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Loss of coastal seagrass habitat accelerating globally

An international team of scientists warns that accelerating losses of seagrasses across the globe threaten the immediate health and long-term sustainability of coastal ecosystems. The team has compiled and analyzed the first ...

Jun 29, 2009
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Hubble brings faraway comet into view

(Phys.org) —The NASA Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers their clearest view yet of Comet ISON, a newly-discovered sun grazer comet that may light up the sky later this year, or come so close to ...

Apr 23, 2013
4.9 / 5 (14) 5 | with audio podcast

Scientists make magnetic new graphene discovery

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Maryland researchers have discovered a way to control magnetic properties of graphene that could lead to powerful new applications in magnetic storage and magnetic random access ...

Apr 14, 2011
4.8 / 5 (14) 16 | with audio podcast