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February 1, 2013
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New Research Will Help Shed Light on Role of Amazon Forests in Global Carbon Cycle

Berkeley Lab scientists devise new tools for detecting previously unknown tree mortality. The Earth’s forests perform a well-known service to the planet, absorbing a great deal of the carbon dioxide pollution emitted into the atmosphere from human activities. But when … Continue reading

January 31, 2013
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NASA to Launch Ocean Wind Monitor to Space Station

PASADENA, Calif. – In a clever reuse of hardware originally built to test parts of NASA’s QuikScat satellite, the agency will launch the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean surface wind speed and direction. … Continue reading

June 24, 2012
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Raising Science, Nature Awareness through Essay Writing

UA Professor Alison Hawthorne Deming is a highly regarded poet and essayist who, at most every turn, works to translate matters of science and nature into poetry and prose. Consider your tactile and sensory reality. For some, the sound of … Continue reading

May 9, 2012
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UA Studies Social Dynamics in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Gifting during Mardi Gras in New Orleans fostered social cohesion, researchers found in a study. In the immediate aftermath of a natural disaster, the focus is on physical repair and reestablishment of the market economy. “But the moral economy – … Continue reading

March 3, 2012
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One Year after Triple Disasters, Japan Continues to Struggle

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A year after Japan was struck by triple disasters – earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown – many citizens cannot find regular work and face the possibility of never returning to their homes and seeing their communities … Continue reading

November 7, 2011
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Good Journalism, not 24-7 News Cycle, Will Drive New York Times, Says Top Editor

The new top editor of The New York Times told a Yale audience Friday that her overriding mission is to enforce the paper’s high standards as it continually adapts to the dynamics of digital age news delivery. “What joins us … Continue reading

August 30, 2011
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Irene Highlights Critical Roles of Government, Public

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As Tropical Storm Irene shows, dealing with natural disasters is a two-way street: Both the government and the public play a critical role in curtailing the effects, according to a Michigan State University political scientist. In … Continue reading