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From Southwestern deserts to tropical mangrove reefs, everywhere humans live or go we impact the environment, and the environment impacts us. Fifteen...
August 17, 2022
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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania supported by two grants from the U.S. National Science Foundation have studied the aerosols of musicians...
August 17, 2022
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Little is known about what drives rare biodiversity in cities. Rare plant species in urban gardens may be the answer. The plants in turn attract rare...
August 16, 2022
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A wildfire followed by an intense rainstorm is often a recipe for disaster. Without vegetation to cushion rainfall, water runoff can turn into a fast...
August 16, 2022
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From understanding the multifaceted transmission of disease to deciphering how living organisms adapt to harsh conditions, answering big questions in...
August 15, 2022
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For some species conquering new territory, it might be better to live fast and die young. In a new study, biologists at the University of Iowa looked...
August 15, 2022
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An abandoned Caribbean colony unearthed centuries after it had been forgotten and a case of mistaken identity in the archaeological record have...
August 15, 2022
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Chemical engineers at Rice University have improved their design for a light-powered catalyst that rapidly breaks down PFOA, or perfluorooctanoic acid...
August 11, 2022
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The ancient North American city of Cahokia had as its focal point a feature now known as Monks Mound, a giant earthwork surrounded on its north, south...
August 11, 2022
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