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HKUST Researchers Discover 'Hotspots' of Three-layered Alternatively Rotating Circulation in South China Sea

A research team led by Prof. GAN Jianping, director of the Center for Ocean Research Hong Kong and Macau (CORE) at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), carried out field observations and conducted numerical simulations in the South China Sea (SCS) recently and revealed the never-before-seen characteristics of the three-dimensional ocean motion in the SCS through geophysical fluid dynamic theory. 

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Once Seen as Fleeting, a New Solar Tech Shines on and On

Princeton Engineering researchers have developed the first perovskite solar cell with a commercially viable lifetime, marking a major milestone for an emerging class of renewable energy technology. 

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How Restoring Abandoned Farms to Natural Habitats Can Mitigate Climate Change

The Institute Woods near Princeton University’s campus comprises 589 acres of serene walking trails and a wooden footbridge enjoyed by hikers, runners, and birdwatchers. 

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Higher Protein Intake While Dieting Leads to Healthier Eating

Eating a larger proportion of protein while dieting leads to better food choices and helps avoid the loss of muscle mass, according to a Rutgers study.

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Antarctic Glaciers’ Ice Loss “Unprecedented”

Two crucial glaciers in West Antarctica may be losing ice faster than they have over the last 5,000 years, according to a new study published this month (June 2022).

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Wildfire Smoke Exposure Negatively Impacts Dairy Cow Health

Increasing frequency and size of wildfires in the United States over the past several decades affect everything from human life and health to air quality, biodiversity, and land use. 

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UCI-Led Study Links Repeated Hurricane Exposure to Adverse Psychological Symptoms

Repeated exposure to hurricanes, whether direct, indirect or media-based, is linked to adverse psychological symptoms and may be associated with increased mental health problems, according to a first-of-its kind study led by University of California, Irvine researchers.

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Earth from Space: Glacier Bay, Alaska

Glacier Bay is just one of the many areas suffering from the effects of global warming. 

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Study Shows Mangrove and Reef Restoration Yield Positive Returns on Investment for Flood Protection

A robust analysis demonstrates that nature-based solutions to reduce the damage caused by coastal flooding are cost-effective

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Dangerous Invaders or Harmless Refugees?

Subtropical corals are heading south to Sydney. Are they dangerous invaders or harmless refugees?

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