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Decline in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Key to Ancient Climate Transition

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A decline in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels led to a fundamental shift in the behaviour of the Earth’s climate system around one million years ago, according to new research led by the University of Southampton.
27-Nov-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Versatile Marine Bacteria Could Be an Influence on Global Warming, Scientists Discover

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Scientists have discovered that a ‘rare’ type of marine bacteria is much more widespread than previously thought – and possesses a remarkable metabolism that could contribute to greenhouse gas production.
1-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Penetrate Mystery of Raging Black Hole Beams

They are nature’s very own Death Star beams – ultra-powerful jets of energy that shoot out from the vicinity of black holes like deadly rays from the Star Wars super-weapon. Now a team of scientists led by the University of Southampton has moved...
30-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Peatland Plants Adapting Well to Climate Change, Suggests Study

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They account for just three per cent of the Earth’s surface but play a major role in offsetting carbon dioxide emissions – and now a team of scientists led by the universities of Southampton and Utrecht has discovered that the plants that make...
26-Oct-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Eating Better Throughout Adult Years Improves Physical Fitness in Old Age, Suggests Study

People who have a healthier diet throughout their adult lives are more likely to be stronger and fitter in older age than those who don’t, according to a new study led by the University of Southampton.
18-Oct-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Call for More Research on How Human Activities Affect the Seabed

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A group of UK scientists, co-ordinated by the University of Southampton, has published extensive research into how industry and environmental change are affecting our seafloors, but say more work is needed to help safeguard these complex ecosystems...
25-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Open Communication and Emotional Closeness Linked to Fewer Low Sexual Interest Problems

British women living with a partner are more than twice as likely to lack interest in sex compared to men living with a partner, according to a new study published in the BMJ Open.
12-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Revolutionary Process Could Signal New Era for Gene Synthesis

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A team of scientists led by the University of Southampton has demonstrated a groundbreaking new method of gene synthesis – a vital research tool with real-world applications in everything from growing transplantable organs to developing treatments...
11-Sep-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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