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Sao Paulo drought issue for global concern

He cast his rod happily here for 30 years—but where a river once teemed with fish, Brazilian fisherman Ernane da Silva these days stares out over a valley of weeds and bone dry, sun-parched land.

dateNov 26, 2014 in Environment
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An air cushion for falling droplets

Falling droplets bounce as many as fifteen times before they come to rest on a flat surface. In the past, it was believed that this phenomenon is limited to water drops on superhydrophobic surfaces.

dateNov 11, 2014 in General Physics
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Shell clusters reveal Pilbara's cyclone past

Evidence showing tsunamis or other waves caused by cyclones have previously reached more than 10m above sea level in WA, has raised questions about the capacity of coastal infrastructure according to a study of the Pilbara ...

dateAug 05, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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