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Europe's deep freeze claims new victims

Sub-freezing temperatures across swathes of Europe have claimed almost 60 victims in recent days—notably in Poland, Romania and the Balkans—with migrants and the homeless among the most vulnerable, officials said on Tuesday.

dateJan 10, 2017 in Environment
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Some algae like it cold

It may look pretty, but the swaths of delicately-colored, pretty "precipitation" may lead to an increase in glacial melting, according to interdisciplinary research at the University of Cincinnati.

dateJan 10, 2017 in Earth Sciences Environment
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Mapping urban underground potential

An EPFL researcher has taken a methodology designed to improve underground urban planning around the world one step further. The study, which combines geology and economics, encourages a more rational approach to underground ...

dateJan 10, 2017 in Environment
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