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City Leaders Invited to Discover How Real-time Monitoring of Urban Greenhouse Gases Can Help Tackle Climate Change

City and regional government leaders and policymakers are being invited to discover how real-time monitoring of urban greenhouse gases (GHGs) can help them in their efforts to tackle climate change.

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Those Under 40 More Likely Than Older Adults to Recover COVID-Related Smell and Taste Loss

Sense of smell or taste returns within six months for 4 out of every 5 COVID-19 survivors who have lost these senses, and those under 40 are more likely to recover these senses than older adults, an ongoing Virginia Commonwealth University study found.

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USF Invention Addresses Worldwide Mask Shortage and Pollution Concerns

Technology created at the University of South Florida (USF) could be the key to safely reusing disposable face masks. 

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How ‘Ice Needles’ Weave Patterns of Stones in Frozen Landscapes

Nature is full of repeating patterns that are part of the beauty of our world.

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Ash and Cloud Rings Over La Palma

As the Cumbre Vieja eruption continued into its second week, satellites captured images of some remarkable moments in the skies above the volcano.

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Protecting the Ozone Layer Is Delivering Vast Health Benefits

Montreal Protocol will spare Americans from 443 million skin cancer cases

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Genetic Analysis Reveals Differences in Mate Choice Between Wild and Hatchery Coho Salmon

A new study of the genetic profiles of wild and hatchery coho salmon demonstrates important distinctions in how the two types of fish form mating pairs.

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First Evidence Shows Solar Parks can Cool Surrounding Land

Scientists using satellite technologies have discovered for the first time that large scale solar parks have a cooling effect on the land surrounding them.

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Modeling our Climate Future; WHOI to Lead Ocean Current Research

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) senior scientist of physical oceanography, Dr. Young-Oh Kwon, and WHOI adjunct scientist, Dr. Claude Frankignoul, have received a new research grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Modeling, Analysis, Predictions and Projections (MAPP) Program, funding their research project focusing on western boundary ocean currents and their correspondence with the atmosphere in relation to modern day climate.

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DOE-Funded Research Project To Efficiently Reduce Massive Scientific Data

The amount of data produced each year by scientific user facilities such as those at national labs or government organizations can range up to several billion gigabytes per year. 

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