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March 29, 2016
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Kiesgeprägte Ströme – unser Gewässertyp des Jahres 2016

Donau, Rhein und Co. allerdings nur zu drei Prozent in gutem Zustand Pünktlich zum Internationalen Weltwassertag am 22. März kürt das Umweltbundesamt (UBA) den Gewässertyp des Jahres 2016: die großen, von Kies geprägten Ströme. Vertreter sind beispielsweise Donau, Rhein und … Continue reading

July 7, 2014
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Ocean on Saturn Moon Could be as Salty as the Dead Sea

Scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini mission have firm evidence the ocean inside Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, might be as salty as Earth’s Dead Sea. The new results come from a study of gravity and topography data collected during Cassini’s … Continue reading

June 11, 2012
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Mapping Volcanic Heat on Io

A new study finds that the pattern of heat coming from volcanoes on Io’s surface disposes of the generally-accepted model of internal heating. The heat pouring out of Io’s hundreds of erupting volcanoes indicates a complex, multi-layer source. These results … Continue reading

May 29, 2012
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Where the Germs Are: Office Kitchens, Break Rooms

A study aided by UA microbiologist Charles Gerba finds that office kitchens and break rooms are frequent hot spots for bacteria. If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs, you don’t want to know about office break … Continue reading

February 17, 2012
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High Population Density is Greatest Risk Factor For Water-Linked Diseases

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Water-associated infectious disease outbreaks are more likely to occur in areas where a region’s population density is growing, according to a new global analysis of economic and environmental conditions that influence the risk for these outbreaks. Ohio … Continue reading

January 31, 2012
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Five U.S. Urban Counties Lead ‘Terror Hot Spots’ List, but Rural Areas Not Exempt: Research

*N.Y., L.A., Miami, San Francisco, D.C. Top List; Maricopa, Ariz. Rising* COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Nearly a third of all terrorist attacks from 1970 to 2008 occurred in just five metropolitan U.S. counties, but events continue to occur in rural … Continue reading