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In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feet

In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feetNews from Los Angeles Times: Recent commitments by the world’s major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of … Continue reading

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New plant genome study may offer clues to improving all major food crops

New plant genome study may offer clues to improving all major food cropsNews from University of Florida: GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers and their colleagues have sequenced the genome of the flowering plant Amborella for the first time, … Continue reading

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NASA’s Opportunity begins major new mission

NASA’s Opportunity begins major new missionNews from The Space Reporter: NASA’s Opportunity rover is revving up for a major new mission. According to the U.S. space agency, the rover, which remains operational nearly tens years after landing on the Red … Continue reading

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Sun fires off fourth major solar flare of the week–more expected

Sun fires off fourth major solar flare of the week–more expectedNews from Los Angeles Times: There she goes again! The same region of the sun that brought you three powerful solar flares in a 24-hour span from Sunday night to … Continue reading

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Satellite reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice (pictures)

Satellite reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice (pictures)News from CNET: Using new data from the European Space Agency’s CryoSat satellite spanning 10 years, an international team of scientists has discovered an alarming rate of loss for the Arctic sea … Continue reading

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