Tel Aviv University researchers discover unique non-oxygen breathing animal
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Tel Aviv University researchers discover unique non-oxygen breathing animal

IMAGE: TEM image of H. salminicola mitochondrion-related organelle with few cristae. view more  Credit: American Friends of Tel Aviv University Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have discovered a non-oxygen breathing animal. The unexpected finding changes one of science’s assumptions about the animal world. A study on the finding was published on February 25 in PNAS…

Ohio University makes a u-turn over ‘insects on Mars’ claim as it deletes press release
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Ohio University makes a u-turn over ‘insects on Mars’ claim as it deletes press release

Ohio University quietly DELETES press release claiming insect-like beings are living on Mars in embarrassing U-turnProfessor William Romoser claims to have seen insects in the rocks on MarsHe studied images of the Red Planet sent back to Earth by the Curiosity Rover NASA says there is not enough oxygen on Mars to support complex life Ohio University…

Life on Mars revelation: University in major U-turn over insect discovery on Red Planet
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Life on Mars revelation: University in major U-turn over insect discovery on Red Planet

Last week, Professor Emeritus William Romoser, an entomologist from Ohio University, said images captured by Nasa’s Mars rovers show evidence of “fossilised and living creatures” on the planet’s surface. The paper made the lofty claim “there has been and still is life on Mars” in the now deleted press release. It appears that the Red…

Report: University of Iowa Faculty Told Not to Promote Greta Thunberg Visit on School Social Media
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Report: University of Iowa Faculty Told Not to Promote Greta Thunberg Visit on School Social Media

Greta Thunberg at a rally in Montreal in September 2019.Photo: Minas Panagiotakis (Getty Images)University of Iowa officials have told faculty at the school that they should not promote 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Great Thunberg’s surprise appearance at a Friday climate strike in Iowa City on its social media channels, according to a report in the…

Rice University’s new reactor can transform greenhouse gas into liquid fuel
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Rice University’s new reactor can transform greenhouse gas into liquid fuel

Jeff Fitlow/Rice UniversityThere are plenty of ideas for ways to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in our environment — from lab-grown minerals which suck carbon dioxide out of the air to a Caltech reactor that transforms CO2 into molecular oxygen. Now researchers from Rice University have added their own contribution: a new electrocatalysis reactor…

London University Is Banning Beef To Help Fight Climate Change
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London University Is Banning Beef To Help Fight Climate Change

London University Is Banning Beef To Help Fight Climate Change (cbsnews.com) Posted by BeauHD on Thursday August 15, 2019 @06:00AM from the where’s-the-beef dept. Goldsmiths, a part of the University of London, is fighting climate change by taking beef off the menu. “[The university] will no longer serve beef burgers, beef burritos and the like…