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March 12, 2013
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The Vikings: Yale Historian Looks at the Myths vs. the History

As a lead-up to the forthcoming History Channel series “Vikings,” Tom Ashbrook, host of NPR’s “On Point,” talked with a foremost authority on the subject — Yale’s Anders Winroth — to de-mystify the legendary raiders of the North. Winroth is  … Continue reading

January 4, 2012
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Nitrogen From Humans Pollutes Remote Lakes For More Than A Century

Nitrogen derived from human activities has polluted lakes throughout the Northern Hemisphere for more than a century and the fingerprint of these changes is evident even in remote lakes located thousands of miles from the nearest city, industrial area or … Continue reading

September 23, 2011
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What’s so Unique About the Tropics?

“Less than we thought,” researchers say in a new study providing insights into the distribution of biodiversity across the globe. The temperate forests of Canada or Northern Europe may have much more in common with the tropical rainforests of Southeast … Continue reading

November 26, 2010
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Earth’s Lakes Warming Due to Climate Change

WASHINGTON – In the first comprehensive global survey of temperature trends in major lakes, researchers have determined that Earth’s largest lakes have warmed during the past 25 years in response to climate change.  Philipp Schneider and Simon Hook of NASA’s … Continue reading