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Posted 03 October 2015
An independent report of the Calais migrant camps, the first of its kind, has confirmed the perilous conditions facing the occupants, which fail to meet the standards recommended by global authorities.
Posted 28 September 2015
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered evidence of carbonaceous aerosols - organic dust - transported from Asia and deposited in the Arctic over the last 450 years, according to research published today (28th September) in the journal Nature Scientific Reports.
Posted 07 September 2015
Dr Rick Thomas is part of a team of scientists and engineers who have successfully sampled methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic with the aid of an autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicles) octocopter.
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