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May 7, 2014
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Prehistoric caribou hunting structure discovered beneath Lake Huron

ANN ARBOR — Underwater archaeologists have discovered evidence of prehistoric caribou hunts that provide unprecedented insight into the social and seasonal organization of early peoples in the Great Lakes region. An article detailing the discovery of a 9,000-year-old caribou hunting … Continue reading

January 22, 2014
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Bat’s sea crossing is first from UK to mainland Europe

A tiny bat found in the Netherlands is believed to provide the first direct evidence that British bats migrate over the sea between the UK and mainland Europe.  The bat, a Nathusius’ pipistrelle, flew from Blagdon near Bristol across the … Continue reading

May 5, 2013
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‘Tis the Season — for Plasma Changes at Saturn

Researchers working with data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have discovered one way the bubble of charged particles around Saturn — known as the magnetosphere — changes with the planet’s seasons. The finding provides an important clue for solving a riddle … Continue reading

February 18, 2013
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CryoSat-2 Mission Reveals Major Arctic Sea-Ice Loss

Arctic sea ice volume has declined by 36 per cent in the autumn and 9 per cent in the winter between 2003 and 2012, a UK-led team of scientists has discovered. Researchers from the Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling … Continue reading

January 20, 2013
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A Family’s Lost Story Found, and the Sephardic Studies Initiative

For Devin Naar, the Sephardic Studies Initiative is not just a valuable historical archive; it has also been a personal journey revealing an untold family story from the years of the Third Reich. Naar’s part of the story began about … Continue reading

October 14, 2012
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Scientists Uncover Diversion of Gulf Stream Path in Late 2011

Warmer waters flowed to shelfbreak south of New England At a meeting with New England commercial fishermen last December, physical oceanographers Glen Gawarkiewicz and Al Plueddemann from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) were alerted by three fishermen about unusually … Continue reading

September 24, 2012
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Student’s Summer Internship Taught Her the Value of Elm Trees

Michelle Bayefsky hopes that London’s future will be filled with elm trees. The Yale junior spent part of her summer in that city helping to ensure that will be the case. An International Bulldogs Internship allowed Bayefsky the opportunity to … Continue reading

November 17, 2011
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Researchers Reap a Sweet and Sustainable Harvest

*Known as the sugarcane of the desert, sweet sorghum could be a sustainable and ecological future biofuel crop for Arizona.* Researchers in the University of Arizona’s department of agricultural and biosystems engineering recently reaped the reward of six years of … Continue reading