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How Nodules Stay on Top at the Bottom of the Sea

Rare metallic elements found in clumps on the deep-ocean floor mysteriously remain uncovered despite the shifting sands and sediment many leagues under the sea.

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Ridesharing Links Can Boost Transit Use in The Suburbs

Integrating ridesharing with transit in poorly serviced suburban neighbourhoods is an effective way to get people out of their cars and boost ridership.

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Making Real A Biotechnology Dream: Nitrogen-Fixing Cereal Crops

As food demand rises due to growing and changing populations around the world, increasing crop production has been a vital target for agriculture and food systems researchers who are working to ensure there is enough food to meet global need in the coming years.

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Participants in Environmental Health Studies Vulnerable to Re-Identification

Before sharing human research data, scientists routinely strip it of personal information such as name, address, and birthdate in order to protect the privacy of their study participants.

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Atlantic Circulation Collapse Could Cut British Crop Farming

Crop production in Britain will fall dramatically if climate change causes the collapse of a vital pattern of ocean currents, new research suggests.

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How AI Will Affect UN Goals for Climate, Development and Global Stability

An international team of scientists this week released a first-ever study of how AI can help – as well as hinder – sustainable development worldwide.

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Are Sinking Soils in the Everglades Related to Climate Change?

This research is important to protect the Everglades Agricultural Area, which plays a large role in Florida’s agriculture economy.

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Aeolus Winds Now in Daily Weather Forecasts

ESA’s Aeolus satellite has been returning profiles of Earth’s winds since 3 September 2018, just after it was launched – and after months of careful testing these measurements are considered so good that the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts is now using them in their forecasts.

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How Nepal Benefits When Women Become Active in Water Management

Humanitarian engineering student Elia Hauge discovers that a changing demographic in Nepal has led to more women taking on active roles in managing water.

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NOAA Meteorologists Helping Australia Battle Wildfires

Weather prediction is essential to firefighting effort.

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