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‘Learn To Live With Ugly’ After Freeze Damage

Property owners and gardeners should practice patience when it comes to the eyesore of freeze-damaged plants, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife expert.

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NASA Missions Find ‘Jetlets’ Could Power the Solar Wind

Scientists with NASA’s Parker Solar Probe mission have uncovered significant new clues about the origins of the solar wind – a continual stream of charged particles released from the Sun that fills the solar system.

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Exotic Wheat DNA Could Help Breed ‘Climate-Proof’ Crops

Following a year when temperature records have been smashed, research from the Earlham Institute in Norwich, in collaboration with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), offers much-needed hope for improving crop resilience and food security in the face of climate change.

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Researchers Propose A More Effective Method to Predict Floods

More of us are vulnerable to the effects of flooding than ever before due to changes in climate, land use, infrastructure and population growth in recent decades.

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Solar-Powered System Converts Plastic and Greenhouse Gases Into Sustainable Fuels

The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, developed the system, which can convert two waste streams into two chemical products at the same time – the first time this has been achieved in a solar-powered reactor.

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Warming Oceans Have Decimated Marine Parasites — But That’s Not A Good Thing

More than a century of preserved fish specimens offer a rare glimpse into long-term trends in parasite populations.

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Climate ‘Presses’ and ‘Pulses’ Impact Magellanic Penguins — A Marine Predator — With Guidance for Conservationists

Climate change will reshape ecosystems worldwide through two types of climate events: short-term, extreme events — like a heat wave — and long-term changes, like a shift in ocean currents.

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Electrochemistry Converts Carbon to Useful Molecules

A chemistry collaboration led to a creative way to put carbon dioxide to good – and even healthy – use: by incorporating it, via electrosynthesis, into a series of organic molecules that are vital to pharmaceutical development.

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Team Projects Two Out of Three Glaciers Could Be Lost by 2100

David Rounce has led an international effort to produce new projections of glacier mass loss through the century under different emissions scenarios. 

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Using Machine Learning to Forecast Amine Emissions

Global warming is partly due to the vast amount of carbon dioxide that we release, mostly from power generation and industrial processes, such as making steel and cement. 

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