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November 20, 2014
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Don’t Underestimate Your Mind’s Eye

UA study finds that objects in our visual environment needn’t be seen in order to impact decision making. Take a look around, and what do you see? Much more than you think you do, thanks to your finely tuned mind’s … Continue reading

August 12, 2014
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Noise pollution impacts fish species differently

Acoustic disturbance has different effects on different species of fish, according to a new study from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol which tested fish anti-predator behaviour. Three-spined sticklebacks responded sooner to a flying seagull predator model when exposed to … Continue reading

January 22, 2014
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Great Lakes evaporation study dispels misconceptions, points to need for expanded monitoring program

ANN ARBOR — The recent Arctic blast that gripped much of the nation will likely contribute to a healthy rise in Great Lakes water levels in 2014, new research shows. But the processes responsible for that welcome outcome are not … Continue reading

January 16, 2014
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‘Life as Research Scientist’: Jo Varner, Biologist

Jo Varner, University of Utah biology doctoral student, is currently conducting research on how small mammals like Pikas are coping with Earth’s warming climate. Her study is concentrated on Pikas in the Columbia River Gorge area in the U.S, which … Continue reading

January 2, 2014
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Neue Klimamodelle zeigen: Gletscher werden dramatisch zurückgehen, Georisiken zunehmen

Das zunehmende Schwinden der Gletscher im 21. Jahrhundert wird weltweit zu massiven Veränderungen führen und das potenzielle Risiko von Naturgefahren, wie Überschwemmungen und Erdrutschen, erhöhen. Zu diesem Ergebnis kam ein Forschungsteam aus Österreich und Schweden in Zusammenarbeit mit Zentralasien im … Continue reading

December 16, 2013
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New book ‘Going Viral’ explores nature, impact of Internet virality

How will we of the early 21th century be remembered? By our technological innovations, social movements and many wars, to be sure. But also by pepper-spraying campus cops, epic fails and Gangnam-style? In the fullness of time, will history remember … Continue reading