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2011-06-28 12:40:00

The Biosphere 2 facility in Oracle Arizona will become the official property of the University of Arizona on July 1.

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2011-04-01 08:15:28

A team of scientists in the United Kingdom and the United States has warned that the native fauna and unique ecology of the Southern Ocean, the vast body of water that surrounds the Antarctic continent, is under threat from human activity.

2011-03-10 15:11:57

By studying the tolerance of marine invertebrates to a wide range of temperature and pressure, scientists are beginning to understand how shallow-water species could have colonized the ocean depths.

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2011-02-27 07:33:33

Scientists are unraveling the environmental changes that took place around the Arctic during an exceptional episode of ancient global warming.

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2010-12-01 14:08:31

Southampton researchers have estimated that sea-level rose by an average of about 1 meter per century at the end of the last Ice Age, interrupted by rapid ‘jumps’ during which it rose by up to 2 and a half meters per century.

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2010-11-16 09:44:21

The Earth is constantly manufacturing new crust, spewing molten magma up along undersea ridges at the boundaries of tectonic plates.

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2010-10-27 14:03:49

Researchers at the University of Bristol reveal today in the journal Nature that they have developed a seismological ‘speed gun’ for the inside of the Earth.

2010-10-01 09:30:00

COLUMBIA, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) are pleased to announce the popular Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) web site is turning 10.

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2010-07-28 08:55:10

Scientists have shown that a variant form of a fluorescent protein (FP) originally isolated from a reef coral has excellent properties as a marker protein for super-resolution microscopy in live cells.

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2010-07-12 12:35:00

Earth could be as much as 70 million years younger than scientists originally believed, according to a new study which claims that it could have taken the planet 100 million years to reach its current size instead of the widely believed 30 million years.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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