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Most carbon-dense ecosystem in Amazonia mapped for first time

- The highest concentration of carbon in parts of Amazonia is not stored in trees, but below the ground as peat, according to new University of Leeds research.

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Migrating ‘supraglacial’ lakes could trigger future Greenland ice loss

- Predictions of Greenland ice loss and its impact on rising sea levels may have been greatly underestimated, according to scientists at the University of Leeds.

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Scientists observe the Earth grow a new layer under an Icelandic volcano

- New research into an Icelandic eruption has shed light on how the Earth’s crust forms, according to a paper published today in Nature.

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Rejection of American culture rather than US foreign policies shapes Muslim support for attacks on US civilians

- Research finds support for attacks on civilians in the United States among people in some Muslim countries is linked to negative views of American culture rather than perceptions of its foreign policy

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Injured soldier’s own thigh bone used for First World War ‘trench art’

- A brooch crafted from a piece of human thigh bone is among the items selected for an exhibition about the First World War at the University of Leeds.

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Report calls for better work experience opportunities for doctors of the future

- More work experience opportunities and better outreach activities are key in addressing the shortage of students from disadvantaged backgrounds considering a career in medicine, says a report today.

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