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Scientific Drilling Unravels Historical Mystery Surrounding Santorini

Santorini is one of the best-studied volcanic archipelagos in the world. An international drilling expedition has now for the first time used a scientific drill ship to explore and investigate…

Breakthrough in modeling

First global study of coastal seas as carbon dioxide reservoirs possible. Coastal seas form a complex transition zone between the two largest CO2 sinks in the global carbon cycle: land…

Signs of life detectable in single ice grain emitted from extraterrestrial moons

The ice-encrusted oceans of some of the moons orbiting Saturn and Jupiter are leading candidates in the search for extraterrestrial life. A new lab-based study led by the University of…

Enormous Ice Loss from Greenland Glacier

Ground-based measuring devices and aircraft radar operated in the far northeast of Greenland show how much ice the 79° N-Glacier is losing. According to measurements conducted by the Alfred Wegener…

Plastic in the ocean

There are large accumulations of plastics in the ocean, even outside so-called garbage patch. A UFZ study reveals microplastics in remote marine protected area. “Plastics in the ocean are a…

Robotic interface masters a soft touch

EPFL researchers have developed a haptic device capable of reproducing the softness of various materials, from a marshmallow to a beating heart, overcoming a deceptively complex challenge that has previously…

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