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Ocean swimming changes Skin Microbiome, raising your risk of infections

Skin, the human body's largest organ, is our first line of defense against infection and pathogens. The gut microbiomes that live on the surface...
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Boaty McBoatface makes major climate change discovery on its first mission

The British research submarine, Boaty McBoatface has made an vital climate change discovery in Antarctica on its very first mission. The submarine was famously...
Earth recycles ocean floor into salty diamonds

Earth recycles ocean floor into salty diamonds

The most wonderful quality about diamonds is that they are one of the only types of physical matter on this earth that do not...
20000 years old seawater that remains untouched since last ice age

20000 years old seawater that remains untouched since last ice age

About two thousand decades ago, Earth was extremely different. The water was covered in glaciers hundreds of feet thick, which stretched down over Chicago...
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Ocean contains nearly 200,000 species of viruses

In the oceans, the vast majority of biodiversity is contained within the microbial fraction containing prokaryotes and eukaryotic microbes, which represents ∼60% of its...
New Evidence Suggests Venus may have had an Ocean

New Evidence Suggests Venus may have had an Ocean

Mars was once considered as the planet that has potential to hold human life, likewise Earth. But the latest evidence suggests that the second...

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