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March 14, 2015
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Forschungsschiff Sonne auf Schatzsuche

SONNE Expedition SO239: Europäische Forscher ergründen die möglichen Auswirkungen des Tiefseebergbaus   Die Untersuchung der biologischen und geologischen Konsequenzen des Meeresbodenbergbaus ist das Ziel einer Forschungsreise auf dem neuen deutschen Forschungsschiff Sonne, das heute in See sticht. Von Panama aus … Continue reading

April 22, 2014
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Cotsen researcher finds evidence of ‘unnatural selection’ in popular Panamanian seafood

Caribbean fighting conch used to be harvested with more meat, but evolved to mature at smaller size Like most residents of Panama’s Isla Colón, UCLA archaeologist Thomas Wake has enjoyed more than a few plates of Caribbean fighting conch in … Continue reading

January 18, 2014
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Large Old Trees Grow Fastest, Storing More Carbon

THREE RIVERS, Calif, — Trees do not slow in their growth rate as they get older and larger — instead, their growth keeps accelerating, according to a study published in the journal Nature. “This finding contradicts the usual assumption that … Continue reading

October 8, 2013
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Singing Mice Protect Their Turf With High-Pitched Tunes

AUSTIN, Texas — Two species of tawny brown singing mice that live deep in the mountain cloud forests of Costa Rica and Panama set their boundaries by emitting high-pitched trills, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered. … Continue reading

November 13, 2012
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Leader in Study Abroad

UD ranks third among U.S. public doctoral institutions in study abroad participation The University of Delaware ranks third in study abroad participation among U.S. public doctoral institutions, according to the 2012 Open Doors report released Nov. 13 by the Institute … Continue reading

September 11, 2012
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UA Professor Uses Aerospace Materials to Build Endless Green Pipeline

Carbon fiber fabric and lightweight honeycomb materials, plus a mobile manufacturing platform, make infinite pipeline technology cheaper and greener while boosting local economies. Mo Ehsani, professor emeritus of civil engineering at the University of Arizona, has designed a new, lightweight … Continue reading

July 25, 2012
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Growing Threats to Biodiversity ‘Arks’

Many of the protected areas in tropical nations are struggling to sustain their biodiversity, according to a study by more than 200 scientists from around the world. The study, which will appear Thursday in the journal Nature, found that deforestation … Continue reading

April 18, 2012
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Homeland Security Chief Speaks About Challenges Facing U.S., Global Cooperation

The United States is stronger and more secure than it was prior to 9/11, but threats from overseas remain and must be proactively managed, said Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, who visited campus April 16 for a public talk … Continue reading