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Snow grounds flights at Dutch airports

Snow wreaked havoc in the low-lying Netherlands on Monday, closing down Eindhoven airport completely, shutting schools and leading to transport chaos with hundreds of flights and trains cancelled or delayed.

dateDec 11, 2017 in Environment
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Melting snow aids absorption of carbon dioxide

It appears that something good can come from something bad. Although rising global temperatures are causing seasonal snow cover to melt earlier in the spring, this allows for the snow-free boreal forests to absorb more carbon ...

dateOct 31, 2017 in Environment
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Wax on, melt off

Drexel University researchers have made a discovery that could create roads that deice themselves during winter storms. Their secret?—Adding a little paraffin wax to the road's concrete mix.

dateSep 13, 2017 in Materials Science
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