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Coral Reef Health Captured in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico

NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program releases status reports for Atlantic and Caribbean U.S. states and territories, and the Gulf of Mexico.

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Early Exposure To Arsenic Can Lead To Lingering Respiratory Issues In Males

A recent study co-authored by a Texas A&M assistant professor found little remaining evidence of chronic respiratory illness in females who were exposed to the toxin.

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Plant Science Discovery May Help Treat Allergies And Immune Deficiencies

A Texas A&M AgriLife study sheds light on the first steps of immune defense against microbes.

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A Po­ten­tial Ex­plan­a­tion for Urban Smog

The effect of nitric acid on aerosol particles in the atmosphere may offer an explanation for the smog seen engulfing cities on frosty days.

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New Study Finds Access to Education and Markets Vital for Coastal Fishing Communities Adapting to a Warming and Changing World

Research highlights new ways to support East African coastal communities during times of climate change and now a pandemic.

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Fire Aerosols Decrease Global Terrestrial Ecosystem Productivity through Changing Climate

Fire is the primary form of terrestrial ecosystem disturbance on a global scale, and a major source of aerosols from the terrestrial biosphere to the atmosphere.

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Aircore Campaigns Depict Pollution Path between Stratosphere and Troposphere

Most researches on stratosphere and troposphere exchange (STE) are carried out using model simulations.

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Superworms Digest Plastic, With Help From Their Bacterial Sidekicks

Resembling giant mealworms, superworms (Zophobas atratus) are beetle larvae that are often sold in pet stores as feed for reptiles, fish and birds.

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Fishing Less Could Be a Win for Both Lobstermen and Endangered Whales

A new study by researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) found that New England’s historic lobster fishery may turn a higher profit by operating with less gear in the water and a shorter season. 

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UC Study Uncovers Clues to COVID-19 in the Brain

A study by University of Cincinnati researchers and three Italian institutions reviewing neuroimaging and neurological symptoms in patients with COVID-19 may shed light on the virus’s impact on the central nervous system.

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