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Scientists can now turn CO2 in the air into solid coal

by Stephen Johnson, Big Think

The cost-effective method could revolutionize how we remove carbon from the atmosphere, particularly in regard to climate change.

Scientists have created a method to convert carbon dioxide back into solid coal, a breakthrough that could change the ways carbon is removed from the atmosphere and permanently stored.

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Scientists bring new insight into how animals see

by University of Manchester, Phys.org

Scientists from The University of Manchester have found a way to trick the eye into thinking the world is brighter than it actually is.

Using a chemical compound, the team activated a small group of retinal neurons in dim light, which unexpectedly made almost the whole retina more active.

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Scientists Just Melted a Hole Through 3,500 Feet of Ice to Reach a Mysterious Antarctic Lake

by Maddie Stone, Gizmodo – Earther

While you were baking cookies and binging Netflix shows over Christmas, a team of about 50 scientists, drillers, and support staff was attempting to punch through nearly 4,000 feet of ice to access an Antarctic subglacial lake for just the second time in human history. And folks, they did it.

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