The latest poop from the turkey coop  [LINK]
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry, when converted to combustible solid biomass fuel, could replace approximately 10 p... [Read More]
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Homes should not be abandoned after a big nuclear accident  [LINK]
(University of Bristol) New research suggests that few people, if any, should be asked to leave their homes after a big nuclear accident, which is what happened in March 2011 following the Fukushima D... [Read More]
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Changes in young people's sexual practices over the last 20 years revealed  [LINK]
(London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Young people today are taking part in a wider range of sexual practices, such as oral and anal sex, with opposite-sex partners compared to 20 years a... [Read More]
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UTSA researchers receive grant to help prevent contaminations in Edwards Aquifer  [LINK]
(University of Texas at San Antonio) Vikram Kapoor, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Drew Johnson, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of ... [Read More]
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U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service Is Already Issuing Permits To Import Lion “Trophies” Into The U.S.  [LINK]
Appallingly, there is more than one elephant in the room today as details have emerged that U.S. wildlife officials began issuing permits for lion trophies hunted in Zambia and Zimbabwe on October 20t... [Read More]
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These ring-tailed lemurs raise a 'stink' when they flirt with potential mates  [LINK]
A U of T Scarborough study finds that a unique ritual performed by male ring-tailed lemurs may come at a significant physical cost, but it could help their chances in securing a mate. [Read More]
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When to fish: Timing matters for fish that migrate to reproduce  [LINK]
It's no secret that human activities affect fish, particularly those that must migrate to reproduce. Years of building dams and polluting rivers in some regions have left fish such as salmon strugglin... [Read More]
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What Is The Answer To Yesterday’s Keystone Pipeline Rupture That Spilled 200,000 Gallons Of Crude Oil In South Dakota?  [LINK]
TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline facilities in Hardisty, Alta. TransCanada Corp. says its Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 795,000 liters of oil in Marshall County, S.D. The company... [Read More]
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Mapping 'damage trails' lets researchers follow the water in Photosystem II  [LINK]
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have traced the paths of three water channels in an ancient photosynthetic organism to provide the first comprehensive, experimental study of how that... [Read More]
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Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them  [LINK]
A relatively new $13.5 million hatchery intended to save Snake River sockeye salmon from extinction is instead killing thousands of fish before they ever get to the ocean, and fisheries biologists in ... [Read More]
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eDNA tool detects invasive clams before they become a nuisance  [LINK]
When seeking a cure for a disease, early detection is often the key. The same is true for eliminating invasive species. Identifying their presence in a lake before they are abundant is vital. A recent... [Read More]
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Ellen DeGeneres Launches #BeKindToElephants Campaign Following Planned Reversal Of Elephant Trophy Ban In The U.S.  [LINK]
Ellen DeGeneres is determined to do something about the elephant in the room; the unfathomable decision by President Trump to end the 2014 ban on importing elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia t... [Read More]
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No more deer in the headlight: Study finds large mammals do use road crossing structures  [LINK]
Large mammals crossing US Highway 93 are more likely to use wildlife crossing structures than move past a random location in the surrounding habitat, new research shows. The research team also found t... [Read More]
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Seagrass is a key fishing ground globally  [LINK]
New research demonstrates that seagrass meadows are important fishing grounds all around the globe. The work highlights that there is an urgent need to start appreciating and understanding this role t... [Read More]
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The future of cell culture: A new continuous bioprocess developed  [LINK]
(Newcastle University) Scientists at Newcastle University, UK have developed a revolutionary technique to allow the continuous production and collection of cells. [Read More]
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Scientists capture colliding organic nanoparticles on video for first time  [LINK]
(Northwestern University) A Northwestern University research team is the first to capture on video organic nanoparticles colliding and fusing together. This unprecedented view of 'chemistry in motion'... [Read More]
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Surrey develops new 'supercatalyst' to recycle carbon dioxide and methane  [LINK]
(University of Surrey) The University of Surrey has developed a new and cost-effective catalyst to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change -- carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).... [Read More]
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Vaginal progesterone reduces preterm birth and neonatal complications in women with a mid-trimester short cervix  [LINK]
(Elsevier) Prematurity is the main complication of pregnancy, and 15 million babies are born preterm worldwide each year. Physicians worldwide have investigated whether vaginal progesterone administra... [Read More]
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Evaluation of novel hybrid membranes for carbon capture  [LINK]
(Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) Hybrid materials known as mixed matrix membranes are considered a promising approach to capture carbon dioxide and mitigate against global warming. The... [Read More]
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Decrease in sunshine, increase in rickets  [LINK]
(University of Toronto) A University of Toronto student and professor have teamed up to discover that Britain's increasing cloudiness during the summer could be an important reason for the mysterious ... [Read More]
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Mathematician's study of 'swarmalators' could direct future science  [LINK]
(Cornell University) How does the Japanese tree frog figure into the latest work of noted mathematician Steven Strogatz? As it turns out, quite prominently. Cornell researchers used the curious mating... [Read More]
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These ring-tailed lemurs raise a 'stink' when they flirt with potential mates  [LINK]
(University of Toronto) Stink-flirting among ring-tailed lemurs come at a cost, but may also influence females in choosing a mate. [Read More]
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When to fish: Timing matters for fish that migrate to reproduce  [LINK]
(University of Washington) A new University of Washington study points to yet another human factor that is hampering the ability of fish to reproduce: the timing of our fishing seasons. The study cons... [Read More]
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Not an illusion: Clever use of mirrors boosts performance of light-sheet microscope  [LINK]
(Marine Biological Laboratory) Using a simple 'mirror trick' and not-so-simple computational analysis, scientists affiliated with the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have considerably improved the ... [Read More]
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