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How does soil store CO2?

Global CO2 emissions continue to rise—in 2012 alone, 35.7 billion tons of this greenhouse gas entered the atmosphere. Some of it is absorbed by the oceans, plants and soil. They provide a significant reservoir of carbon. ...

dateJan 08, 2014 in Environment
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Secondary ion mass spectrometry for Christmas

A large wooden crate was delivered to the Compton Hall loading dock Dec. 4, direct from Paris. The crate contained a fabulous new instrument that Washington University in St. Louis scientists say will transform their ability ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in General Physics
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Brown unveils powerful new mass spectrometers

Two plasma mass spectrometers, acquired with funding from Brown University and the National Science Foundation, are providing researchers in the region—at Brown, and other universities, government agencies, and companies—with ...

dateNov 07, 2013 in General Physics
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