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A new technique could have significant implications in the development of micromotors and optical devices for use in solar cell optics, report researchers.

Freshwater from salt water using only solar energy

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Fighting global warming and climate change requires a broad energy portfolio

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Volcanic eruptions triggered dawn of the dinosaurs

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Deaths of migrating wildebeests key to Serengeti’s vibrant ecosystem

Wildebeest carcasses, casualties of the world's largest overland animal migration, pile up annually on the banks of the Mara River in Africa and play...

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The massive natural gas leak at Aliso Canyon shined a light on California’s aging natural gas infrastructure. And five years of extreme drought also...

Scientists throw light on mysterious ice age temperature jumps

Scientists believe they have discovered the reason behind mysterious changes to the climate that saw temperatures fluctuate by up to 15°C within just a...

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