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Eddy Currents Affect Flux of Salt More Than Heat

A study of eddy-induced transport of energy and biochemical particles and its influences on circulation patterns in the Red Sea reveals a mechanism that balances fluctuations in both salt and heat in the basin.

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The Winter Weather Window That Is Costing UK Rapeseed Growers Millions

UK rapeseed growers are losing up to a quarter of their crop yield each year because of temperature rises during an early-winter weather window.

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Rethinking Digital Service Design Could Reduce Their Environmental Impact

Digital technology companies could reduce the carbon footprint of services like You Tube by changing how they are designed, experts say.

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Nearly Half of Public Wrongly Believe Heart Failure Is Normal in Old Age

Low awareness of heart failure among patients and the public is highlighted in surveys to be presented during Heart Failure 2019 the annual congress of the Heart Failure Association (HFA), a branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), taking place in Athens, Greece from 25 to 28 May.

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North Atlantic Ocean Productivity Has Dropped 10 Percent During Industrial Era

Virtually all marine life depends on the productivity of phytoplankton — microscopic organisms that work tirelessly at the ocean’s surface to absorb the carbon dioxide that gets dissolved into the upper ocean from the atmosphere.

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UV Lights on Power Lines May Help Save Sandhill Cranes

Crane species are declining around the world, and lethal collisions with power lines are an ongoing threat to many crane populations. 

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New Class of Catalysts for Energy Conversion

Numerous chemical reactions relevant for the energy revolution are highly complex and result in considerable energy losses.

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NOAA Science Helps Restore Coastal Places

Thousands of oil spills happen every year, and most pollution cases don’t make the news.

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Quebec and Labrador First Nations Continue to Embrace Traditional Food But Rates of Food Insecurity are Very High

Newly released results from a 2016 study on the diet, nutrition, and environment of First Nations in Quebec and Labrador show many positive results.

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