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Cyanobacteria in Water and On Land Identified as Source of Methane

Cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae, are among the most common organisms on Earth.

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A Green Battery for Home Use in Rural Africa

Over a billion people worldwide live without electricity.

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NASA's ARIA Team Helps in Puerto Rico Quake Response

NASA's ARIA team mapped damage in southwestern Puerto Rico following a 6.4-magnitude quake and hundreds of aftershocks.

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When Bushfires Create Their Own Weather System

The recent bushfires in Australia have been terrifying. As we talk of firenadoes and megablazes, we're understanding just how dangerous and unpredictable fire behaviour can be.

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A Teaching Tool for a Warming World

A new digital platform helps teachers in disciplines from psychology to literature incorporate climate change into their curricula.

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Study Shows ‘Organic’ Wounds Improve Produce

Texas A&M scientists found that insect leaf-wounding in plants triggers a stress response that produces healthier organic fruit.

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How Much Microplastic is There in Your Laundry Basket?

Research scientists are now working on measuring and capturing microplastics in our laundry.

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Plant-Powered Sensor Sends Signal to Space

A device that uses electricity generated by plants as its power source has communicated via satellite – a world first.

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Flooding in Southern Iran

Satellite captures images of flooding after heavy rainfall.

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