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Predicting Cholera Risk in Yemen
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Predicting Cholera Risk in Yemen

Researchers are using satellite and ground data to forecast the risk of cholera in the country, which has consistently experienced cases since 2017.

Published Aug 11, 2020

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Hunting for Ice on Hudson Bay
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Hunting for Ice on Hudson Bay

Polar bears rely on sea ice to hunt seals, their preferred prey.

Published Aug 7, 2020

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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons? Searching for Signals in Earth Data
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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons? Searching for Signals in Earth Data

A race is on to figure out whether COVID-19 will wax and wane with the seasons. Atmospheric and hydrologic models produced by NASA and other institutions may be key to that research.

Published Aug 5, 2020

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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?
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Could COVID-19 Have Seasons?

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

Published Aug 4, 2020

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Jez like Mars
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Jez like Mars

Though located a world away, Lake Salda, Turkey, shares similar mineralogy as Jezero Crater on Mars.

Published Jul 29, 2020

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