November 17, 2017

The suspected meteor shook buildings when it raced through the sky in Lapland.

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November 17, 2017

Seagrass meadows are diminishing worldwide, which has serious implications for fishing activity.

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November 17, 2017
USGS

The U.S. Geological Survey estimates a mean of 40 million pounds of in-place uranium oxide remaining as potential undiscovered resources in the Southern High Plains region of Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma.The uranium occurs in a type of rock formation called “calcrete,” which has been well-documented in noted uranium-producing countries like Australia and Namibia. The calcrete formations described in this assessment are the first uranium-bearing calcrete deposits reported in the United States.

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November 17, 2017

Tesla has shown off the long awaited Tesla Semi truck, but surprised many with its new Roadster sports car.

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November 16, 2017

The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name.

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November 16, 2017

A significant group of nations take a stand against using coal for electricity generation at UN climate talks.

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November 16, 2017

The procedure took 30 people three hours to complete. Tantor had been rescued from a ranch in Colombia.

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November 16, 2017

Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7EE02304A, PaperAobing Du, Zhonghua Zhang, Hongtao Qu, Zili Cui, Lixin Qiao, Longlong Wang, Jingchao Chai, Tao Lu, Shanmu Dong, Tiantian Dong, Huimin Xu, Xinhong Zhou, Guanglei Cui
Two-electron transfer chemisty based on earth-abundant Mg and S offer great possibilities of delivering higher energy density than current Li-ion technology. Developing non-nucleophilic electrolytes that reversibly and efficiently plate/strip Mg...
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November 16, 2017

Laser labs sense black holes merging at a distance of about a billion light-years from Earth.

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November 16, 2017

In a rare instance, Indian villagers and forest officers worked together for hours to save the animal

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November 16, 2017

Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California.

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November 15, 2017

Singapore and Brazil are working together to bring two blue macaw species back from near-extinction.

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November 15, 2017

A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

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November 15, 2017

A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

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November 15, 2017

French and UK governments say they will make up for any shortfall in funding for a global science body.

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November 15, 2017

Vancouver-based UrtheCast contracts UK firm SSTL to build a series of satellites to image Earth every day.

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November 15, 2017
Yale Environment 360

Solar power will surge globally in the coming decades, but oil demand will also continue to grow, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency.

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November 15, 2017

Astronomers have found a cool, Earth-sized planet that's relatively close to our Solar System.

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November 14, 2017

Can technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere really help prevent dangerous climate change?

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November 14, 2017

President Trump's climate adviser says that the US is looking to revive Bush-era climate forum.

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November 14, 2017

People in Vunidogoloa had to move 2km (1.24m) inland, and say climate change is to blame.

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November 14, 2017

The United Arab Emirates' space research is turning to growing food on Mars.

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November 14, 2017

The Swedish hi-tech firm at the forefront of using 3D printing to create human ears, noses and other body parts.

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November 14, 2017

Volunteers and military personnel worked together to help return the killer whale to the ocean.

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November 14, 2017

One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.

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November 14, 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

By organizing pigments on a DNA scaffold, an MIT-led team of researchers has designed a light-harvesting material that closely mimics the structure of naturally occurring photosynthetic structures.

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November 13, 2017

US officials were arguing for the continued use of coal at a UN meeting in Bonn, Germany.

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November 13, 2017

This social media community has come together for the first time in North Carolina to discuss their shared belief.

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November 13, 2017

Pottery found near Tbilisi shows wine-making was taking place 8,000 years ago, scientists say.

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November 13, 2017
Arizona State University

The green sulfur bacterium makes its home in the chilly waters of the Black Sea. To eek out its lonely existence, this life form scavenges energy from the feeble sunlight available to it at a depth of over 250 feet.

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November 13, 2017

Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7EE02716H, CommunicationFengling Zhou, Luis Miguel Azofra, Muataz Al-Agele, Mega Kar, Alexandr N Simonov, Ciaran James McDonnell-Worth, Chenghua Sun, xinyi zhang, Doug MacFarlane
Ammonia as the source of most fertilizers has become one of the most important chemicals globally. It also is being increasingly considered as an easily transported carrier of hydrogen energy...
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November 13, 2017

Scientists make the most detailed map yet of the heat rising under the ice sheet from rocks below.

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November 13, 2017

Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C7EE02685D, PaperShizhong Yue, kong liu, RUI XU, Meicheng Li, Muhammad Azam, Kuankuan Ren, Jun Liu, yang sun, Zhijie Wang, Dawei Cao, Xiaohong Yan, Shengchun Qu, Yong Lei, wang zhanguo
Efficient extraction of photo-generated charge carriers is of significance in acquiring a high efficiency for perovskite solar cells. Herein, we provide a systematical strategy on effectively engineering the charge extraction...
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November 13, 2017

Uptick in coal use in China sees global CO2 emissions projected to rise after years of little or no growth.

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November 12, 2017

A small plane entering the airspace had delayed Saturday's launch from Virginia in the US.

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November 12, 2017

Minister Michael Gove insists environmental standards won't be sacrificed.

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November 11, 2017

The planets will appear together close to the horizon just before sunrise on Monday.

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November 11, 2017

These men in Kenya have decided to do something about the amount of waste on Kenya's Lamu island.

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November 10, 2017
Yale Environment 360

Emissions of sulfur dioxide, an air pollutant produced primarily by burning coal, have fallen by 75 percent in China since 2007, while SO2 emissions in India have jumped 50 percent, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Maryland.

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November 10, 2017
DOE/Sandia National Laboratories

A Sandia National Laboratories-led team has demonstrated faster, more efficient ways to turn discarded plant matter into chemicals worth billions. The team’s findings could help transform the economics of making fuels and other products from domestically grown renewable sources.

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November 10, 2017

Big quantities of nitrate chemicals from farm fertilisers are polluting the rocks beneath our feet.

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November 10, 2017

The advanced party sent in to open up Britain’s mothballed Antarctic base say it is in good shape.

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November 10, 2017

Two species of seahorses are among the unexpected creatures found living in London.

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November 9, 2017

For decades, there was a ceiling not of glass but of ice, holding women back from doing research in Antarctica.

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November 9, 2017

More than half of England's secondary schools did not offer the subject in 2015-16, a report has found.

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November 9, 2017

US car makers will suffer if President Trump eases emissions standards, California's governor says.

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November 9, 2017

September's Maria storm disrupts the international competition to find innovative ways to map the seafloor.

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November 9, 2017

A giant otter that roamed China six million years ago had a surprisingly strong bite, say scientists.

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November 9, 2017

An extended ban on controversial neonicotinoid pesticides will be supported by the UK, Michael Gove says.

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November 9, 2017

Critics say widely-used glyphosate is harmful, as the EU postpones a decision on it.

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