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UC Research Looks at Side Effects for Pediatric Medications

Sometimes, the medications needed to function and live a quality life cause side effects that can make life quite uncomfortable.

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Astronomy Picture of the Day - Starlink Satellite Trails over Brazil

What are those streaks over the horizon? New Starlink satellites reflecting sunlight.

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USask Water Expert Joins Global Call to Action to Protect Global Groundwater Sources

The Global Groundwater Statement — A Call  to Action cites recent scientific breakthroughs that have highlighted the regional and international importance of the issue as well as global connections and threats to groundwater, which makes up 99 per cent of the Earth’s liquid freshwater.

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Research Explores How Grape Pests Sniff out Berries

Female grape berry moths are the biggest insect threat to wine grapes in the eastern U.S. 

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Greenland Losing Ice 'Faster Than Expected'

Greenland is losing ice faster than in the 1990s and is tracking the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high-end climate scenario.

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New Paper Explains Technologies and Scientific Advances Needed to Track Progress of Methane Levels in the Atmosphere

Understanding what influences the amount of methane in the atmosphere has been identified by the American Geophysical Union to be one of the foremost challenges in the earth sciences in the coming decades because of methane’s hugely important role in meeting climate warming targets.

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Natural Ecosystems Protect Against Climate Change

The identification of natural carbon sinks and understanding how they work is critical if humans are to mitigate global climate change. 

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Improving the Accuracy of Climate Model Projections with Emergent Constraints

The increase in carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere has warmed the Earth since the beginning of the industrial era. 

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Could We Cool the Earth with an Ice-Free Arctic?

The Arctic region is heating up faster than any other place on Earth, and as more and more sea ice is lost every year, we are already feeling the impacts.

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NASA’s Temp Check on Tropical Storm Belna Finds Heavy Rainfall Potential

Cold cloud top temperatures can tell forecasters if a tropical cyclone has the potential to generate heavy rainfall, and that is exactly what NASA’s Aqua satellite found when it observed the temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Belna over northwestern Madagascar.

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