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Historic Space Weather Could Clarify What’s Next

Historic space weather may help us understand what’s coming next, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

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Scientists Trace Atmospheric Rise in CO2 During Deglaciation to Deep Pacific Ocean

Long before humans started injecting carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels like oil, gas, and coal, the level of atmospheric CO2 rose significantly as the Earth came out of its last ice age. Many scientists have long suspected that the source of that carbon was from the deep sea.

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Chemicals in Vegetables Prevent Colon Cancer in Mice

Chemicals produced by vegetables such as kale, cabbage and broccoli could help to maintain a healthy gut and prevent colon cancer, a new study from the Francis Crick Institute shows.

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2018-2022 Expected to be Abnormally Hot Years

This summer's world-wide heatwave makes 2018 a particularly hot year. As will be the next few years, according to a study led by Florian Sévellec, a CNRS researcher at the Laboratory for Ocean Physics and Remote Sensing (LOPS) (CNRS/IFREMER/IRD/University of Brest) and at the University of Southampton, and published in the 14 August 2018 edition of Nature Communications. Using a new method, the study shows that at the global level, 2018–2022 may be an even hotter period than expected based on current global warming.

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Recent discovery of rabid bat in Jasper no reason for people to worry

With the recent discovery of a rabid bat in Jasper National Park, it’s natural to wonder, 'Do I need to worry?'

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New app for nature lovers helps create biodiversity network

A new University of Alberta app is encouraging Albertans to get back to nature and talk about it.

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How has climate change affected the boreal forest?

A Lakehead University researcher is receiving more than $440,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to investigate the impact of climate change on the boreal forest.

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Lakehead professor studied 1.4 billion-year-old rocks near Dorion to determine abundance of life on Earth

A Lakehead University Geology professor is part of a team of researchers who collaborated on an article exploring oxygen and life on Earth.

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Innovative research finds influenza detection system in body

University of Saskatchewan researchers have found a unique “sensor” mechanism inside cells that enables the immune system to recognize influenza, a finding that may lead to improved vaccines in the future.

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Melt-Rate of West Antarctic Ice Sheet Highly Sensitive to Changes in Ocean Temperatures

Melting of ice shelves in West Antarctica speeds up and slows down in response to changes in deep ocean temperature, and is far more variable than previously thought, according to new research published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience.

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