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June 9, 2013
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Hidden Wildfires Taking Big Toll on Amazon Rainforest

Using an innovative satellite technique, NASA scientists have determined that a previously unmapped type of wildfire in the Amazon rainforest is responsible for destroying several times more forest than has been lost through deforestation in recent years. In the southern … Continue reading

March 17, 2013
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Researcher Discovers Bug That Might Only Exist on Mizzou’s Campus

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri has Jesse Hall, Faurot Field, Memorial Union and the Columns. Now, MU has its own bug. An MU researcher has discovered a new insect on campus and given it a Mizzou name. Ben … Continue reading

July 3, 2012
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Weevils and Weeds

UD researchers use weevils to check spread of prolific mile-a-minute weed Mile-a-minute weed has declared war on Doug Tallamy’s yard. This non-native, invasive vine is growing up his trees, scrambling over shrubs and smothering tree seedlings. By blocking sunlight, it … Continue reading

July 16, 2011
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Dupont’s Imprelis Could be Turning Evergreens Brown

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Browning shoots and needles, twisting and stunted shoots – especially near the tops of evergreen trees and shrubs – are signs that plants may have injuries associated with the herbicide Imprelis, according to a Michigan State … Continue reading