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Sea-level rise projections can improve with state-of-the-art model

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A newly discovered enzyme complexes in herbivore digestive tracts show promise for sustainable fuels and medicines, report scientists.

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New research on sand dunes in China describes how even neighboring dunes can long remain in different and seemingly conflicting states -- confounding the...

How Hurricane Lane brought fire and rain to Hawaiian islands

Researchers detail the compounding hazards -- fire and rain -- produced by Hurricane Lane in August 2018.

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