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Watching nature on TV can boost wellbeing

Watching high quality nature programs on TV can uplift people's moods, reduce negative emotions, and help alleviate the kind of boredom associated with being...

Microplastics in the Baltic have not risen for 30 years

The concentration of microplastics in water and fish from the Baltic Sea has been constant for the past 30 years, despite a substantial increase...

Shift to more intense rains threatens historic Italian winery

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The climate changed rapidly alongside sea ice decline in the north

Researchers have shown that abrupt climate change occurred as a result of widespread decrease of sea ice. This scientific breakthrough concludes a long-lasting debate...

Deep water aquifer acts like natural bio-reactor, allowing microbes to consume carbon

Researchers have shown that underground aquifers along the mid-ocean ridge act like natural biological reactors, pulling in cold, oxygenated seawater, and allowing microbes to...

Machine learning shows links between bacterial population growth and environment

Researchers have found that machine learning can be used to examine the relationship between bacterial population growth and environmental factors. The research reveals that...

Porous crystals bind fluorine-containing greenhouse gases

Fluorine-containing gases -- including so-called per- or polyfluorinated hydrocarbons, or PFCs -- have a significant share in global warming. Researchers recently developed new crystalline...

Ancient quids reveal clues about genetic ancestry of early Great Basin inhabitants

New research showcases modern research methods that have revealed clues about the genetic ancestry of Native Americans who inhabited the Desert Southwest almost 1,000...

Flood risks: More accurate data due to COVID-19

Emerging use of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) makes it possible to continuously measure shallow changes in elevation of Earth surface. A study now...

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