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Ocean acidification leaving fish in the dark

Increasing carbon dioxide in the world's oceans could hamper fishes' eyesight, slowing their reaction times and leaving them vulnerable to predators or unable to hunt, new research has shown.

Jan 30, 2014
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What the past tells us about modern sea-level rise

Researchers from the University of Southampton and the Australian National University report that sea-level rise since the industrial revolution has been fast by natural standards and – at current rates – may reach 80cm ...

Dec 12, 2013
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Beer brewing comes clean

Behind a simple glass of cold beer lies a quiet industrial revolution promising to take the brewing industry by storm. Although the world's breweries have been recovering CO2 from the brewing process for ...

Oct 30, 2013
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The shape of things to come

Researchers are providing a vision for creatively rethinking how the manufacturing industry can perform sustainably in a changing world.

Oct 03, 2013
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3D printing goes flat out

The ability to "print" objects ranging from plastic toys to bionic ears and even 3D artworks, has been described as possibly heralding a new industrial revolution, by freeing up – and speeding up – product design, prototyping ...

Jul 18, 2013
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