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Texas A&M Superfund Researchers Establish Green Infrastructure Plan For Houston Community

Sunnyside, one of Houston’s oldest historically Black communities, has been hit hard by many of the recent hurricanes that have struck along the Gulf of Mexico.

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Bees Boost Crops and Could Steady Food Prices

While the benefits of pollinators to crop yield are well known, their effect on crop stability was poorly understood until now.

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Can You Outrun a Poor Diet?

Do high levels of exercise offset a poor diet?

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Boston College to Partner on Study of Hazards From Plastics

The Global Observatory on Pollution and Health at Boston College and an international team of researchers are launching a study of the hazards plastic products pose to global human health across the continuum of their production, use, and disposal, according to observatory director Professor of Biology Philip Landrigan, M.D.

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Researchers Pulled 700,000 Years of Glacial History From an Andean Lakebed

When Mark Abbott and his team pulled a 300-foot-long core of mud from a lakebed high in the Peruvian Andes, he hoped it might provide a long-sought-after glimpse of the past 160,000 years of climate change.

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Over Half of Threatened Species Require Targeted Recovery Actions

A staggering 57% of threatened species need targeted recovery actions to ensure their survival, new research has shown.

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Cotton Breeders Are Using Genetic Insights To Make This Global Crop More Sustainable

Possible solutions could lie at the intersection of breeding and genetic modification.

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Heatwaves and Fires Scorch Europe, Africa, and Asia

In summer 2022, multiple heatwaves around the world felled temperature records and fueled wildfires.

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Whole-Site Management of Marine Protected Areas Can Lead to a 95% Increase in Reef Species

The findings have been revealed through the University's ongoing monitoring of marine conservation measures in Lyme Bay

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Protein Folding in Times of Oxygen Deficiency

Proteins often consist of hundreds or thousands of individual parts, the amino acids.

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