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Smothered oceans: Extreme oxygen loss in oceans accompanied past global climate change

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Seafloor sediment cores reveal abrupt, extensive loss of oxygen in the ocean when ice sheets melted roughly 10,000-17,000 years ago, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. The findings provide insight into similar changes observed in the ocean today. In the study, published…

Overweight video game avatars ‘play’ worse than thin ones, study says

New study that shows video tennis players assigned overweight avatars perform less strenuously then those assigned slim stand in.

Myers Jaffe available to discuss future of fossil fuels at World Economic Forum

Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California, Davis, is available at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 21-24, to discuss with media the future of fossil fuel. During her session, “Fossil Fuels at a Crossroads” on Jan. 24,…