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Dying Bacteria Absorb Antibiotic, Allowing Others to Survive and Grow

Bacteria have multiple strategies to survive antibiotics: developing genetic resistance to the drugs; delaying their growth; or hiding in protective biofilms.

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How One Gene in A Tiny Fish May Alter an Aquatic Ecosystem

In a remote area of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, Kennedy Lake’s deep blue waters stretch over 25 square miles.

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Predicting Sequence from Structure

One way to probe intricate biological systems is to block their components from interacting and see what happens.

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How Income and Attitudes Affect Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The higher the income of individuals living in Switzerland the higher their greenhouse gas emissions.

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Waters West of Europe Drive Ocean Overturning, Key for Regulating Climate

The Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (MOC)—a deep-ocean process that plays a critical role in regulating Earth’s climate—is primarily driven by cooling waters west of Europe, finds a new international study published Feb. 1 in Science.

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Research Will Help Urban Planners Prioritize Bike Lanes

A new virtual tool could help planners choose the best places to install bikes lanes in cities.

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Assessing Riverside Corridors — The ‘Escape Routes’ for Animals Under Climate Change — In the Northwest

Under climate change, plants and animals will shift their habitats to track the conditions they are adapted for.

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Sophisticated Blood Analysis Provides New Clues About Ebola, Treatment Avenues

A detailed analysis of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is providing clues about the progression of the effects of the Ebola virus in patients and potential treatment pathways.

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Moving Artificial Leaves Out of The Lab and Into the Air

Artificial leaves mimic photosynthesis — the process whereby plants use water and carbon dioxide from the air to produce carbohydrates using energy from the sun.

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NASA Catches Tropical Cyclone Gelena’s Post-Tropical Transition

Tropical cyclones can become post-tropical before they dissipate, meaning they can become sub-tropical, extra-tropical or a remnant low pressure area.  

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