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Oxygen Could Have Been Available To Life As Early As 3.5 Billion Years Ago

In the first stage of photosynthesis, cyanobacteria use light energy to split water into protons, electrons and oxygen with the help of a protein complex called Photosystem II. Photosystem II is made …

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Thumbing Our Nose at Old Man Winter – Thanksgiving Thaw – Snow Risk South/East of Minnesota Early Next Week?

It’s cold but it’s a “dry cold”; a persistent wind flow out of Canada whipping up stinging wind chills, making it impossible for moisture from the Gulf of Mexico to reach … Since that time, the whol…

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Early start Antarctica experience for curious UOW kids these holidays – Illawarra Mercury


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Early start Antarctica experience for curious UOW kids these holidays
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July has been declared Antarctica month at the University of Wollongong's Early Start Discovery Space. The Antarctic-themed experience for young children was launched on Friday, just in time for the school holidays. “Antarctica: Field Research” comes …

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Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks – Worcester Telegram


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Mark Blazis: Extreme weather to blame for early rising ticks
Worcester Telegram
Extreme weather continues to impact us. While three nor'easters in two weeks have blasted the region, record warmth in February had previously melted ice on lakes and ponds, duped many species into thinking it was spring, and awoke millions of ticks to

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Electric VTOL Leader Lilium Wins “Early Stage Company of the Year” Global Cleantech 100 Award

Lilium Global Cleantech 100The German vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) company Lilium just won the “Early Stage Company of the Year” Global CleanTech 100 award, which is recognizing their early work on electric aircraft mobility and potential leadership for initial market share

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Baker Institute experts: Geopolitical risks to US oil supply lowest since the early 1970s

HOUSTON – (Jan. 5, 2018) – The geopolitical risks to the United States’ oil supply are the lowest since the early 1970s, due to fracking, climate action and … guarantees for America’s Persian Gulf allies remain important, enhanced U.S. oil …

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Small earthquakes at fracking sites may be early indicators of bigger tremors to come, say Stanford scientists

Scientists say these large earthquakes were caused by injections of wastewater from fracking sites into deep underground wells, and not by fracking operations closer to the surface. “These were some of the first earthquakes related to shale-gas …
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Electric Motocross Motorcycle … Tesla Model 3 Photos … Nissan LEAF Test Drive From Early Tesla Model S Driver (Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of the Week)

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First-Ever IEA & IRENA Report: Early Action Needed To Prevent $10 Trillion In Stranded Fossil Fuel Assets

Early action in transitioning to a low-carbon energy sector is critical not only for keeping global warming to under 2°C, but also for minimizing the risks of additional stranded fossil fuel assets, which could amount to as much as an additional $ 10 trillion in assets by

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Fracking ban in Florida gets early Senate support

acid fracturing and matrix acidizing. The high-pressure process involves injecting large volumes of water, sand and chemicals into rock formations to release oil and natural gas from rock caverns deep underground. Environmentalists says it is too risky a …
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