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2011-11-24 11:53:36

A new report shows that Arctic sea ice continues to shrink each summer to nearly record low levels.

2011-09-08 20:55:42

An international team of scientists, led by Dr Stephen Barker of Cardiff University, has produced a prediction of what climate records from Greenland might look like over the last 800,000 years.

2011-07-11 08:30:00

EVANSTON, Ill., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1998, climate scientists have attempted to reconstruct global annual temperature over the last millennium using natural proxies such as tree rings and ice cores. However, a new study finds substantial uncertainty in these reconstructions.

2011-06-08 20:43:16

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting written requests from professional journalists to report on research--including studies of the ice sheet, climate change and atmospheric chemistry--supported in Greenland by NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP).

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2011-05-31 06:00:00

The end of the Norse colonies on Greenland have long been shrouded in mystery, and while archaeologists have been able to fill in some blanks, there is limited written evidence of the colony’s demise in the 14th and early 15th century.

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2011-03-01 09:52:45

Cooling trend could be on the way unless thwarted by greenhouse gasses.

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2011-02-23 08:48:05

Twenty thousand years of massive volcanic eruptions doubled the level of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth’s atmosphere 200 million years ago.

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2011-02-02 21:37:51

A research project completes drilling for the year, reaching two miles below West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

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2011-01-28 13:31:48

Scientists studying the world's most enigmatic lake have only 165 feet left to drill as time is running out.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.