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What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

22

Jul

2017

What Rivers Can Tell About Earth's History

Rivers tells us about Earth's history.

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Holographic Microbes

21

Jul

2017

Holographic Microbes

Exobiology as holograms.

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Irony Alert: Plants Used in Herbal Remedies Cause Cancer

By Reilly Capps Plants that have been used by Chinese medicine men for centuries as a natural way to cure arthritis and other disease actually...

14 Aug 2013

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The Colours of Australia are Fading

The Colours of Australia are Fading 2 June 2017

The Colours of Australia are Fading

Major changes have occurred recently to Australian forests.

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Super Coral...a Super Hero? 26 May 2017

Super Coral...a Super Hero?

Heat-tolerant corals may help reef restoration.

Replanting Corals

Replanting Corals 17 May 2017

Replanting Corals

Some people are taking positive action today to reverse the damage caused by climate change and building resilience for tomorrow.

A Monumental President

A Monumental President 16 May 2017

A Monumental President

Two new national monuments were designated.

Coral Reef Update, 3

Coral Reef Update, 3 18 March 2017

Coral Reef Update, 3

Explaining the biology and consequences of coral bleaching.

Supporting Environmental Work

Supporting Environmental Work 1 April 2016

Supporting Environmental Work

April campaign to We Keep it Wild and support The Conservation Alliance.

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh

Otzi the iceman has been reconstructed.

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Hubble Sees Water Plumes on Europa

Hubble Sees Water Plumes on Europa

Europa may have geysers to rival anything on Earth.

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Gentle Geniuses

Gentle Geniuses

Bonobos are 'gentle geniuses' of the rainforest.

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Charon, Up Close

Charon, Up Close

Charon in a new full-color view seen by New Horizons.

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Super Diego

Super Diego

A super-rare tortoise was restored by a single male, Super Diego.

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China's Tidal River

China's Tidal River

The Qiantang River produces one powerful surge.

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Open Passage

Open Passage

Mid-century predictions of an Arctic 'open ocean' need to be revised.

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The State of the Climate

The State of the Climate

Nicholas Stern analyses The State of the Climate.

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Martian Rivers & Lakes

Martian Rivers & Lakes

Rivers and lakes existed on Mars far longer than expected.

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Information is Beautiful

Information is Beautiful

Data visualization can increase understanding and also be beautiful.

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3D Corals to Restore Reefs

3D Corals to Restore Reefs

Projects are testing 3D Printing to restore coral reefs.

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Lava Lake

Lava Lake

A lava lake has formed on KÄ«lauea.

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Hey, science teachers...make it fun!

Hey, science teachers...make it fun!

Science should be fun.

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Pollination, Plants, and the Art of Survival

Pollination, Plants, and the Art of Survival

The vital cycle of flower pollination is captured in HD video.

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Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's Vanishing Birds

Hawaii's endemic birds are declining fast.

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Tibetan Avalanche from Space

Tibetan Avalanche from Space

A massive avalanche was seen from space.

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Uluru as Never Seen Before

Uluru as Never Seen Before

A drone's view of Ayer's Rock, Uluru.

 

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Australia's New Reefs

Australia's New Reefs

Vast, new, reefs have been discovered in Australia.

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-40F and Volcanic

-40F and Volcanic

A cryovolcano has been discovered.

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Snow Red

Snow Red

Snow on Pluto is red.

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Plant of the Month: Wattles

Plant of the Month: Wattles

Wattles are the Plant of the Month

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