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NASA Provides an Infrared Analysis of Typhoon Halong

Typhoon Halong continued to strengthen in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean as NASA’s Terra satellite passed overhead.

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Post-Lithium Technology

Next-generation batteries will probably see the replacement of lithium ions by more abundant and environmentally benign alkali metal or multivalent ions.

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Artificial Intelligence Driving Digital Pathology

An upgrade in The University of Queensland’s artificial intelligence capabilities could help to revolutionise pathology laboratories across Australia.

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NASA Provides an Infrared Analysis of Tropical Cyclone Maha

NASA infrared imagery revealed Tropical Cyclone Maha was still a powerful storm as it continued moving through the Arabian Sea in the Northern Indian Ocean.

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The Thicker the Tree Bark, The Less the Fire’s Bite

Increasingly frequent droughts, extensive deforestation and changing land use have made a tinderbox of Amazon rainforests — but some trees make out better than others.

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As Climate Warms, Plants May Demand More Water, Cutting Supplies for People

As climate changes, plants in North America, much of Eurasia, and parts of central and South America will consume more water than they do now, leading to less water for people, according to a new study in the journal Nature Geoscience. 

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Quitting Smoking and More Exercise Can Halve Risk of Life-Threatening Frailty

A team of researchers from UCL, De Montfort University Leicester and St George’s University, Grenada, studied data collected by the English Longitudinal Study of Aging (ELSA), which collects information from people aged over 50 to understand aspects of growing old.

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Intact Forest Loss ‘Six Times Worse’ for Climate

The impact of losing intact tropical forests is more devastating on the climate than previously thought, according to University of Queensland-led research.

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New Way to Date Rocks

A new way to date a common mineral could help pinpoint ore deposits and improve mineral exploration globally, according to University of Queensland scientists.

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Stanford Poll Reveals That Californians Are Unwilling to Subsidize Wildfire Prevention

Despite statewide devastation from wildfires, a new poll conducted by the Bill Lane Center for the American West shows Californians are still reluctant to subsidize wildfire prevention or support relocating communities at risk.

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