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Geophones set up
22 Jan 2018
Geophysical modeling of one of the world’s most important fossil sites reveals the history of the site where early humankind evolved.
Prof. Mani Sarathy
14 Jan 2018
The transition to renewables will take decades, so we must rush to clean up conventional fuel combustion, says Mani Sarathy.
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11 Jan 2018
Professor David Chen and Dr Li Jianfeng found the apparent temperature (AP) increased faster than air temperature (AT) over land in the past few decades, especially in the low latitude areas, and the rise is expected to continue in the future. This finding was recently published in Nature Climate Change.
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08 Jan 2018
A new statistical technique could be used to more accurately locate global wind resources.
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01 Jan 2018
Synchrotron study reveals oxygen’s influence on the chemistry that surrounds us.
algal symbiont
29 Dec 2017
Jumping genes could make an alga, and its coral host, more tolerant to warming sea temperatures.
Hokkaido University
28 Dec 2017
Charcoal remains after a forest fire help decompose fine roots in the soil, potentially accelerating CO2 emissions in boreal forests.
Damselfish
20 Dec 2017
Some species of fish have special adaptive mechanisms that could improve their chances of surviving the greenhouse effect.
Nunes
20 Dec 2017
Tailor-made membranes offer a cleaner method for the industrial-scale separation of chemical mixtures, says Suzana Nunes. But first we need to make their manufacture greener.
20 Dec 2017
Ugandan conservation leader Caroline Asiimwe is engaging the local population in a cooperative approach to preserve wildlife from illegal activities and ensure healthy ecosystems in her country.
20 Dec 2017
As 2017 comes to a close, TWAS has named the winners of some its most prestigious prizes. One is a geoscientist whose works supports awareness of geological hazards in the Andes. Others focus on health, medicinal plants and novel theories of human economic behaviour.
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20 Dec 2017
A group of researchers from University of Malaya, Malaysia and Plymouth Marine Laboratory, United Kingdom are working on a 2-year project entitled “Using Nexus Thinking to Empower Community-based Management of Mangrove Fisheries”, which aims to advance the application of nexus thinking for sustainable management of mangrove fishery resources.
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13 Dec 2017
Entomologist Gets First-ever Footage of the Lost Species in Primeval Jungles of Malaysia.
11 Dec 2017
The InterAcademy Partnership for Science, representing the world’s academies of science releases, a ‘Statement on Climate Change and Education’ endorsed by the majority of its member academies
Soil in all shapes and sizes
04 Dec 2017
A new soil classification, and tools to implement it, helps understanding of the properties of the ground underpinning geo-engineering projects.
21 Nov 2017
The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) today releases a Statement ‘Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction’. Developed by a working group of experts nominated by academies of science from around the globe, the Statement itself has been endorsed by IAP's member academies.
06 Nov 2017
China’s measures to improve air quality are working, but more stringent policies should be put in place to safeguard public health, a new study has shown.
Briny pool bacteria can clean up and power up
06 Nov 2017
Promising electrochemical technologies for cleaning wastewater are boosted by discovery of extremophilic microbes in the Red Sea.
Simple green synthesis is a breath of fresh air
06 Nov 2017
A method for creating nanoparticles without using solvents could lead to environmentally friendly electronics.
31 Oct 2017
The world’s warmest sea is heating up faster than the global average, which could challenge the ability of the Red Sea’s organisms to cope.
31 Oct 2017
A powerful statistical tool could significantly reduce the burden of analysing very large datasets.
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19 Oct 2017
Researchers to Explore Swampy Wetland in the First Search for Lost Species Expedition.
Ocean atmosphere rife with microbes
16 Oct 2017
Microbes are dispersed widely over the oceans with islands acting as stepping-stones to help transport of land-based organisms.
10 Oct 2017
A statistical technique for modeling large datasets improves interpretation of climate and environmental data.
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02 Oct 2017
Researchers at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, investigated the perceptions of Antarctic values among Malaysian working adults, contributing to the overall strategies and policies as well as regional-based future planning especially in education and public awareness.
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29 Sep 2017
Ice analogs mimicking interstellar ice behave like liquids at temperatures between –210°C and –120°C according to Hokkaido University researchers. This liquid-like ice may enhance the formation of organic compounds including prebiotic molecules and the accretion of dust to form planets.
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28 Sep 2017
Researchers from Malaysia, United Kingdom and China teamed up to investigate the effect of human activities such as expansion of cities and oil palm plantations on the diet of the most common fruit bat in Peninsular Malaysia.
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22 Sep 2017
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has embarked on a research project to develop a new type of tracking device, capable of monitoring the migration routes of wild birds.
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15 Sep 2017
A study on 22–18 million-year-old tidal deposits reveals insights on the significance of mangrove organic carbon sequestration in the South China Sea at geological time scales.
13 Sep 2017
A new statistical approach for environmental measurements lets the data determine how to model extreme events.

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