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March 27, 2016
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Cool Roofs in China Offer Enhanced Benefits During Heat Waves

New Berkeley Lab study uses regional climate model to compare heat waves to normal summer conditions. It is well established that white roofs can help mitigate the urban heat island effect, reflecting the sun’s energy back into space and reducing … Continue reading

June 30, 2013
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Breaking Dengue Fever

Like malaria, dengue fever is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Unlike malaria, there is no vaccine for it. As many as 100 million people contract dengue each year, but MSU researcher Zhiyong Xi is working to change that. Among … Continue reading

May 29, 2011
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Species Extinction Rates Have Been Overestimated, New Study Claims

*However, researchers say, global extinction crisis remains very serious* The most widely used methods for calculating species extinction rates are “fundamentally flawed” and overestimate extinction rates by as much as 160 percent, life scientists report May 19 in the journal … Continue reading

February 12, 2011
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Performance Recalls Faculty Member’s Years As One of China’s ‘Sent-down’ Youth

In 1968, when Su Wei left his family behind and voluntarily joined the millions of urban youth who were being sent by Chinese leader Mao Zedong into the countryside to work the land as part of a “re-education” movement, his … Continue reading

March 29, 2010
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Internet addiction and ‚self-harming‘

A recent study published on Injury Prevention, a journal for health professionals and others in injury prevention, shows a distinct association between internet addiction and self injurious behavior among the adolescents.