Archive: 3/07/2008

Acidifying oceans add urgency to CO2 cuts

It's not just about climate change anymore. Besides loading the atmosphere with heat-trapping greenhouse gases, human emissions of carbon dioxide have also begun to alter the chemistry of the ocean—often called the cradle ...

dateJul 03, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Organizing an Earth Systems Science Agency

In an article published today in the journal Science, a group of former senior federal officials call for the establishment of an independent Earth Systems Science Agency (ESSA) to meet the unprecedented environmental and ...

dateJul 03, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Researchers run rings round cell division

A puzzle in the control of cell division, one of the most fundamental processes in all biology, has been unravelled by Oxford University researchers.

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