News tagged with thermal stress

Global warming slows coral growth in Red Sea

In a pioneering use of computed tomography (CT) scans, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have discovered that carbon dioxide (CO2)-induced global warming is in the process of killing ...

dateJul 15, 2010 in Environment
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Device tosses out unusable PV wafers

Silicon wafers destined to become photovoltaic (PV) cells can take a bruising through assembly lines, as they are oxidized, annealed, purified, diffused, etched, and layered to reach their destinies as efficient ...

dateJan 14, 2013 in Semiconductors
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Coral bleaching increases chances of coral disease

Mass coral bleaching has devastated coral colonies around the world for almost three decades. Now scientists have found that bleaching can make corals more susceptible to disease and, in turn, coral disease ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Ecology
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