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Israel’s Heart-Shaped Crater

At 500 meters deep, the Makhtesh Ramon is the world’s largest erosion crater.

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NASA Science Keeps the Lights On

Across NASA’s many missions, thousands of scientists, engineers, and other experts and professionals all over the country are doing what they do best, but now from home offices and via video conferencing.

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Texas A&M Researchers Design 3D-Printed Diffuser To Treat COVID-19 Patients

The team delievered 200 diffusers for metered dose inhalers to Houston Methodist Hospital.

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Milk Production Declines Due to Heat Stress in Northern China

Northern China is a major dairy-producing region in the country. However, milk production is expected to drastically decline by 2050, with losses potentially up to 50% by 2070, because of heat stress in July, says a new study.

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Scientists Find a Fluctuating Rising Trend of Open Agricultural Straw Burning in Northeast China

Open biomass burning (OBB) can impact regional air quality, especially the heavy haze pollution in Northeast China (NEC) in recent years.

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As COVID-19 Halts Climate Expeditions, Scientists Grapple with Uncertainties

Many important climate research expeditions have been put on ice during the COVID-19 travel bans.

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New Household Energy Strategy in Cameroon to Help Avert 28,000 Deaths and Reduce Global Temperatures

Switching from biomass to liquified petroleum gas could save lives and reduce temperatures.

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Highest Pre-Modern Lead Pollution Occurred 800 Years Ago

Study utilizing glacial ice, historical documents explores association of pollution, health, economic history.

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Satellites Map the Global Flow of Oil

Demand for oil has collapsed due to the coronavirus pandemic just as supply is about to strengthen because of a dispute between Russia and Saudi Arabia. As a result, oil prices have sunk to levels not seen since 2002.

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WMO is Concerned About Impact of COVID-19 on Observing System

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts, as well as atmospheric and climate monitoring.

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