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Removing greenhouse gases from the air

These machines scrub greenhouse gases from the air – an inventor of direct air capture technology shows how it works Klaus Lackner, Arizona State University Two centuries...
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Antibiotic resistance is at a crisis point

– government support for academia and Big Pharma to find new drugs could help defeat superbugs Andre Hudson, Rochester Institute of Technology Antibiotic resistance poses one of...
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US planning for wind energy expansion

Biden calls for a big expansion of offshore wind – here’s how officials decide where the turbines may go David Cash, University of Massachusetts Boston The Biden...
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The 2021 Nobel Prize for medicine helps unravel mysteries about how...

Steven D. Munger, University of Florida Humans rely on our senses to tell us about the world. Which way is that waterfall? Is it day...
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50 years ago, the first CT scan let doctors see inside...

50 years ago, the first CT scan let doctors see inside a living skull – thanks to an eccentric engineer at the Beatles’ record company Edmund...
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Kids and Socializing Online

U.S. Federal Trade Commission Social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds, and blogs are how teens and tweens socialize online; it's important to help your...
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Environmental DNA: ecologists powerful new tool

Scientists at work: We use environmental DNA to monitor how human activities affect life in rivers and streams Marie Simonin, Inrae and Emily S. Bernhardt, Duke...
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Lack of infrastructure holding back electric vehicles.

Climate change is an infrastructure problem – map of electric vehicle chargers shows one reason why Paul N. Edwards, Stanford University Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations...
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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Explores a Changing Landscape

Karen Fox / Josh Handal JPL NASA NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used its Mast Camera, or Mastcam, to capture this 360-degree view on July 3,...
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Scientists’ most powerful technologies have been borrowed from nature

From CRISPR to glowing proteins to optogenetics – scientists’ most powerful technologies have been borrowed from nature Marc Zimmer, Connecticut College Watson and Crick, Schrödinger and...

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