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Night time clouds have a big role in melting of Greenland Ice Sheet

Meltwater stream flowing into a large moulin in the ablation zone (area below the equilibrium line) of the Greenland ice sheet. (Image courtesy: Roger J. Braithwaite, The University of Manchester, UK / Source: NASA)
Meltwater stream flowing into a large moulin in the ablation zone (area below the equilibrium line) of the Greenland ice sheet. (Image courtesy: Roger J. Braithwaite, The University of Manchester, UK / Source: NASA)

Main Point:

Clouds, particularly at night, have a huge role in the melting of Greenland ice sheet, whether these clouds have snow or liquid. Continue reading Night time clouds have a big role in melting of Greenland Ice Sheet

Natural clays can help in the fight against bacteria

Nodule of Oregon blue clay, coated with red clay and sulfur crystals encased in white clay.  (Credit: Lynda Williams/NSF)
Nodule of Oregon blue clay, coated with red clay and sulfur crystals encased in white clay. (Credit: Lynda Williams/NSF)

Main Point:

Natural clay (such as Oregon Blue clay) can help in killing a broad range of bacterial pathogens including antibiotic resistant bacteria. Continue reading Natural clays can help in the fight against bacteria