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January 8, 2011
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Widespread Ancient Ocean “Dead Zones” Challenged Early Life

*Persistent lack of oxygen in Earth’s oceans affected animal evolution* The oceans became oxygen-rich as they are today about 600 million years ago, during Earth’s Late Ediacaran Period. Before that, most scientists believed until recently, the ancient oceans were relatively … Continue reading

October 13, 2010
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Cloud-Based Computing System Helps Scientists Study the Breathing of the Biosphere

*Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, work with Microsoft Research to analyze vast amounts of data without supercomputers.* BERKELEY, Calif. — Studying the environment would be simple if it weren’t for one thing: Even an isolated ecosystem is unbelievably complicated. … Continue reading