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    29-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706909

China’s Regulations Unsuccessful in Curbing Methane Emissions

Johns Hopkins University

China, already the world’s leading emitter of human-caused greenhouse gases, continues to pump increasing amounts of climate-changing methane into the atmosphere despite tough new regulations on gas releases from its coal mines, a new Johns Hopkins study shows.

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24-Jan-2019 6:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705615

Fossils suggest flowers originated 50 million years earlier than thought

eLife

Scientists have described a fossil plant species that suggests flowers bloomed in the Early Jurassic, more than 174 million years ago, according to new research in the open-access journal eLife.

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18-Dec-2018 12:10 PM EST
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Article ID: 705569

Satellite data expose looting

University of Bern

Globally archaeological heritage is under threat by looting. The destruction of archaeological sites obliterates the basis for our understanding of ancient cultures and we lose our shared human past. Research at University of Bern shows that satellite data provide a mean to monitor the destruction of archaeological sites. It is now possible to understand activities by looters in remote regions and take measures to protect the sites.

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17-Dec-2018 1:45 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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    6-Dec-2018 10:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704946

Report Finds Evidence of Forced Marriage of Myanmar Women to Chinese Men

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Thousands of women and girls are being trafficked from Myanmar to China and forced to marry and bear children, according to new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT).

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5-Dec-2018 10:10 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    21-Nov-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704034

Brain-Computer Interface Enables People with Paralysis to Control Tablet Devices

PLOS

Three clinical trial participants with paralysis chatted with family and friends, shopped online and used other tablet computer applications, all by just thinking about pointing and clicking a mouse.

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14-Nov-2018 3:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 700285

Earthquake in China Linked to Reservoir Water

Saint Louis University Medical Center

SLU scientists report that reservoir water played a role in causing earthquakes in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region of China.

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10-Sep-2018 4:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699684

Melting Arctic Ice Revamping World’s Shipping Routes—Prompting China’s “Polar Silk Road” and New Investigation

Case Western Reserve University

Rising temperatures are melting the Arctic ice, opening new shipping routes and prompting world powers to jostle for access and control.

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29-Aug-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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