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What grosses out a chimpanzee? The origins of disgust

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Asthma attacks reduced in tree-lined urban neighborhoods

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Plant respiration could become a bigger feedback on climate than expected

New research suggests that plant respiration is a larger source of carbon emissions than previously thought, and warns that as the world warms, this...

Hydrogen fuel from water by harnessing red and near-infrared regions of sunlight

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European forests might not be realizing their full potential

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A popular tool to trace Earth’s oxygen history can give false positives

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Evaluation of novel hybrid membranes for carbon capture

Hybrid materials known as mixed matrix membranes are considered a promising approach to capture carbon dioxide and mitigate against global warming. These materials are...

Transforming greenhouse gases: New ‘supercatalyst’ to recycle carbon dioxide and methane

Engineers have developed a new and cost-effective catalyst to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change -- carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane...

New theory rewrites opening moments of Chernobyl disaster

A brand-new theory of the opening moments during the Chernobyl disaster, the most severe nuclear accident in history, based on additional analysis.

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