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Researchers have lengthened the lifetime of perovskite solar cells by using nanotube film to replace the gold used as the back contact and the...

Micro-earthquakes preceding a 4.2 earthquake near Istanbul as early warning signs?

Researchers have observed foreshocks that, if analyzed accordingly and in real-time, may possibly increase the early-warning time before a large earthquake from just a...

33-year study shows increasing ocean winds and wave heights

Extreme ocean winds and wave heights are increasing around the globe, with the largest rise occurring in the Southern Ocean, University of Melbourne research...

Climate change could undermine children’s education and development in the tropics

A new study concludes that exposure to extreme heat and precipitation in prenatal and early childhood years in countries of the global tropics could...

Strongest predictors of menhaden growth in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic

New research suggests that large-scale environmental factors influence the size of one of the ocean's most abundant forage species. Recently, scientists found that anthropogenic...

‘Blue Blob’ near Iceland could slow glacial melting

A region of cooling water in the North Atlantic Ocean near Iceland, nicknamed the 'Blue Blob,' has likely slowed the melting of the island's...

Mild, wet summer in the midwest predicted by weather expert

A professor of atmospheric science says normal temperatures and average rainfall this summer should help boost agriculture in the region after a dry winter.

Grape genetics research reveals what makes the perfect flower

Scientists have identified the DNA markers that determine grape flower sex. In the process, they also pinpointed the genetic origins of the perfect flower.

Sea level as a metronome of Earth’s history

Sedimentary layers contain stratigraphic cycles and patterns that precisely reveal the succession of climatic and tectonic conditions that have occurred over millennia. Researchers have...

Ambitious EU climate efforts could increase emissions in the rest of the world

The more the EU economy succeeds in dialing down greenhouse gas emissions, the more the rest of the world will turn them up --...

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