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May 5, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study in the journal Nature Geoscience, fjords absorb approximately 18 million tones of organic carbon each year, equivalent to 11 percent of annual marine carbon burial globally. Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska. Image credit: Maria Michelle. Fjords are found in locations where current or past glaciations extended below current sea level. Scientists had known for years that they were coastal environments with high carbon storage, but because...

Apr 30, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of researchers led by Dr Johannes Karstensen of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in Germany has discovered unexpectedly low...

Apr 29, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study in the journal Chemical Communications, alkaline hydrothermal vents on the seabed are able to produce simple carbon-based molecules,...

Apr 28, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers co-led by Dr Slawek Tulaczyk of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Dr Jill Mikucki of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,...

Apr 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, the feeling of invisibility changes physical stress response in challenging social...

Apr 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Hsin-Hua Huang of California Institute of Technology in Pasadena and the University of Utah has discovered a reservoir of...

Apr 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute,...

Apr 16, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Chins of anatomically modern humans don’t come from mechanical forces such as chewing, but instead result from an evolutionary adaptation involving face...

Apr 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Thawing permafrost in the Artic and sub-Arctic regions will likely produce a gradual and prolonged release of large quantities of greenhouse gases spanning...