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Climate Change Impacting Fish Behaviour, Feeding in Ontario Lakes, U of G Study Reveals

Warmer temperatures are having a ripple effect on food webs in Ontario lakes, according to a new University of Guelph study.

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Caterpillars Retrieve 'Voicemail' by Eating Soil

Leaf-feeding caterpillars greatly enrich their intestinal flora by eating soil. 

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A First Glimpse Deep Beneath an Ultraslow-Spreading Mid-Ocean Ridge

For the first time ever, researchers have been able to peek deep into the mantle of the Earth under an ultraslow mid-ocean ridge, where they have been able to observe mantle melting and growth of the Earth’s crust.

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UN University Debuts Online Tool To Help Nations Meet 2030 Goal: Clean Water, Sanitation for All

The self-reported struggle of many countries to design effective plans to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has inspired a new UN University online tool to guide such nations along a 6-step path towards the critical SDG 6: clean water and sanitation for all.

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Colonisation in Slow Motion

There is a wide variety of animals living on the Arctic seabed. Attached to rocks, they feed by removing nutrients from the water using filters or tentacles. 

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PSU Study: Low-Income Neighborhoods in East Portland More Vulnerable to Flooding, Extreme Heat

Portland experiences both extreme heat in the summer months and frequent nuisance flooding in the winter and spring, and that's only expected to worsen with climate change. 

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UTSW Researchers Identify New Mechanism to Reduce Inflammation

UT Southwestern researchers have identified two proteins that act as gatekeepers to dampen a potentially life-threatening immune response to chronic infection.

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Those Midwestern Floods Are Expected to Get Much, Much Worse

The record-setting floods deluging the Midwest are about to get a lot worse. 

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Costa Rica's Zero-Carbon Plan Could Be a Model for the World

Carlos Alvarado Quesada has heard all the naysayers before. In February, the 39-year-old president of Costa Rica committed to ridding the country of fossil fuels by 2050. 

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Do You See What AI Sees? Study Finds That Humans Can Think like Computers

Even powerful computers, like those that guide self-driving cars, can be tricked into mistaking random scribbles for trains, fences, or school buses. 

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