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Extraordinary decontamination efforts are underway in areas affected by the 2011 nuclear accidents in Japan. The creation of total radioactivity maps is essential for...

Scientists follow seeds to solve ecological puzzle

A four-year study of one rare and one common lupine growing in coastal dunes showed that a native mouse steals most of the rare...

Google Street View cars are eyes on the ground for urban methane leaks

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A new model for capillary rise in nano-channels offers insights into improved hydraulic fracturing...

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Revealing the microscopic mechanisms in perovskite solar cells

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Research: From Arctic to the Mediterranean

Lakes, rivers, estuaries and oceans are closely connected. Despite this, aquatic research is still divided in marine and freshwater sciences. Now, scientists from 19...

Looking for signs of the Big Bang in the desert

The silence of an immense desolate land in which to search for reverberations coming from the time at which everything began. The Simons Observatory...

Cuantec: New force in the fight against food waste

CuanTec is a start-up company with a positive and practical solution to the disposal of seafood waste, which exacts a heavy cost, both financially...

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