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Rebecca has authored 2 articles

Should the age of humans have a geologic name?

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And how will Earth's history remember us?

Rebecca Dzombak

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There's no corner of the globe safe from microplastic pollution

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These tiny plastic pieces have now been detected on top of mountains, in the soil, and even in your honey

Rebecca Dzombak

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Lake Victoria, world's largest tropical lake, may be drying up faster than we thought

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The shrinking of Lake Victoria could have devastating consequences for the 40 million people in the region

By tracking star "pollution," scientists have found exoplanets similar to Earth's structure

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Using oxygen pressure as a measure, scientists examined the structural properties of white dwarfs

Human disturbance is drying out forests

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Thinning out the canopy impacts the water cycle within a forest, causing more moisture to be lost to the atmosphere

Meet Eunice Foote, early climate scientist and women's rights leader

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Her experiments uncovered the greenhouse effect three years before the man who was widely credited with this discovery

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Sometimes they make food ferment, but used in the right way, these bacteria can also be a preservative

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Lactic acid bacteria produce antibiotic-like compounds that kill off potentially harmful contaminants

Lauren Gandy

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Netflix's Our Planet showed walruses in distress. We need to find what humanity's role is

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Understanding walrus-human interactions in the past might shed some light on the "walrus scene"

Darcy Shapiro

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