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How wind turbines annoy residents and how to reduce it

When falling asleep, relaxing or undertaking recreational activities, nearly a third of residents living near a wind farm are not at all annoyed or...

Urban floods intensifying, countryside drying up

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Role of cover crops in slowing herbicide resistance

A new article shows that cover crops can play an important role in slowing the development of herbicide-resistant weeds.

Southern Arizona once looked like Tibet

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Giant Viruses in the Sea: Bodo saltans virus genome has 1.39 million bases of...

Bodo saltans virus, whose genome weighs in at 1.39 million bases of DNA, is one of the largest giant viruses ever isolated, and the...

Detective mission to characterize and trace the history of a new African meteorite

Researchers are on a mission to describe, classify and trace the history of a meteorite that landed in and around the small town of...

Scientists find early humans moved through Mediterranean earlier than believed

An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited...

A precise chemical fingerprint of the Amazon

This novel drone-based chemical monitoring system tracks the health of the Amazon in the face of global climate change and human-caused deforestation and burning.

Breakthrough in air purification with a catalyst that works at room temperature

Researchers have shown that a newly engineered catalyst made of gold nanoparticles supported on a metal oxide framework shows breakdown of ammonia impurities in...

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