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Study on Climate Protection: More Forest – Less Meat

Forest protects the climate. Reforestation can decisively contribute to mitigating global warming according to the Paris Agreement. 

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Aspirin May Prevent Air Pollution Harms

A new study is the first to report evidence that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin may lessen the adverse effects of air pollution exposure on lung function.

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Experiment Measures Velocity in 3D

Many of today’s scientific processes are simulated using computer-driven mathematical models.

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NASA Sees Atlantic Subtropical Storm Melissa Form off New England Coast

Satellite data has confirmed the formation of Subtropical Storm Melissa.

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Study Reveals How Mucus Tames Microbes

More than 200 square meters of our bodies — including the digestive tract, lungs, and urinary tract — are lined with mucus.

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NASA Provides a Farewell Infrared View of Extra-Tropical Storm Melissa

NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over North Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 14 and provided forecasters with an infrared view of Tropical Storm Melissa that revealed wind shear was tearing the storm apart as it was becoming extra-tropical.

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Astronomy Picture of the Day - The Galaxy Above

Have you contemplated your home galaxy lately? If your sky looked like this, perhaps you'd contemplate it more often!

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Unlocking the Biochemical Treasure Chest Within Microbes

Secondary metabolites – the compounds produced by microbes to mediate internal and external messaging, self-defense, and chemical warfare – are the basis for hundreds of invaluable agricultural, industrial, and medical products.

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Fossil Aquifers

In a place like Delaware, where it rains frequently, water is a renewable resource. 

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FSU Research: Strong Storms Often Generate Earthquake-Like Seismic Activity

A Florida State University researcher has uncovered a new geophysical phenomenon where a hurricane or other strong storm can spark seismic events in the nearby ocean as strong as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake.

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