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A team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China has devised a new...
Millions of tons of plastic bottles, bags and other trash littering the oceans and clogging landfills could be turned into reusable fuel, thanks to...
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Visitors to Katherine Mackey’s office on the third floor of Croul Hall may think they’ve wandered into a secluded wing of a botanical conservatory. A...
The Amazon forests of Central and South America are at increased risk of fires in 2016 due to the ongoing El Niño, according to NASA scientists.
Santa Claus is greater than Superman. Not that Santa would ever use his powers to defeat Superman. Santa is too jolly and too busy bringing joy to...
LE BOURGET, France — Perhaps the most surprising story out of the Paris climate talks so far is the shift that seems to be occurring in favor of at...
Irvine, Calif., Dec. 8, 2015 – At the beginning of week two of the Paris climate talks, an international group of scientists is calling on the world’...
Although nearly a century has passed since an astronomer first used the term “dark matter” in the 1930s, the elusive substance still defies...
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Earth System Science Professor Kate Mackey was elected a 2015 Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). As a fellow, Mackey was invited...
Predicting intensity, impact of this winter’s El Nino complicated by unprecedented confluence of weather anomalies