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December 5, 2015
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Rice basket study rethinks roots of human culture

A new study from the University of Exeter has found that teaching is not essential for people to learn to make effective tools. The results counter established views about how human tools and technologies come to improve from generation to … Continue reading

September 7, 2014
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Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides

The disastrous March 22 landslide that killed 43 people in the rural Washington state community of Oso involved the “remobilization” of a 2006 landslide on the same hillside, a new federally sponsored geological study concludes. The research indicates the landslide, … Continue reading

June 10, 2013
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Scientists Explore Roots of Future Tropical Rainfall

Analysis of the Last Glacial Maximum sheds light on climate models’ ability to simulate tropical climate change How will rainfall patterns across the tropical Indian and Pacific regions change in a future warming world? Climate models generally suggest that the … Continue reading

December 25, 2011
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New Tool Offers Unprecedented Access for Root Studies

Stanford, CA — Plant roots are fascinating plant organs – they not only anchor the plant, but are also the world’s most efficient mining companies. Roots live in darkness and direct the activities of the other organs, as well as … Continue reading

June 1, 2011
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Spurring Sweet Success

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Thanks to Michigan State University, a sweet partnership has helped resurrect Michigan’s $444 million sugar beet industry. In 1996 the industry was in peril. Yields hit an all-time low due to pest, disease and production issues … Continue reading