Archive: 30/03/2017

Glacier photos illustrate climate change

Climate is changing—there should be zero doubt about this circa 2017. The outstanding issue for the geoscience community has been how we best portray to this to the public. In their GSA Today article posted online on 30 ...

dateMar 30, 2017 in Environment
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Manatees are no longer endangered: US officials

Manatees are no longer an endangered species, US officials said Thursday, declaring success after decades of efforts to rebuild the population of the chubby sea cows in Florida and the Caribbean region.

dateMar 30, 2017 in Ecology
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How do plants make oxygen? Ask cyanobacteria

The ability to generate oxygen through photosynthesis—that helpful service performed by plants and algae, making life possible for humans and animals on Earth—evolved just once, roughly 2.3 billion years ago, in certain ...

dateMar 30, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Proteins that can take the heat

Ancient proteins may offer clues on how to engineer proteins that can withstand the high temperatures required in industrial applications, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of ...

dateMar 30, 2017 in Biochemistry
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