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Researchers adapt Nobel Prize-winning method to design new ultra-powerful X-ray systems

Researchers adapt Nobel Prize-winning method to design new ultra-powerful X-ray systems

An electron beam passes through a niobium cavity, a key component of SLAC’s LCLS-II X-ray laser. Credit: Greg Stewart/SLAC National Accelerator Lab If scientists want to push the limits of an X-ray laser, for example, they may need to create new technology. But sometimes you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Instead, scientists are simply …

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Finding genes to help fruit adapt to drought

Finding genes to help fruit adapt to drought

image: Carmen Catalá and Philippe Nicolas examine tomatoes in a BTI greenhouse. see After Credit: Image Credit: Boyce Thompson Institute ITHACA, NY – As climate change is expected to bring more frequent droughts, researchers are increasingly striving to make discoveries that can help plants adapt to prolonged water stress. Researchers from the Boyce Thompson Institute …

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'Before the Flood': The Growing Urgency to Adapt to the Climate Crisis |  Globalnews.ca

‘Before the Flood’: The Growing Urgency to Adapt to the Climate Crisis | Globalnews.ca

The world is rapidly heading towards climate change tipping points. Floods, fires and heat waves are striking with increasing ferocity. There is, in Canada as elsewhere, a growing reality that adaptation is urgent and necessary. Read more: The Red Cross distributed $27 million in Fiona donations, most to Nova Scotia, PEI. Read more The Red …

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World on fire: how to adapt to a hotter planet?

World on fire: how to adapt to a hotter planet?

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain Researchers around the world agree: the Earth is getting warmer and warmer, extreme weather conditions such as heat waves and long droughts increase the risk of wildfires. The Wildfires in the Anthropocene group at the Pufendorf Institute brings together researchers from across Lund University who study wildfires from different perspectives: climate …

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