Physicists determine how auroras are created

The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, that fill the skies in high latitude regions have fascinated people for thousands of years. But how they are created, although theorized, had not been conclusively proven. In a new study, a team of physicists led by the University of Iowa reports definitive evidence …

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Poor air quality can cause more than a sniffle

If you have occasional coughing, sneezing, dry skin, headaches, and shortness of breath, check your air quality forecast. Poor air quality, sometimes caused by air pollution, can make the air you breathe very unhealthy. What would you like to know Sensitive groups can get seriously ill from unhealthy air Air …

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Editorial: The pandemic imagine a world without waste

To understand the vast problem of waste, it helps to start by thinking about disposable dental floss. If you are unfamiliar with this particular oral health instrument, imagine a plastic fork with two teeth connected by a length of dental floss. It is designed for a single cleaning occasion between …

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