Linceres
Linceres
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A study, led by Newcastle University's Dr Alan Jamieson, has uncovered the first evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached the farthest corners of our earth.Sampling amphipods from the Pacific Ocean's Mariana and Kermadec …
A study, led by Newcastle University's Dr Alan Jamieson, has uncovered the first evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached …
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A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail of contaminants.“Water quality monitoring is conventionally done by narrowly investigating one or a few …
A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail …
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Scientists have confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by the break-up of the supercontinent, Gondwana, which started about 200 million years ago.The piece of …
Scientists have confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by …
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Devastating tsunamis could be halted before hitting the Earth’s shoreline by firing deep-ocean sound waves at the oncoming mass of water, new research has proposed.Dr Usama Kadri, from Cardiff University’s School of …
Devastating tsunamis could be halted before hitting the Earth’s shoreline by firing deep-ocean sound waves at the oncoming mass …
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On December 11, 2014, a freight train of a storm steamed through much of California, deluging the San Francisco Bay Area with three inches of rain in just one hour. The storm was fueled by what meteorologists …
On December 11, 2014, a freight train of a storm steamed through much of California, deluging the San Francisco Bay Area with …
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Recent mapping of a number of raised beach ridges on the north coast of Greenland suggests that the ice cover in the Arctic Ocean was greatly reduced some 6000-7000 years ago. ”The climate in the …
Recent mapping of a number of raised beach ridges on the north coast of Greenland suggests that the ice cover …
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The world's fastest land animal, the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), is sprinting towards the edge of extinction and could soon be lost forever unless urgent, landscape-wide conservation action is taken, according to a study published today …
The world's fastest land animal, the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), is sprinting towards the edge of extinction and could soon be …
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A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology that inventories and tracks high concentrations of plastic in the Great Lakes could help inform cleanup efforts and target pollution prevention.Researchers found that nearly 10,000 metric tons—…
A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology that inventories and tracks high concentrations of plastic in the Great Lakes …
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Spanish scientists have sequenced the genome of the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), currently one of the world's most endangered felines. They have confirmed the "extreme erosion" suffered by its DNA. The Iberian lynx has one …
Spanish scientists have sequenced the genome of the Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus), currently one of the world's most endangered felines. …
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