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October 21, 2016
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Meet ‘Adonis,’ Europe’s Oldest Known Living Tree

UA Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research scientists participated in an expedition that revealed its age: nearly 1,100 years. A Bosnian pine living in the highlands of Greece has been shown to be more than 1,075 years, making it the oldest known … Continue reading

July 6, 2016
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Unter derselben Staubglocke

Wie EU-Kohlestaaten den ganzen Kontinent schädigen – Analyse der grenzüberschreitenden Luftverschmutzung und Klimaauswirkungen Kohlekraftwerke kennen keine Grenzen – ihre Emissionen in Form von Feinstaubpartikeln und klimaschädlichen Treibhausgasen verschmutzen länderübergreifend. Ein EU-weiter Kohleausstieg würde daher allen Bürgern des Kontinents zu Gute … Continue reading

November 21, 2014
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New study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at key events in plant evolution

ANN ARBOR — A new paper from scientists in North America, Europe and China reveals important details about key transitions in the evolution of plant life on our planet. From strange and exotic algae, mosses, ferns, trees and flowers growing … Continue reading

November 13, 2014
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Study reveals startling decline in European birds

Bird populations across Europe have experienced sharp declines over the past 30 years, with the majority of losses from the most common species, say researchers from the University of Exeter, the RSPB and the Pan-European Common Bird Monitoring Scheme (PECBMS) … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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Interview with Baban Mohamed: ‘Code-switching’, a research project on Kurdish community in Austria

Baban Mohamed received his Master’s degree in English and American Studies (General/Applied Linguistics) from the University of Salzburg in Austria. He has B.A. degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Sulaimania (the Kurdistan Region of Iraq). Since … Continue reading

July 15, 2014
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NASA Radio Delivered for Europe’s 2016 Mars Orbiter

The first of two NASA Electra radios that will fly aboard the European Space Agency’s next mission to Mars has been delivered for installation onto the ESA ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO). The TGO is being assembled at Thales Alenia … Continue reading