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A better sustainable sanitary pad

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Varied increases in extreme rainfall with global warming

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New study upends established models of forecasting coextinction in complex ecosystems

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Gladiator games: In the natural world, biodiversity can offer protection to weaker species

In a study of competition among fungal species, researchers have found that biodiversity tends to beget biodiversity, a finding that could help in efforts...

Heat on for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef when global temperatures hit 1.5C

Scientists have modeled how extremes in precipitation, drought, extreme heat and ocean temperatures will change in Australia at global temperatures 1.5°C and 2°C above...

How satellite data led to a breakthrough for Lake Erie toxic algal blooms

With the growing frequency and magnitude of toxic freshwater algal blooms becoming an increasingly worrisome public health concern, scientists have made new advances in...

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