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Many worlds, subterranean edition

One of the richest lines of research for those thinking about life beyond Earth has been the world of microscopic creatures that live in especially extreme and hostile environments here. The realm of extremophiles has exploded ...

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Global warming may affect pesticide effectiveness

The effectiveness of an important mosquito-fighting insecticide may be impaired by global warming, according to a recent study in the Journal of Medical Entomology. Two researchers from Montana State University, graduate ...

dateNov 30, 2015 in Environment
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Advanced new camera can measure greenhouse gases

A camera so advanced that it can photograph and film methane in the air around us is now presented by a team of researchers from Linköping and Stockholm Universities. It can be an important part of the efforts to measure ...

dateNov 30, 2015 in Environment
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Corals vulnerable to dredging pressures

Coral reefs on the Western Australian coast are at the mercy of dredging, with a recent study identifying more than 30 possible effects on corals during their most vulnerable hours.

dateNov 30, 2015 in Environment
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