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2014-01-14 08:28:41

HAMBURG, N.Y., Jan.

The Oceans Nitrogen Puzzle
2013-11-05 07:55:09

A team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, the University of Basel, and Radboud University Nijmegen has now revealed the details of an important microbial process regulating the global nitrogen budget in the oceans.

2013-10-11 12:50:38

Thirty-eight U.S. national parks are experiencing “accidental fertilization” at or above a critical threshold for ecological damage.

Honey Bees' Ability To Locate Food Masked By Diesel Fumes
2013-10-03 12:53:25

Scientists are currently in search of an explanation for the decline of honeybee populations around the world and a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports has found that diesel exhaust may be playing a role.

Barro Colorado Island, Panama
2013-09-16 04:29:49

Tropical forests that are timber harvested or cleared for agriculture can help reduce their own recovery time by capturing natural nitrogen fertilizer and carbon dioxide more quickly when making a comeback.

Wobble Of The Earth Rings The Ocean Dinner Bell For Tiny Ocean Creatures
2013-09-14 04:18:52

The nutrient known as “fixed” nitrogen, which is essential to the health of the ocean, is controlled by the cyclic wobble of the Earth on its axis.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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