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MSU Researchers Find Rice Seed Treatments Effective, Worth Investment

One recent example is the development of seeds treated with insecticides to discourage early damage by crop pests. Researchers at Mississippi State University…

Polar perils

By Christina Benjaminsen and Åse DraglandOn a light June night in 1989 the Russian cruise ship Maxim Gorkiy glides peacefully along the coast of Svalbard….

New Analysis Shows Massive South American Ice Field Is Melting Faster

The researchers from Cornell’s Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences developed a new way of using digital topography maps obtained from a stereo camera…

Climate Scientist Warns of Possible Widespread Suffering Coming

One of the world’s foremost experts on climate change is warning that if humans don’t moderate their use of fossil fuels, there is a real possibility that we…

Deepest Core Drilled from Antarctic Peninsula: May Contain Glacial Stage Ice

The expedition in early winter to the Bruce Plateau, an ice field straddling a narrow ridge on the northernmost tongue of the southernmost continent, yielded a…

At UC Davis, South Americans learn to help health, environment and industry back home

University of California, Davis, scientists are helping rice farmers in Uruguay stop polluting their waterways — including drinking-water sources and a…

MIT scientists pinpoint origin of dissolved arsenic in Bangladesh drinking water

The pervasive incidence of arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh and its link to drinking water were first identified in the scientific literature in the early…

Snows Of Kilimanjaro shrinking rapidly, and likely to be lost

The findings indicate a major cause of this ice loss is very likely to be the rise in global temperatures. Although changes in cloudiness and precipitation may…

Ancient Drought and Rapid Cooling Drastically Altered Climate

The events – one, a massive, long-lived drought believed to have dried large portions of Africa and Asia, and the other, a rapid cooling that accelerated the…

New invasive fish spreads through the Ebro delta

The fish comes from East Asia and was first discovered in the Ebro delta in 2001. Since then, it has occupied various parts of the river during its lightning…

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