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Every Chinese child knows the story of “Kong Rong giving up pears”. In this story, the four-year-old Kong Rong gave up the larger pears to his older and younger brothers. This narrative is used in elementary education to teach the children to be aware of the value of sharing. As scientists, we know the art of sharing even better, and we’re sharing something more important than pears: we share... Read more
With global warming, ocean circulation in the Atlantic Ocean is generally thought to weaken. New research shows that less sea ice off the coast of Greenland may work against this.
Sea surface temperature in the distant tropical Pacific can influence November weather in Europe.
Adele Mennerat’s ultimate scientific goal is to expand knowledge on how selection acts on parasites and how they evolve. 
A long debate of the role of the sea ice and the winter temperatures in Eurasia has got a new contribution. Probably no connection, a new study says.
Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Professor Emeritus at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal has been honoured by having a new species named after him.
On Saturday, March 17, Stein-Erik Lauritzen and Nele Meckler will be leaving for fieldwork in Borneo, Malaysia
Hilary Birks, Professor Emerita in EECRG, has just been elected a Corresponding (=Foreign) Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Access to clean and affordable energy is essential to eradicate poverty, end hunger and combat climate change, but do we need to change the way we think about energy?

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