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Field Study Reveals How Ammonia Isotope Molecules Diffuse in the Air

Scientists studying air quality are working to find ways of monitoring ammonia – an increasing species in the atmosphere closely linked to water eutrophication, soil acidity, and biodiversity loss. 

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Pitt Researchers Create Durable, Washable Textile Coating That Can Repel Viruses

Masks, gowns, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) are essential for protecting healthcare workers. 

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NASA Finds Vongfong at Typhoon Strength Philippine Warnings Up

NASA’s Terra satellite revealed powerful storms in Vongfong as it ramped up from a tropical storm to a typhoon.

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MSK Kids Study: Children with Cancer are Not at a Higher Risk for COVID-19 Infection or Morbidity

Researchers from MSK Kids at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) found that children with cancer are not at a higher risk of being affected by COVID-19. 

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Testing Whether Uncertified N95 Masks Are Effective

Ever since Covid-19 began spreading in the U.S., state governments have been scrambling to find and secure N95 respirator masks, the kind that seal against the face and filter out infectious particles, protecting frontline workers from inhaling the coronavirus.

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Oyster Farming and Shorebirds Likely Can Coexist

Oyster farming as currently practiced along the Delaware Bayshore does not significantly impact four shorebirds, including the federally threatened red knot, which migrates thousands of miles from Chile annually, according to a Rutgers-led study.

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Excess Coffee Consumption a Culprit for Poor Health

Cappuccino, latte or short black, coffee is one of the most commonly consumed drinks in the world. 

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Artificial Intelligence Helps Researchers Up-Cycle Waste Carbon

Researchers at U of T Engineering and Carnegie Mellon University are using artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate progress in transforming waste carbon into a commercially valuable product with record efficiency.

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Astronomers Find Regular Rhythms Among Pulsating Stars

By listening to the beating hearts of stars, astronomers have for the first time identified a rhythm of life for a class of stellar objects that had until now puzzled scientists.

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Scientists Discover Why Some Birds Live Fast And Die Young

Size, safety and parenting all have an impact on how quickly a species of bird matures, according to new research from the University of Sheffield that could help scientists to understand and predict how animals will respond to climate breakdown and the destruction of habitats.

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