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2011-04-18 14:30:30

The coastline in Arctic regions reacts to climate change with increased erosion and retreats by half a meter per year on average.

2010-09-11 02:06:03

X-rays are the medium of choice for many scientific studies.

2010-07-29 17:01:42

Autonomous underwater vehicle of the Alfred Wegener Institute dives under the Arctic ice for the first time.

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2010-06-24 14:01:31

Researchers from German Alfred Wegener Institute and KlimaCampus present forecasts on September minimum.

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2010-03-09 09:35:00

The extremely strong earthquake in Chile on February 27 this year was a complicated rupture process, as scientists from the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences found out.

2010-01-11 08:45:00

AMSTERDAM, January 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elsevier announced today that Scopus Custom Data, the underlying source of Scopus.com, the world's largest abstract and citation (A&C) database, was selected by Forschungszentrum Julich, one of the leading research centers in Europe, to calculate global reference values at subject and country levels. Forschungszentrum Julich is a member of Helmholtz Association, Germany's largest scientific organization in terms of staff and budget....

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2009-09-04 11:34:33

The long-term effects of pesticides on living organisms in rivers and on water quality can now be assessed more easily.

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2009-07-21 15:00:00

La Plata/Leipzig. Increasing numbers of children around the world are suffering from respiratory problems – coughing, wheezing and asthma attacks. Although the key external causes of these diseases were identified a long time ago

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2009-07-02 15:25:00

Intelligent countryside management could improve the survival chances of animal and plant species threatened by climate change.

2009-06-15 10:39:53

Scientists from the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany and the Medical School Hannover, Germany have succeeded in treating immune cells in a way that enables them to inhibit unwanted immune reactions such as organ rejection.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.