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Climate Change to Soon Threaten Agriculture: Study

Climate Change to Soon Threaten Agriculture: Study

A new study has come up with implications for how farming will begin to suffer 15 years from now because of climate change. The study - based on climate models and research on crop productivity - showed farmers will struggle to maintain corn, wheat and rice yields in 2030 because of adverse effects of climate change.

Mercury Shrinking at Faster Rate than Thought

Mercury Shrinking at Faster Rate than Thought

A new research has revealed that the solar system's innermost and smallest planet Mercury is shrinking at a rate much higher than what was previously expected. Scientists studied maps of Mercury's cliffs and ditches, showing depletion of Mercury because of cooling over four billion years at a much faster rate than what scientists have been expecting for long.

LA subway dig reveals new information about California’s prehistoric past

LA subway dig reveals new information about California’s prehistoric past

Excavation work for a subway extension in Los Angeles led to revelation of new information about California's prehistoric past.

During the digging work on an extension project for Los Angeles Metro's Purple Line, close to the vicinity of the LA Country Museum of Art and the La Brea Tar Pits, workers uncovered fossils from the last great ice age.

Channel 4, National Geographic provide live view of Earth from space

Channel 4, National Geographic provide live view of Earth from space

Channel Four recently enthralled millions of viewers when it delivered a lap of the planet via the International Space Station (ISS).

Viewers got a rare chance to see the Earth from an altitude of 250 miles. It also provided live insight from ISS commander Koichi Wakata and U. S. astronaut Rick Mastracchio.

Two-Hour Live Show to be aired on Friday at 8 pm on National Geographic Channel

Two-Hour Live Show to be aired on Friday at 8 pm on National Geographic Channel

'Live from Space', a spectacular two-hour television show consisting of two documentaries, will air from Mission Control in Houston on National Geographic Channel on Friday at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m.

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