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Something New in the Ocean's Blue
News   Nov 18, 2019

Microbiologists have discovered a new metabolic process in the ocean, providing valuable information for future calculations of the ocean`s carbon dioxide balance.

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eDNA Helps Track Endangered Gouldian Finch
News   Nov 18, 2019

Hub researchers from Charles Darwin University collaborated with scientists from The University of Western Australia and the Northern Territory’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources to develop a genetic probe that targets and identifies the eDNA of the endangered Gouldian finch (Erythrura gouldiae), a rainbow-coloured grassfinch endemic to the savanna woodlands of northern Australia.

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Intermittent Fasting Beneficial for Some Cardiac Patients
News   Nov 18, 2019

Whilst intermittent fasting may sound like another dieting craze, the practice of routinely not eating and drinking for short periods of time has shown again to lead to potentially better health outcomes.

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Antibody Injection Temporarily Stops Peanut Allergy
News   Nov 15, 2019

A new study has provided early evidence that an antibody is a safe, effective and rapid food allergy treatment.

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Tuna’s Carbon Ratios Hint at Shift in Oceanic Food Web
News   Nov 15, 2019

The ratio of carbon isotopes in three common species of tuna has significantly changed since 2000, suggesting major alterations are taking place in the phytoplankton populations forming the base of the ocean’s food web.

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The Diverse Origins of the Contemporary Finnish Population
News   Nov 15, 2019

A new genetic study carried out at the University of Helsinki and the University of Turku demonstrates that, at the end of the Iron Age, Finland was inhabited by separate and differing populations, all of them influencing the gene pool of modern Finns

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AI Helps Breed Climate-resilient Crops
News   Nov 14, 2019

Researchers are currently working on numerous projects that form an integrated roadmap for the future of AI in plant breeding and bioenergy.

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Unlocking Photosynthesis Could Meet Growing Food Demands
News   Nov 14, 2019

Scientists have solved the structure of a key component of photosynthesis, a discovery that could lead to photosynthesis being "redesigned" to meet urgent food security needs.

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The Last Arctic Ice Refuge is Rapidly Disappearing
News   Nov 13, 2019

According to new research, the oldest and thickest sea ice is disappearing twice as fast as the rest of the ice in the Arctic.

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New Material Removes Roadblock to Highly Efficient Solar Cells
News   Nov 13, 2019

Scientists have developed solar cells with sandwich-like structures using perovskite, improving stability and removing the need for hazardous lead.

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