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Internet based cognitive behavioral therapy CBT for depression is often just as effective as traditional CBT. This is clear from an international study involving scientists at the University of Gothenburg. However,...
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The rise of oxygen levels early in Earth s history paved the way for the spectacular diversity of animal life. But for decades, scientists have struggled to explain the factors...
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Glaciers and ice caps in two archipelagos in the Russian Arctic are losing enough meltwater to fill nearly five million Olympic size swimming pools each year, research shows. advertisement Satellite data...
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A new UC Riverside study shows that a type of insecticide made for commercial plant nurseries is harmful to a typical bee even when applied well below the label rate....
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In the popular imagination, New York City is a mass of soaring steel frame skyscrapers. But many of the city s 1 million buildings are not that modern. Behind their brick and mortar...
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Bountiful harvests of corn and other major crops rely on a mysterious phenomenon known as hybrid vigor. When highly inbred varieties are crossed, their offspring are taller, hardier, and bear...
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So called thermoelectric generators turn waste heat into electricity without producing greenhouse gas emissions, providing what seems like a free lunch. But despite helping power the Mars rovers, the high cost...
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Several proteins have been identified in hosts that interact with Ebola virus and primarily function to inhibit the production of viral genetic material in cells and prevent Ebola virus infection,...
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Without the benefits of evolutionary genetic variation that accompany meiotic reproduction, how does an asexual invasive species adapt over time to a new environment to survive In all female weevil species...
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The study, led by the University of Exeter, found plastic inside small juvenile turtles along both the east Pacific and west Indian Ocean coasts of Australia. After hatching on beaches,...
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Without a doubt, water is the most abundant resource on Earth. After all, it covers over 70 of the planet yet despite this we are facing a looming crisis...
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Protests in Iran against a range of grievances including a severe lack of water and power blackouts have drawn attention to the country s wider water problems. Experts...
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In recent years, the widespread devastation of wildfires has dominated headlines around the world, as millions of acres were destroyed and thousands of people left homeless. Fires in the western...
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U.K. España France Ελλάδα Greece Italia 日本 Japan 한국 Korea U.S. Edition MOSCOW AP — A Russian space official on Friday blamed a software problem on a newly docked science...