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Gasoline betas mining

Leaded gasoline was a larger emission source of the toxic heavy metal lead than mining in South America – even though the extraction of metals from the…

Coral Reveals Long-Term Link Between Pacific Winds, Global Climate

The study, led by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and the University of Arizona (UA), uses a novel method of analyzing…

Climate change to increase forest fire danger in Europe

Climate change is expected to bring increased temperatures and longer droughts—conditions that will make forests more susceptible to fires.

Content kingmaker — quality or webpage position?

In today's Information Age, it's easy get overwhelmed by online content. On YouTube alone, over 100 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute. Showcasing…

Rapid evolution aids spread of exotic plant species

The Pyrenean rocket (Sisymbrium austriacum subsp. Chrysanthum) is a plant that grows in the mountains of southern Europe and is particularly prevalent in the…

Century-old rule of chemistry overturned — major implications for drug delivery

The new observations of the Warwick researchers suggest that the real transport rates could be up to a hundred times slower than predicted by the century old…

Century old rule of Chemistry overturned – major implications for drug delivery

Overton’s rule says that the easier it is for a chemical to dissolve in a lipid (fat) the easier and faster it will be transported into a cell. The Rule was…

The difference between fish and humans: scientists answer century old developmental question

Early on in development, the mass of undifferentiated cells that make up the embryo must take the first steps in deciding how to arrange themselves into…