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We're putting a forest on a climate-change fast-track An ambitious experiment that exposes a natural woodland to rising carbon dioxide levels will tell us what's in store for the world's trees, says Rob Mackenzie
NewScientist.com | 2 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Dinosaurs killed off by 'perfect storm' of environmental upheaval and asteroid strike Changing sea levels, volcanic activity and finally an asteroid strike led to the extinction of dinosaurs, experts conclude
Telegraph.co.uk | 5 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bee research tainted by corporate funding, MPs say Report warns against letting pesticide companies fund key research for government plan to boost pollinators Continue reading...
The Guardian | 5 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Smashing Physics: how we discovered the Higgs boson - podcast The British physicist Jon Butterworth discusses his new book Smashing Physics, an insider's account of the discovery of the Higgs boson. Plus, the origins of life Continue reading...
The Guardian | 5 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Could Dinosaurs Have Survived the Impact that Killed Them? But a period of low diversity among herbivorous dinosaurs, at least in North America, may have set the stage for the massive die-off, according to a study published today (July 28) in the journal Biological Reviews. "The dinosaur extinction is one of
Yahoo! News | 6 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Largest coal mine in Australia: federal government gives Carmichael go-ahead Adani's Carmichael coal mine and rail project will dig up and transport about 60m tons of coal a year for export, sparking fears for the Great Barrier Reef Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Asteroid's 'bad timing' killed off dinosaurs, new evidence shows Edinburgh University experts say asteroid hit Earth at a time when ecosystems had been weakened by a loss of biodiversity Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Reclaiming the Rajasthan desert from a voracious Mexican plant A plan to reintroduce native species battles with a mesquite known as 'the mad one' planted by a maharajah in the 1930s Continue reading...
The Guardian | 6 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hepatitis C virus genotype 1 is most prevalent worldwide In one of the largest prevalence studies to date, researchers from the UK provide national, regional, and global genotype prevalence estimates for the hepatitis C virus. Findings published in Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study
EurekAlert! | 6 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events, study shows Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history, scientists say.
EurekAlert! | 6 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend