Tag: nature

20
Aug
2019
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Loss of cultural song diversity and the convergence of songs in a declining Hawaiian forest bird community | Royal Society Open Science

The effects of population decline on culturally transmitted behaviours in animals have rarely been described, but may…

11
Jan
2019
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Scientists Are Using CRISPR to Make Spicy Tomatoes – Gastro Obscura

The humble tomato is about to get a makeover. Plant physiologists in Brazil and Ireland are researching…

11
Jan
2019
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Gene engineers make super-size plants that are 40% larger – MIT Technology Review

Researchers hope to create a new “green revolution” by improving photosynthesis. Genetic engineers in Illinois have designed…

17
Sep
2018
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Injecting wastewater underground can cause earthquakes up to 10 kilometers away

New research shows that injecting wastewater deep underground can cause earthquakes far from the injection site. It…

26
Jun
2018
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Drakolimni – Greece – Atlas Obscura

Though Greece is known for its beautiful beaches and Mediterranean climate, these lakes look like they popped out…

17
Jun
2018
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Feed the Dingo: An Ecosystem Game | Science | Interactive | PBS LearningMedia

Players strive to create a balanced desert ecosystem in which each animal has enough food to survive…

14
Mar
2018
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Fjaðrárgljúfur – Iceland – Atlas Obscura

Fjaðrárgljúfur (Fjadrargljufur in English) is a canyon a bit off the path off Iceland’s famous Ring Road….

05
Oct
2017
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Scientists mapping Greenland have produced some surprising – and worrying – results | The Gazette

Greenland, the world’s largest island and home to its second largest ice sheet, is a land of…