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January 11, 2015
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Time adds a wrinkle to nature and nurture

Nature and nurture have found a new companion — historical context. A new study has produced the best evidence yet that the role of genetics in complex traits, including obesity, varies over time. Both the era in which scientific research … Continue reading

January 5, 2014
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White paper urges new approaches to assure access to scientific data

ANN ARBOR — A newly released white paper calls for new approaches for preserving scientific data and sustainable funding of domain repositories—data archives with ties to specific scientific communities. “Sustaining Domain Repositories for Digital Data: A White Paper” is the … Continue reading

January 29, 2013
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USGS-NOAA: Climate Change Impacts to U.S. Coasts Threaten Public Health, Safety and Economy

According to a new technical report, the effects of climate change will continue to threaten the health and vitality of U.S. coastal communities’ social, economic and natural systems. The report, Coastal Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerabilities: a technical input to the … Continue reading

June 10, 2012
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Prize-Winning Mentor Menachem Elimelech Encourages a Life of Balance

When it comes to advising graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, Yale faculty member Menachem Elimelech believes his job isn’t rocket science. “I’m here to help them achieve their goals, and if they are motivated, that is very easy,” says Elimelech, … Continue reading