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Study finds less corruption in countries where more women are in government
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Study finds less corruption in countries where more women are in government
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Checking China's pollution by satellite
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Scientists can make skillful seasonal forecasts of summer temperature in western China
PHYS.ORG Surface air temperature (SAT) is an important hydrological and climatic variable in western China. In contrast to the monsoon regions in eastern China, most... 5 days
Reduction in sulfur emissions from power plants in China
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New study examines impacts of fracking on water supplies worldwide
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Feds probe USC over handling of sex harassment allegations
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Special issue to highlight climate science for service partnership between China and the UK
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Drought severity in the Yellow River basin over the last 55 years
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'iPal' robot companion for China's lonely children
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Researchers study lanternfly's potential to harm grapevines
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Major work starts to boost the luminosity of the LHC
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