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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?

Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?

Scientists are probing environmental data from reanalysis models in the hopes of finding answers.

Published Aug 5, 2020

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Early Detection of Algae Yields Savings

Early Detection of Algae Yields Savings

Satellites can spot some blooms earlier, resulting in significant savings on health care, lost work hours, and other economic costs.

Published Aug 4, 2020

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Cultivating Ideas for Mars

Cultivating Ideas for Mars

Plants that can survive in harsh environments like Canada’s Devon Island may be good candidates for eventually terraforming the Red Planet.

Published Aug 3, 2020

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Cooper Creek, Australia

Cooper Creek, Australia

The combination of stable, ancient dunes and water channels displaying both braided and cross-connecting patterns make this region a planetary analogue for Mars.

Published Aug 2, 2020

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Intense Flooding in Bangladesh

Intense Flooding in Bangladesh

Monsoon-related flooding, which has been ongoing since June 2020, has inundated a quarter of the country.

Published Aug 1, 2020

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