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River levels tracked from space

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Researchers have designed a portable optical sensor that allows rapid monitoring of plant stress - a new tool to help farmers and plant scientists...

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The COVID-19 pandemic means that scientists face great challenges because they have to reorient, interrupt or even cancel research and teaching. A team of...

Philippines wind farm generates power, jobs and curious tourists.

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Geoscientists find unexpected ‘deep creep’ near San Andreas, San Jacinto faults

A new analysis of thousands of very small earthquakes in the San Bernardino basin suggests that the unusual deformation of some may be due...

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A new study is helping to shed light on the genetic diversity and reproductive process of rock gnome lichen, one of only two varieties...

#ClimateClass: Reports and reflections from the Bonn climate talks

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