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2010-10-22 06:20:00

Researchers have discovered that plants, especially some trees under stress, are better at ridding the air of certain chemicals than previously thought, according to a study published in the journal Science.

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2010-08-27 09:09:44

In a bid to unlock long-standing mysteries of the sun, including the impacts on Earth of its 11-year cycle, an international team of scientists has successfully probed a distant star.

2009-09-01 14:28:07

U.S.-led scientists say the solar cycle, Earth's stratosphere and oceans work in sync to produce global weather patterns. The researchers, headed by the U.S.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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