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Satellite measurements reveal gravity dip from ice loss in West Antarctica

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Although not designed to map changes in Earth's gravity over time, ESA's GOCE satellite has shown that the ice lost from West Antarctica over the last few years has left its signature. More than doubling its planned life in orbit, GOCE spent four years measuring Earth's gravity in unprecedented detail. Researchers have found that the decrease in the mass of ice during this period was mirrored in Read More
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Dog waste contaminates our waterways: A new test could reveal how big the problem is

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Americans love their dogs, but they don't always love to pick up after them. And that's a problem. Dog feces left on the ground wash into waterways, sometimes carrying bacteria -- including antibiotic-resistant strains -- that can make people sick. Now scientists have developed a new genetic test to figure out how much dogs are contributing to this health concern. Read More
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Can fossils reveal how to reverse biodiversity loss?

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http://www.enn.com — Many native species have vanished from tropical islands because of human impact, but University of Florida scientists have discovered how fossils can be used to restore lost biodiversity. The key lies in organic materials found in fossil bones, which contain evidence for how ancient ecosystems functioned, according to a new st Read More
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Patience, Persistence Reveal Sharks' True Nature

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Sharks are not simple-minded killers — in fact, many tend to be social, with individual personalities. Read More
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New Particle Detector Could Reveal Universe's Missing Antimatter

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A new particle detector called Belle II could help explain more about New Physics beyond the Standard Model and reveal insights into antimatter. Read More
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Walking fish reveal how our ancestors evolved onto land

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries. Read More
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South Napa Earthquake Woke Up Many, Fitness Trackers Reveal

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Data from people who wear fitness tracker Jawbone UP shows how everyone's sleep was affected through the South Napa Earthquake. Read More
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Hot-spring bacteria reveal ability to use far-red light for photosynthesis

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Bacteria growing in near darkness use a previously unknown process for harvesting energy and producing oxygen from sunlight, scientists have discovered. The discovery lays the foundation for further research aimed at improving plant growth, harvesting energy from the sun, and understanding dense blooms like those now occurring on Lake Erie and other lakes worldwide. Read More
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