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October 17, 2014
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Kleine Schritte statt großer Sprünge

WWF zum Abschluss des Weltnaturschutzgipfels: Willenlos. Kraftlos. Mutlos. Für große Sprünge haben Mut und Wille gefehlt, so lautet zumindest das Fazit der Naturschutzorganisation WWF zum Abschluss der zwölften UN-Konferenz CBD im südkoreanischen  Pyeongchang. Zwei Wochen lang berieten 193 Staaten auf … Continue reading

February 5, 2014
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A world of art at the Watson Institute

As a student in the Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program, senior Youbin Kang uses textiles to bring attention to global issues. Her work hangs in the Watson Institute as part of a new initiative to showcase art by students, faculty, and … Continue reading

January 6, 2014
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El Niño tied to melting of Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier

Pine Island Glacier is one of the biggest routes for ice to flow from Antarctica into the sea. The floating ice shelf at the glacier’s tip has been melting and thinning for the past four decades, causing the glacier to … Continue reading

September 22, 2013
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Invention jet prints nanostructures with self-assembling material

A multi-institutional team of engineers has developed a new approach to the fabrication of nanostructures for the semiconductor and magnetic storage industries. This approach combines top-down advanced ink-jet printing technology with a bottom-up approach that involves self-assembling block copolymers, a … Continue reading

December 1, 2012
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UA Partners with Saudi Arabia to Create Sustainable Farming Systems

Faculty members from the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are teaming up with partners at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia to create the Desert Agriculture Research Institute. Food, clean water and energy – … Continue reading

July 19, 2012
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Asians Reluctant to Seek Help for Domestic Violence

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Asian-American victims of domestic violence rarely seek help from police or health care providers – “an alarming trend” among the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, says a Michigan State University researcher. While cultural barriers … Continue reading

July 6, 2012
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World’s Top Tech Students Go for It All Down Under

Young technologists are looking to take the world by storm this weekend at the Imagine Cup 2012 Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia. SYDNEY – Wrapped in the flags of their countries, the competitors climb onto the podium, beaming with joy … Continue reading

March 13, 2012
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Nerve Gas Litmus Test Could Sense Airborne Chemical Weapons

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Nerve gases are colorless, odorless, tasteless and deadly. While today’s soldiers carry masks and other protective gear, they don’t have reliable ways of knowing when they need them in time. That could change, thanks to a new … Continue reading