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Oligomeric Materials to Enhance Water Splitting

Researchers from the Llobet group have developed a new molecular material made out of oligomers and used it as a catalyst in water oxidation, achieving unprecedented current densities for molecular catalysts. 

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Caribbean Islands Face Loss of Protection and Biodiversity as Seagrass Loses Terrain

Tropical islands have an important ally when it comes to battling storms and sea-level rise: seagrass. 

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Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on N.C. Coast May Contribute to Climate Change

A new study found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may have implications for global warming. 

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“Save me Seymour!”

New international research led by Curtin University has found approximately a quarter of carnivorous plant species across the world may be at risk of extinction due to global climate change, illegal poaching, and the clearing of land for agriculture, mining and development.

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Team Develops Wearable Sensor To Help Those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

University of Texas at Dallas researchers have designed a wearable device that monitors sweat for biomarkers that could signal flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

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New Report Raises Concerns About Climate Change and Health in Connecticut

The Yale School of Public Health’s Center on Climate Change and Health released a new report today on changing conditions in Connecticut that, left untreated, could have serious long-term health consequences for the state’s nearly 3.5 millions residents.

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Lighting The Way For New Solar Fuels Science

Yale chemists are pushing forward with innovative work to develop tomorrow’s liquid fuels from sunlight.

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New Way of Analyzing Soil Organic Matter Will Help Predict Climate Change

A new way of analyzing the chemical composition of soil organic matter will help scientists predict how soils store carbon — and how soil carbon may affect climate in the future, says a Baylor University researcher.

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Researchers Combine CAT Scans And Advanced Computing To Fight Wildfires

As wildfires rage across much of the American West, researchers at Stanford have used CAT scanners, the same instruments used in medicine to peer inside the human body, to understand the process of smoldering.

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Model Shows How Fluids Unlock Faults To Unleash Earthquake Swarms

Earthquakes can be abrupt bursts of home-crumbling, ground-buckling energy when slices of the planet’s crust long held in place by friction suddenly slip and lurch.

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