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November 5, 2017
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Das Geheim­nis des golde­nen Herbstes

Innsbrucker Chemiker um Bernhard Kräutler und Thomas Müller wollen ihr Wissen rund um den Abbau des grünen Pflanzenfarbstoffes Chlorophyll nutzen, um einen neuen Weg zu finden, Krankheiten bei Nutzpflanzen frühzeitig zu erkennen. Das Farbenspiel der Blätter im Herbst ist ein … Continue reading

October 14, 2012
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Bright Outlook for Fall Foliage

North Carolina’s fall foliage should put on a vivid show as it washes over the state this month. With color already beginning to pop in the western mountains, the foliage forecast is bright, says Dr. Robert Bardon, forestry and environmental … Continue reading

June 13, 2012
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Scientists Discover Huge Phytoplankton Bloom in Ice Covered Waters

A team of researchers, including scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), discovered a massive bloom of phytoplankton beneath ice-covered Arctic waters. Until now, sea ice was thought to block sunlight and limit the growth of microscopic marine plants living … Continue reading

June 12, 2012
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Practical Tool Can ‘Take Pulse’ of Blue-Green Algae Status in Lakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scientists have designed a screening tool that provides a fast, easy and relatively inexpensive way to predict levels of a specific toxin in lakes that are prone to blue-green algal blooms. Blue-green algae is not your average … Continue reading

December 10, 2010
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NSF’s Nathaniel B. Palmer Sails with Sweden’s Oden to Study Antarctic Peninsula Ecosystem

*Amundsen Sea Polynya International Research Expedition (ASPIRE) Combines Research and Education* In a unique and complex example of “science diplomacy,” teams of U.S. and Swedish scientists are sailing this month aboard two research vessels to study the ecology of the … Continue reading

August 14, 2010
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Ocean’s Color Affects Hurricane Paths

WASHINGTON — A change in the color of ocean waters could have a drastic effect on the prevalence of hurricanes, new research indicates. In a simulation of such a change in one region of the North Pacific, the study finds … Continue reading