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Moving artificial leaves out of the lab and into the air

Posted: 12 Feb 2019 01:00 PM PST

Researchers have proposed a design solution that could bring artificial leaves out of the lab and into the environment. Their improved leaf, which would use carbon dioxide — a potent greenhouse gas — from the air, would be at least 10 times more efficient than natural leaves at converting carbon dioxide to fuel.


Possibility of recent underground volcanism on Mars

Posted: 12 Feb 2019 10:47 AM PST

New research suggests liquid water is present beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars. Now, a new study argues there needs to be an underground source of heat for liquid water to exist underneath the polar ice cap.


Climate of North American cities will shift hundreds of miles in one generation

Posted: 12 Feb 2019 09:00 AM PST

In one generation, the climate experienced in many North American cities is projected to change to that of locations hundreds of miles away — or to a new climate unlike any found in North America today. A new study and interactive web application aim to help the public understand how climate change will impact the lives of people who live in urban areas of the United States and Canada.


NASA finds possible second impact crater under Greenland ice

Posted: 11 Feb 2019 03:28 PM PST

A NASA glaciologist has discovered a possible second impact crater buried under more than a mile of ice in northwest Greenland.


Discovery of the oldest evidence of mobility on Earth

Posted: 11 Feb 2019 01:40 PM PST

Scientists have uncovered the oldest fossilized traces of motility. Whereas previous remnants were dated to 570 million years ago, this new evidence is 2.1 billion years old. They were discovered in a fossil deposit in Gabon, where the oldest multicellular organisms have already been found.


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