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 Rising Sea Levels May Build, Not Destroy, Coral Reef Islands
Rising Sea Levels May Build, Not Destroy, Coral Reef Islands
News   Nov 14, 2018

Rising global sea levels may actually be beneficial to the long-term future of coral reef islands, such as the Maldives.

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Naturalness Key to Parent Choice
Naturalness Key to Parent Choice
News   Nov 13, 2018

Naturalness is the current benchmark for consumer choice among parents in a world of vast choice, ambiguous product descriptions and self-appointed experts.

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City Pollution is Damaging our Ecosystems
City Pollution is Damaging our Ecosystems
News   Nov 12, 2018

High levels of pollution found in many of the world’s major cities are having negative effects on plants and insects.

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Call for Ban on Widely Used Insecticides
Call for Ban on Widely Used Insecticides
News   Nov 12, 2018

Public health experts have found there is sufficient evidence that prenatal exposure to widely used insecticides known as organophosphates puts children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Material Strikes Gold
Material Strikes Gold
News   Nov 09, 2018

A innovative material can rapidly extract trace amounts of gold from waste water, fresh water, ocean water, and even sewage sludge.

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47% of Sushi Mislabeled
47% of Sushi Mislabeled
News   Nov 09, 2018

A new monitoring project is using DNA barcoding of fish to take “fake sushi” off diners’ plates.

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Levitating Particles Could Raise Nuclear Detective Work
Levitating Particles Could Raise Nuclear Detective Work
News   Nov 09, 2018

Laser-based ‘optical tweezers’ could give nuclear forensics a helping hand in conducting radioactive particle analysis.

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Caution - Beware What's in Your Food!
Caution - Beware What's in Your Food!
News   Nov 09, 2018

Two recent symposia present the latest research on food-associated bacteria and viruses and antimicrobial resistance in the food chain.

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Naturally Caffeine-Free Tea Plant Found
Naturally Caffeine-Free Tea Plant Found
News   Nov 08, 2018

A recently discovered wild tea plant in China contains little or no caffeine and, unlike many industrially decaffeinated products, could potentially provide many of the health benefits of regular brewed teas.

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What, When and How Much?
What, When and How Much?
News   Nov 08, 2018

Data integrated from multiple sources has been used to determine the personal exposure of people to fine particulate air pollutants.

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