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Scientists discover slimy microbes that may help keep coral reefs healthy

Corals have evolved over millennia to live, and even thrive, in waters with few nutrients. In healthy reefs, the water is often exceptionally clear, mainly because corals have found ways to make …

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Scientists warn of likely massive oil spill endangering the Red Sea, region’s health

A paper to be published in Frontiers in Marine Science on December 15 is calling for action to remove the oil from a decaying and inactive tanker in the Red Sea that holds approximately one million …

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Scientists find water microdroplets can transform into hydrogen peroxide when condensing on cold surfaces

In its bulk liquid form, whether in a bathtub or an ocean, water is a relatively benign substance with little chemical activity. But down at the scale of tiny droplets, water can turn surprisingly …

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Stanford scientists find water can transform into hydrogen peroxide when condensing on cold surfaces

A Stanford research team that recently discovered an unexpected new chemical behavior of water when tiny droplets form from water vapor has extended the findings to natural, everyday water …

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Heat and dust help launch Martian water into space, scientists find

Scientists using an instrument aboard NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN, or MAVEN, spacecraft have discovered that water vapor near the surface of the Red Planet is lofted higher into the …

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Climate change worsening Australia’s extreme weather: scientists – Phys.org

  1. Climate change worsening Australia’s extreme weather: scientists  Phys.org
  2. Rising levels of carbon dioxide increasing extreme weather events in Australia, report finds  The Guardian
  3. Climate report warns Australians to prepare for more extreme weather events – Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua
  4. State of Climate 2020 shows continued warming and increase in extreme weather events  Mirage News
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Ice thawing stops flora and fauna development in the Arctic – scientists

The scientists fixed the fact that the ice thawing – due to the warming – does not affect the ocean’s productivity … becomes the photosynthesis and plankton’s development, and consequently …

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Scientists reveal new clues into how Earth got its oxygen

For much of Earth’s four and a half billion years, the planet was barren and inhospitable; it wasn’t until the world acquired its blanket of oxygen that multicellular life could really get going. But …

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UChicago scientists reveal new clues into how Earth got its oxygen

An innovative technique reveals new information about the role of oceanic iron in the rise of Earth’s atmosphere—and can even shed light on the search for habitable planets in other star systems.

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Will Extreme Weather Keep Getting Worse? Scientists Say Yes. – The Weather Channel

Will Extreme Weather Keep Getting Worse? Scientists Say Yes.  The Weather Channel

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