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The Macellum of Pozzuoli
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Research by Tiziana Vanorio finds that fiber-reinforced rocks beneath Italy’s dormant Campi Flegrei supervolcano are similar to a wonder-material used by the ancients to construct enduring structures such as the Pantheon, and may lead to improved building materials.

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Chris Field honored for outstanding climate science communication

Chris Field will receive the 2015 Stephen H. Schneider award for the clear and compelling manner in which he has explained climate change science to the public. 

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E-IPER graduate student Gregory Bratman found that volunteers who walked briefly through a lush, green portion of the Stanford campus were more attentive and happier afterward.
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This week's episode of Generation Anthropocene goes on a deep dive into some of the planet's more mysterious water sources.

Our Freshwater Future

What if we could see through the crust of the earth to locate and measure precious groundwater? It’s no longer necessary to do “exploratory surgery” on the earth, says Rosemary Knight, whose team uses satellites to track fresh water.