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May 7, 2013
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NASA Opens New Era in Measuring Western U.S. Snowpack

PASADENA, Calif. – A new NASA airborne mission has created the first maps of the entire snowpack of two major mountain watersheds in California and Colorado, producing the most accurate measurements to date of how much water they hold. The … Continue reading

March 9, 2013
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Researchers ‘Nanoweld’ by Applying Light to Aligned Nanorods in Solid Materials

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a way to melt or “weld” specific portions of polymers by embedding aligned nanoparticles within the materials. Their technique, which melts fibers along a chosen direction within a material, may lead to … Continue reading

September 15, 2012
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Surviving Without Ice

Arctic crustaceans use currents, deep-water migration to survive sea ice melts With sea ice in the Arctic melting to record lows in summer months, marine animals living there face dramatic changes to their environment. Yet some crustaceans, previously thought to … Continue reading

December 17, 2010
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Ancient Forest Emerges Mummified From the Arctic

SAN FRANCISCO — The northernmost mummified forest ever found in Canada is revealing how plants struggled to endure a long-ago global cooling. Researchers believe the trees — buried by a landslide and exquisitely preserved 2 to 8 million years ago … Continue reading