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The environmental costs of fast fashion

It's tough to love our clothes and keep wearing them for longer when we are faced with a tempting array of newness on offer in the shops. But before you head out into the January sales for those irresistible deals, spare ...

dateJan 03, 2018 in Materials Science
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Image: Reindeer Island

The Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission takes us over part of Lake Winnipeg in the Canadian province of Manitoba, with Reindeer Island visible in the lower-right part of the image.

dateDec 22, 2017 in Environment
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Mercury toxicity in the Peruvian Amazon

This last year our team has actively been working on a project to evaluate the impact of a dietary intervention on mercury toxicity in the Peruvian Amazon. Our progress is the natural product not only of a committed team ...

dateDec 01, 2017 in Environment
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Biologists taught infusoria to fight poisons

A team of scientists from Lomonosov Moscow State University and the Russian Academy of Sciences has found a new substance with antioxidant properties able to protect living organisms from toxic compounds. The results of the ...

dateNov 30, 2017 in Biochemistry
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