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Cities as study proxies for climate change

Credit: Photo courtesy of Eleanor Lahr and Steve Frank. Cities can serve as useful proxies to study and predict the effects of climate change, according to a North Carolina...

Solar thermal energy will help China cut costs of climate action

Credit: IMAGE@SolarReserve China's power systems operators must invest in renewable energy to meet climate commitments. Wind power and PV are the lowest cost renewables, but they only deliver power...

Origami-inspired device helps marine biologists study aliens

Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University (NEW YORK, NY) –Scientists have tried to find the safest and most effective ways to explore marine life in the oceanic water, the...

NSF-supported researchers to present new results on hurricanes and other extreme events

Credit: NASA The availability of water from underground aquifers is vital to the basic needs of more than 1.5 billion people worldwide. In recent decades, however, the over-pumping of groundwater,...

Lake bed reveals details about ancient Earth

Credit: Rice University Sleuthing by a Rice University postdoctoral fellow is part of a new Nature paper that gives credence to theories about Earth's atmosphere 1.4 billion years ago. Rice's...

Researchers solve mystery of how ALL enters the central nervous system

Credit: Alisa Weigandt for Duke Health DURHAM, N.C. – A deadly feature of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is its invasion of the central nervous system. ALL in the central nervous...