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When Water Temperatures Change, the Molecular Motors of Cephalopods Do Too

Cephalopods are a large family of marine animals that includes octopuses, cuttlefish and squid.

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Megawatt Electrical Motor Designed by MIT Engineers Could Help Electrify Aviation

Aviation’s huge carbon footprint could shrink significantly with electrification.

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Broken Record: Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels Jump Again

Carbon dioxide levels measured at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory peaked at 424 parts per million in May, continuing a steady climb further into territory not seen for millions of years, scientists from NOAA and Scripps Institution of Oceanographyoffsite link at the University of California San Diego announced today.

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Coral Disease Tripled in the Last 25 Years. Three-Quarters Will Likely be Diseased by Next Century

Deadly coral disease is spreading as global temperatures warm, and it’s likely to become endemic to reefs the world over by the next century, according to new research.

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Beyond the Yuck Factor: Cities Turn to ‘Extreme’ Water Recycling

In downtown San Francisco, in a cavernous garage that was once a Honda dealership, a gleaming white-and-blue appliance about the size of a commercial refrigerator is being prepared for transport to a hotel in Los Angeles.

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New Study Shows Quitting Smoking Can Improve Mental Health

Published in JAMA Network Open, the findings revealed that smoking abstinence between weeks nine and 24 was associated with significant improvements in anxiety and depression scores.

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New Study Identifies Mechanism Driving the Sun’s Fast Wind

The fastest winds ever recorded on Earth reached more than 200 miles per hour, but even those gusts pale in comparison to the sun’s wind.

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Order in Chaos: Atmosphere’s Antarctic Oscillation Has Natural Cycle

Researchers discover natural 150-day period in north-south oscillation of Southern Hemisphere’s westerlies.

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When It Comes to Bumblebees, Does Size Matter?

While honeybee workers are all the same size, that’s not true for bumblebees. 

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Bubble, Bubble, More Earthquake Trouble? USU Geochemist Studies Alaska's Denali Fault

The 1,200-mile-long Denali Fault stretches in an upward arc from southwestern Alaska and the Bering Sea eastward to western Canada’s Yukon Territory and British Columbia. 

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