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Field study finds pellet-fed stoves cut pollutant emissions 90 percent, nearing gas-stove performance

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A study by North Carolina State University researchers finds that a new cookstove design, which makes use of compressed wood pellets, reduces air pollution...

Rapid permafrost thaw unrecognized threat to landscape, global warming researcher warns

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A "sleeping giant" hidden in permafrost soils in Canada and other northern regions worldwide will have important consequences for global warming, says a new...

Deadly box jellyfish antidote discovered using CRISPR genome editing

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Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered an antidote to the deadly sting delivered by the most venomous creature on earth—the Australian box...

The space rock that hit the moon at 61,000 kilometers an hour

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Observers watching January's total eclipse of the Moon saw a rare event, a short-lived flash as a meteorite hit the lunar surface. Spanish astronomers...

Human ancestors were ‘grounded,’ new analysis shows

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African apes adapted to living on the ground, a finding that indicates human evolved from an ancestor not limited to tree or other elevated...

Dark matter exists: Observations disprove alternate explanations

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As fascinating as it is mysterious, dark matter is one of the greatest enigmas of astrophysics and cosmology. It is thought to account for...

Ashes of a dying star’s hold clues about solar system’s birth

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A grain of dust forged in the death throes of a long-gone star was discovered by a team of researchers led by the University...

Spinning black hole sprays light-speed plasma clouds into space

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Astronomers have discovered rapidly swinging jets coming from a black hole almost 8000 light-years from Earth. Published today in the journal Nature, the research shows jets...

Rapid melting of the world’s largest ice shelf linked to solar heat in the...

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An international team of scientists has found part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than expected due to solar...

Parasitoid wasps may turn spiders into zombies by hacking their internal code

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Parasitoid wasps lay their eggs on a spider's back. This team proposes that by injecting the spider host with the molting hormone, ecdysone, the...

Biodegradable bags can hold a full load of shopping after three years in the...

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Biodegradable and compostable plastic bags are still capable of carrying full loads of shopping after being exposed in the natural environment for three years,...
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