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Climate change doubles the number of low-oxygen zones in Danish seas in a year
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Climate change doubles the number of low-oxygen zones in Danish seas in a year

Increased nutrients in the sea lead to excessive growth of plants, which ultimately leads to less oxygen as the plants die and decompose in a process known as eutrophication.

Animated video shows us what the Earth looks like when drained of all water
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Animated video shows us what the Earth looks like when drained of all water

The video reveals land bridges that existed between continents, possibly allowing our ancestors to travel.

Blue whales can reduce rate to two beats per minute as it searches for food
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Blue whales can reduce rate to two beats per minute as it searches for food

The larger the animal, lower the heart rate as it minimizes the heart's work while distributing blood in the body.

Climate breakdown is increasing the economic value of polar seas — beware the business opportunists
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Climate breakdown is increasing the economic value of polar seas — beware the business opportunists

Antarctic Ocean is the fourth-largest ocean and accounts for more than one-third of heat gain in the past 50 years.

World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater
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World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater

Here is a glimpse into the wonders of the underworld that we don't get to see too often enough.

New species captured on camera in deepest trench of Indian Ocean: Report
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New species captured on camera in deepest trench of Indian Ocean: Report

Divers accidentally find a new species of Sea Quirt in the Java Trench while diving to set a record.

Is Cyclone Fani a result of global warming? A climate scientist has the answer
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Is Cyclone Fani a result of global warming? A climate scientist has the answer

Climate change is usually not the genesis of a problem; it exacerbates existing problems.

In coastal Tamil Nadu, one man is helping fishing communities to save their land using mapping technology
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In coastal Tamil Nadu, one man is helping fishing communities to save their land using mapping technology

With help from local community leader Saravanan, fisherfolk are creating their own maps, thereby taking control of a tool that has always belonged to the powerful

Harvard researchers create RoboBee, a bee-inspired robot that can fly through the air and swim through water
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Harvard researchers create RoboBee, a bee-inspired robot that can fly through the air and swim through water

The microbot is so small that the surface of the water might as well be a brick wall. The RoboBee can dive into the water using its sharp wings

Harvard researchers use tiny gold pyramids operated by lasers to deliver drugs inside cells
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Harvard researchers use tiny gold pyramids operated by lasers to deliver drugs inside cells

The research could lead to a procedure where unhealthy cells are removed from the body, injected with drugs or DNA, and re-introduced into the body.

Methane warmed early Mars enough to potentially support life: Harvard Researchers
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Methane warmed early Mars enough to potentially support life: Harvard Researchers

Early Mars was warmed intermittently by a powerful greenhouse effect caused by methane gas, researchers have revealed.

Harvard researchers create world's smallest radio reciever from atomic scale defects in a diamond
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Harvard researchers create world's smallest radio reciever from atomic scale defects in a diamond

Harvard researchers from SEAS have built the world's smallest radio receiver, made out of atomic scale defects in pink diamonds.

Scientists develop tool to step up software security
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Scientists develop tool to step up software security

A new tool developed by a team of Harvard researchers, could step up security and ensure enhanced performance for commonly used web ...