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Ocean colour seen

The Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is working to improve ocean colour measurements vital for modelling climate and monitoring the health of the oceans. Colour differences (change in ...

dateSep 10, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Cells move as concentration shifts

What do wound healing, cancer metastasis, and bacteria colonies have in common? They all involve the collective displacement of biological cells. New research sheds some new light on the physical mechanisms provoking the ...

dateJul 29, 2013 in General Physics
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The color of the ocean: The SABIA-Mar mission

By monitoring the color changes in the ocean, such as those caused by photosynthetic pigments in phytoplankton, scientists learn more about the overall health and functioning of our planet. Such studies also could help future ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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