Study suggests mysterious bio-duck sounds in southern ocean come from minke whales

(Phys.org) —A diverse group of researchers from several countries conducting research in the oceans around Antarctica and near Australia, has concluded that the mystery noises heard in the area ...

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Video evidence of 26 atom-bomb-scale asteroid impacts since 2000

At a press conference on Tuesday at the Museum of Flight, three prominent astronauts supporting the B612 Foundation presented a visualization of new data showing the surprising frequency at ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent repair job

Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Field study shows how sailfish use their bill to catch fish

(Phys.org) —A large team of European researchers has finally revealed the purpose of the long, thin, needle-like bill sported by the famous sailfish. It's used, they report in their paper published ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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CO2 makes growing seasons longer

Elevated greenhouse gas levels, not just rising temperatures, are extending annual plants' life cycles.

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Lead Didn't Bring Down Ancient Rome—But It's Still a Modern Menace

Lead levels were high in ancient Rome's tap water—but not high enough to cause the collapse of its civilization

3 hours ago from TIME

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How to avoid water wars between 'fracking' industry and residents

The shale gas boom has transformed the energy landscape in the U.S., but in some drier locations, it could cause conflict among the energy industry, residents and agricultural interests over ...

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Increased infrastructure required for effective oil spill response in US Arctic

A changing climate is increasing the accessibility of U.S. Arctic waters to commercial activities such as shipping, oil and gas development, and tourism, raising concern about the risk of oil ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Odds of storm waters overflowing Manhattan seawall up 20-fold, study shows

Maximum water levels in New York harbor during major storms have risen by nearly two and a half feet since the mid-1800s, making the chances of water overtopping the Manhattan seawall now at ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Scientists watch enormous Antarctic iceberg drift

Scientists are watching an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam as it slowly moves away from an Antarctic glacier.

15 minutes ago from Phys.org

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