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December 23, 2016
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New Technology Helps Pinpoint Sources of Water Contamination

Berkeley Lab develops better method of environmental monitoring using the PhyloChip, finds surprising results in Russian River watershed When the local water management agency closes your favorite beach due to unhealthy water quality, how reliable are the tests they base … 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 14, 2014
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Racism May Accelerate Aging in African American Men

UMD-led study is first to link racism-related factors and cellular age COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A new University of Maryland-led study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American … Continue reading

December 5, 2013
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Imperiled Mussels May be Further Harmed by Climate Change

Rising water temperatures as a result of climate change may harm already endangered or threatened native freshwater mussels in North America, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. During laboratory tests, USGS scientists and partners found that the heart … Continue reading

March 9, 2013
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Early Warning System Provides Four-Month Forecast of Malaria Epidemics in Northwest India

ANN ARBOR — Sea surface temperatures in the tropical South Atlantic Ocean can be used to accurately forecast, by up to four months, malaria epidemics thousands of miles away in northwestern India, a University of Michigan theoretical ecologist and her … Continue reading

November 19, 2012
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Climate Dialogue

Renowned geoscientist Richard Alley shares climate history, predictions About the video: Ice sheet expert Richard Alley told a UD audience about the past and future of Earth’s changing climate when he spoke as part of the DENIN Dialogue Lecture Series. … Continue reading

November 16, 2012
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Berkeley Lab Applies U.S. Tools and Technologies to Spur Low-Carbon Cities in China

When eight cities and five provinces in China were asked by the central government to develop a plan to become “low carbon,” many had no idea what to do. Some planted trees. Others decided to build up a solar panel … Continue reading

September 1, 2012
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Computer Viruses Could Take a Lesson from Showy Peacocks

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Computer viruses are constantly replicating throughout computer networks and wreaking havoc. But what if they had to find mates in order to reproduce? In the current issue of Evolution, Michigan State University researchers created the digital … Continue reading