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Arctic Change has Widespread Impacts

Researchers highlight far-reaching effects of climate change on the Arctic.

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The Deep Southern Ocean is Key to More Intense Ice Ages

The study confirms that the Antarctic region plays a crucial role during periods of climate change.

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Coral Reef Parks Protecting Only 40 Percent of Fish Biomass Potential

Researchers discover that marine parks contain less than half of the fish biomass found in remote reefs.

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When Coral Reefs Change, Researchers and Local Communities May Not See Eye to Eye

Disturbances in coral reefs can trigger significant ecosystem shifts, but ecologists and local fishing populations may perceive those shifts in fundamentally different ways, according to a study from Florida State University researchers.

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In Developing Nations, National Parks Could Save Endangered Species

Research led by Stacy Lindshield shows protected areas like national parks are effectively preserving many mammal species in Senegal.

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Blood Holds Key to Liver Regeneration

The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. 

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Vitamin D May Protect Against Pollution-associated Asthma Symptoms in Obese Children

A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with high indoor air pollution. 

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UMSOM Researchers Unveil Progress and Challenges in Introducing Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

Each year there are nearly 11 million cases of typhoid, a disease that is spread through contaminated food, drink and water. 

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NASA’s LRO Sheds Light on Lunar Water Movement

Scientists, using an instrument aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), have observed water molecules moving around the dayside of the Moon.

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Atmospheric Scientists Reveal the Effect of Sea-ice Loss on Arctic Warming

Enhanced warming in the Arctic (north of 67°N) is found in both recent observational investigations and model simulations with greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions increasing.

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