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Better Air Quality in New Buildings

QUT Distinguished Professor Lidia Morawska will lead a new $5 million training centre to reduce airborne infections through improved indoor air quality for better public health in new building systems.

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Astronomers Detect a Radio “Heartbeat” Billions of Light-Years From Earth

Astronomers at MIT and universities across Canada and the United States have detected a strange and persistent radio signal from a far-off galaxy that appears to be flashing with surprising regularity.

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Air Samples From Arctic Region Show How Fast Earth is Warming

While climate change is taking effect everywhere on Earth, the Arctic Circle is feeling those effects most of all, in the form of glacial melt, permafrost thaw and sea ice decline.

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Shifting Sands: Carolina’s Outer Banks Face a Precarious Future

Rounding the corner near the village of Rodanthe, there is a stretch of highway known as the S-Curves because of its twisting loops and turns.

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UCI Study: California’s Trees Are Dying, and Might Not Be Coming Back

The State of California is banking on its forests to help reduce planet-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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June 2022 Was Earth’s 6th-Warmest on Record

Antarctic sea ice shrank to a record low for the month

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Heat Wave Deepens Texas Drought

A series of 100-degree days have created worsening conditions for livestock and crop producers across the state, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents report.

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NASA’s New Mineral Dust Detector Readies for Launch

Designed to analyze airborne dust to see how it might affect climate, the EMIT mission launches to the International Space Station on Thursday, July 14.

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Swans Sacrifice Rest to Squabble

Swans give up resting time to fight over the best feeding spots, new research shows.

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Using Compost Instead of Nitrogen as Fertilizer in Canada Can Slow Global Warming

Greenhouse gas production is significantly less when biobased residues like compost replaces widely used nitrogen fertilizer during spring freeze-thaw events in cold temperate regions.

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