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Nanoparticle Breakthrough in the Fight Against Cancer

A team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently introduced a novel targeted drug delivery system that can improve the pharmacological and therapeutic properties of conventional cancer treatments. 

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A Study Shows an Increase of Permafrost Temperature at a Global Scale

Permafrost, the ground below the freezing point of water 0 º for two or more years, is an element of the cryosphere which has not been as much studied as other soils like glaciers or marine ice, although it plays an important role in the climate evolution of the planet and in several human activities. 

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Researchers Led By Georgia State Economist Find A Global Tax On Carbon May Be Feasible

There is a consistently high level of public support across nations for a global carbon tax if the tax policy is carefully designed, according to a survey of people in the United States, India, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.

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Emperor Penguins' First Journey to Sea

Emperor penguin chicks hatch into one of Earth’s most inhospitable places—the frozen world of Antarctica. 

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Water, Not Temperature, Limits Global Forest Growth as Climate Warms

The growth of forest trees all over the world is becoming more water-limited as the climate warms, according to new research from an international team that includes University of Arizona scientists.

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Colossal erosion event transformed ancient Earth’s surface

The Earth’s surface experienced the largest crustal erosion event in Earth’s history some 700 million years ago, paving the way for animal life to develop, according to a major new study involving the University of Southampton.

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Map of chemicals in jellyfish could be the future to protecting UK waters and marine life

Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed maps of chemicals found in jellyfish which could offer a new tool for conservation in British waters and fisheries.

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Biochar can be tailor-made for range of environmental benefits

A low-cost, versatile type of charcoal known as biochar can be tailored for specific uses including treating water, removing contaminants from soil and even storing carbon, according to new research by University of Alberta scientists.

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High Pesticide Exposure Among Farmers Linked to Poor Sense of Smell Later

A Michigan State University study is the first to show an association between unusually high pesticide exposure and poor sense of smell among aging farmers.

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