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Fishing 'best argument for seagrass conservation'
Seagrass meadows are diminishing worldwide, which has serious implications for fishing activity

Amazon Gold Rush Continues to Decimate Peru's Rain Forest
Despite government efforts, mining has expanded into protected areas-- Read more on ScientificAmericancom

Giant telescope?s mobile-phone ?dead zones? rile South African residents
Sensitive radio dishes of the Square Kilometre Array will affect phone reception and could harm local economies, say farmers

Tesla shows off new truck and surprise Roadster
Tesla has shown off the long awaited Tesla Semi truck, but surprised many with its new Roadster sports car

We may know why Jupiter?s Great Red Spot is red instead of white
The gases in Jupiter's atmosphere should form white clouds, so why do they look red Two teams have found different recipes for the red in the Great Red Spot

First gene-editing in human body attempt
Gene-editing has been attempted on cells inside a patient, in a world first by doctors in California

Interstellar asteroid is given a name
The first known asteroid to visit our Solar System from interstellar space has been given a name

Air quality atlas for Europe: Mapping the sources of fine particulate matter
The European Commission published today an Air Quality Atlas for Europe This new publication produced by the Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) helps to pave the way for targeted air quality measures by mapping the origins of fine particulate matter in Europe's largest cities

Biological mechanism of a leading cause of childhood blindness revealed in new research
Scientists have revealed the pathology of cells and structures stricken by optic nerve hypoplasia, a leading cause of childhood blindness in developed nations

Computer program finds new uses for old drugs
Researchers have developed a computer program to find new indications for old drugs The computer program, called DrugPredict, matches existing data about FDA-approved drugs to diseases, and predicts potential drug efficacy In a recent study, the researchers successfully translated DrugPredict results into the laboratory, and showed common pain medications -- like aspirin -- can kill patient-derived epithelial ovarian cancer cells

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