Plastic in 99 percent of seabirds by 2050

Researchers from CSIRO and Imperial College London have assessed how widespread the threat of plastic is for the world's seabirds, including albatrosses, shearwaters and penguins, and found the majority of seabird species ...

Engineers develop new approach to modeling Amazon seasonal cycles

With the rise of CO2 in Earth's atmosphere, understanding the climate of tropical forests—the Amazon in particular—has become a critical research area. A recent NASA study showed that these regions are the biggest terrestrial ...

Researcher investigates capsule elasticity

Carnegie Mellon University's Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering Professor Shelley Anna recently received a National Science Foundation grant for a project which will explore ways to optimize capsules, micrometer-sized ...

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