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September 4, 2017
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Wind Turbines Affect Behavior of Desert Tortoise Predators

Wind Farm Design Layout Impacts Species Success How a wind energy facility is designed can influence the behavior of animal predators and their prey, according to a recent study published in The Journal of Wildlife Management by researchers at the … Continue reading

March 4, 2016
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Study: Money affects children’s behavior, even if they don’t understand its value

The act of handling money makes young children work harder and give less, according to new research published by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and University of  Illinois at Chicago. The effect was observed in children who … Continue reading

August 31, 2013
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Spider Venom Reveals New Secret

Venom of the brown recluse spider causes a reaction in the body that is different from what researchers previously thought, a discovery that could lead to development of new treatments for spider bites. University of Arizona researchers led a team … Continue reading

November 16, 2012
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Climate Change Threatens Giant Pandas’ Bamboo Buffet–and Survival

China’s endangered wild pandas may need new dinner reservations–and quickly, based on models that indicate climate change may kill off swaths of bamboo that pandas need to survive In this week’s Nature Climate Change, an international journal, scientists from Michigan … Continue reading

November 7, 2010
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Volcanic Eruptions Affect Rainfall over Asian Monsoon Region

Scientists have long known that large volcanic explosions can affect the weather by spewing particles that block solar energy and cool the air. Some suspect that extended “volcanic winters” from gigantic eruptions helped kill off dinosaurs and Neanderthals. In the … Continue reading