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Living on thin air—microbe mystery solved

UNSW-Sydney led scientists have discovered that microbes in Antarctica have a previously unknown ability to scavenge hydrogen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide from the air to stay alive in the extreme conditions.

dateDec 06, 2017 in Environment
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A rapid transition of the world's energy systems

The world is changing but not quite fast enough. The warming of the Earth, caused by rising greenhouse gas emissions, has raised enough concern among the political leaders of the world for them to finally take action. The ...

dateDec 04, 2017 in Environment
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Seals and our shores

Scottish legend is full of tall tales of selkies, the mythical and beautiful seal-folk who shed their skins to become people, leaving sea for shore. Such popular, lasting stories show how important seals were to remote coastal ...

dateNov 16, 2017 in Ecology
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How farmers can turn trash into energy

Mention agriculture to many Australians and it conjures up images of mobs of cattle in the dusty outback, or harvesters gobbling up expanses of golden wheat. In reality, much of our high-value agriculture is near the coast, ...

dateNov 03, 2017 in Energy & Green Tech
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