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Research finds spike in dust storms in American Southwest driven by...

More dust storms may be contributing to dramatic rise in Valley fever in the Southwest

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People living in the American Southwest have experienced a dramatic increase in windblown dust storms in the last two decades, likely driven by large-scale changes in sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean drying the region’s soil, according to new NOAA-led research.

Cracking the code of a long-distance swimmer

Research sheds light on eel migration from subtropics to European rivers

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Born in the Sargasso Sea, that Atlantic Ocean gyre east of Bermuda, baby European eels will travel 4,000 miles to the freshwater rivers of Europe. Now scientists might have answered a century-old question of how these young eels accomplish such vast oceanic migrations.


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