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NASA images show equivalent of 689,290 dust-filled semis moving from Sahara to Amazon

A new report and video show how dust from an ancient lakebed in Africa is critical to plant growth on another continent.

By 27 February 2015

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League of Legends Ocean Week to sink artificial reef

An Ocean-themed week of League of Legends gaming in Australia and New Zealand culminates in a champion-shaped artificial reef sunk to the bottom of the sea.

By 21 January 2015

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By 4 September 2014

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A giant atlas of every living thing in the Southern Ocean

A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.

By 29 August 2014

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8 possible explanations for those bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres

It's a real-life mystery cliffhanger. We've come up with a list of possible reasons a large crater on the biggest object in the asteroid belt looks lit up like a Christmas tree.

By 5 March 2015

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Watch out, Oculus: HTC Vive's VR experience is astonishing (hands-on)

I wandered around an entire room and painted with light; my first taste with HTC and Valve's upcoming virtual reality hardware was incredible. Here's what it felt like.

By 5 March 2015

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$8M robo-submarine implodes deep under the ocean

The Nereus unmanned deep-sea vehicle is lost at sea after attempting a dramatic dive into an ocean trench.

By 13 May 2014

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Microsoft co-founder says he's found sunken WWII battleship

Technically Incorrect: Paul Allen says he's used high-tech methods to locate the Musashi, which was considered an "engineering marvel" and was sunk by US warplanes in 1944.

By 5 March 2015

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Hot sub time machine: A photo tour of the HMAS Ovens submarine

The Oberon-class HMAS Ovens submarine served Australia for 26 years and is now a museum ship in Fremantle, Western Australia. Here's a full tour.

By 20 February 2015

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The world's new strongest natural material: Limpet teeth

Step aside, spider silk: the strongest material in the world can be found inside the mouths of rock-dwelling marine gastropods.

By 19 February 2015