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How nitrogen-fixing bacteria sense iron

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have discovered how nitrogen-fixing bacteria sense iron—an essential but deadly micronutrient.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Beachgoers Warned As Hurricane Humberto Forms Off Florida Coast

It's unlikely to hit land, though it could strike Bermuda later this week

Mon 16 Sep 19 from TIME

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Gutsy effort to produce comprehensive study of intestinal gases

UNSW Sydney chemical engineers have traced the journey of gases through the gut while further developing a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule.

Mon 16 Sep 19 from Medical Xpress

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NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP tracks fire and smoke from two continents

Wherever fires are burning around the world NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite's Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) can track the smoke and aerosols. On Sept. 13, 2019, data from OMPS revealed ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Hulu's 'Castle Rock' season 2 teaser shows the origins of 'Misery'

Hulu is at last ready to offer a glimpse at Castle Rock's second season, and it's evident this won't be the feel-good hit of the year. A newly posted teaser for the ...

Sat 14 Sep 19 from Engadget

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Low sea ice cover in the Arctic

The sea ice extent in the Arctic is nearing its annual minimum at the end of the melt season in September. Only circa 3.9 million square kilometres of the Arctic Ocean are covered by sea ice ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Climate change in the Southern Hemisphere

On its mission "SouthTRAC," the German research aircraft HALO will investigate the southern atmosphere and its effects on climate change in September and November 2019. Researchers from Goethe ...

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Like Diversity? Thank Mountains

In 1799, Alexander von Humboldt set sail on a 5-year, 8000-km voyage through Latin America. His journey through the Andes Mountains, captured by his famous vegetation zonation figure featuring ...

Fri 13 Sep 19 from Science 2.0

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Fire on the mountain

Thu 12 Sep 19 from Science Now

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The day the dinosaurs' world fell apart

Scientists reconstruct the seconds, minutes and hours following the dino-killing asteroid impact.

Tue 10 Sep 19 from BBC News

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