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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

From advances in artificial intelligence to new evolutionary species knowledge, check out the most interesting science news for the past week from Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html Advertisements

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Rapid melting of the world’s largest ice shelf linked to solar heat in the ocean…

Summary: An international team of scientists has found part of the world’s largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the overall ice shelf average, due to solar heating of the surrounding ocean surface… Read this article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/04/190429111835.htm

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Melting glaciers causing sea levels to rise at ever greater rates…

Summary: Melting ice sheets in Greenland and the Antarctic as well as ice melt from glaciers all over the world are causing sea levels to rise. Glaciers alone lost more than 9,000 billion tons of ice since 1961, raising water levels by 27 millimeters, an international research team has now found… Read about it here […]

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Mystery of Green Icebergs May Soon Be Solved…

Researchers have proposed a new idea that may explain why some Antarctic icebergs are tinged emerald green rather than the normal blue, potentially solving a decades-long scientific mystery… Read the article here at enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56954-mystery-of-green-icebergs-may-soon-be-solved

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

This recap takes us up into space, deep down into the ocean, and way back in history… Read it here at Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html

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What Are the Different Types of Ice Formations Found on Earth?…

Ice is found all over the world in a wide variety of forms. More than simply frozen water, the various forms of ice tell the story of their environment as they change with the seasons and show trends of the changing climate on Earth… Read the full article at Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/64444-ice-formations.html

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

Catch some of the most interesting science articles for last week here: https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html

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This Coffin-Shaped Iceberg Is Drifting Toward Death…

This unusually shaped iceberg (ever so often there seem to be some really strange one, I think there has been a rectangular one too) is drifting towards warmer waters, so in essence its drifting to its own death, and to top it all off it looks like a coffin… Read all about it here: https://www.livescience.com/63987-coffin-iceberg-antarctica-nasa.html

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Oceans are changing…

Summary from Science Daily:  New research finds that when westerly winds in the Antarctic Ocean strengthen during the austral summer (October to February), surface waters in the region acidify faster than can be accounted for by increases in carbon dioxide from the atmosphere alone… Read the rest of the article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181009175643.htm

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

Space, health, dinosaurs, and mathematics are just a few of the topics covered in this week’s interesting science news articles from LiveScience.com… Read the articles here: https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

From the Antarctic to outer space to Pacific Ocean depths and much more, have a look at some of the past weeks most interesting science news articles here at LiveScience.com:  https://www.livescience.com/50718-weekend-reading.html

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Just 13% of the Ocean Is Untouched by Humans…

Oceans cover approximately 70 percent of the earth’s surface, and it seems almost none of that marine expanse is off-limits to adventurous and resource-needy humans… The article is here at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/63171-disappearing-ocean-wilderness.html

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Global warming may be twice what climate models predict…

Summary:  Future global warming may eventually be twice as warm as projected by climate models under business-as-usual scenarios and even if the world meets the 2°C target sea levels may rise six meters or more, according to an international team of researchers from 17 countries… Read the rest of this article at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180705110027.htm

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Buried Volcanic Vent Heats Up Antarctica’s Fastest-Melting Glacier…

What lurks beneath western Antarctica’s frozen surface? Volcanic heat, according to a new study. And that extra warmth might be speeding up the disappearance of the Pine Island Glacier, the continent’s fastest-melting glacier… Read the full article here: https://www.livescience.com/62924-volcanic-heat-under-antarctica-glacier.html

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The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week…

Climate change on the moon, Antarctica, gaming, geoglyphs, read about some of the past weeks most interesting science stories on LiveScience.com: The Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week

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Antarctica Is Melting Away: More Than 3 Trillion Tons of Ice Vanished Since 1992…

Antarctica has lost 3 trillion tons of ice in the past 25 years, and that ice loss has accelerated rapidly over the last five years… Read the article here at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/62811-antarctica-3-trillion-tons-ice-lost.html Here are some other interesting articles about Antarctica from LiveScience: https://www.livescience.com/62759-largest-antarctic-iceberg-b15-is-melting.html In Photos: Antarctica’s Larsen C Ice Shelf Through Time https://www.livescience.com/6151-antarctica-falling.html    

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German Scientists Harvest Their 1st Antarctic Salad, and It Looks Amazing…

Antarctica is not the most likely place to find fresh ingredients for a salad. But German scientists have just collected — and eaten — their first batch of lettuce, cucumbers and radishes from a new greenhouse on the frozen continent… Read about it at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/62241-antarctica-veggie-harvest.html

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Good News on Warming: Ozone Hole Is Smallest Since 1988…

Intro: Higher temperatures over Antarctica this year shrank the hole in the ozone layer to the smallest it’s been since 1988… Read about it here at livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/60858-smallest-ozone-hole-over-antarctica.html

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