Delivering immune-stimulating nanoparticles to the lungs via red blood cells halts tumor growth in mice.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~10 min
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Warm, moist rivers of air have a lot to do with massive holes in sea ice in Antarctica's Weddell Sea, a new study shows.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~5 min
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200 years ago, people discovered Antarctica – and promptly began profiting by slaughtering some of its animals to near extinction
For 200 years, a small number of countries have exploited the marine wildlife of Antarctica, often with devastating impact on their populations.
Nov. 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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Prehistoric communities off the coast of Britain embraced rising seas – what this means for today's island nations
New research has mapped sea-level rise around the Isles of Scilly over the last 12,000 years.
Nov. 4, 2020 • ~24 min
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The pattern of autumn sea ice growth has been completely disrupted, but are we really headed for a tipping point?
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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Birds found along the Gulf Coast have evolved to ride out hurricanes and tropical storms. But with development degrading the marshes where they live, it's getting harder for them to bounce back.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~9 min
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The Laptev Sea is one of the Arctic's biggest nurseries of new sea ice in winter, but Siberia's record summer heat may have halted production.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
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Charles Darwin's theory about the formation of atolls is elegant, but doesn't reflect key information: sea level. Researchers now correct his work.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~12 min
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A recent report found widespread support among North Sea oil and gas workers for a career in renewable energy.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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