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Proximity to Paths and Roads Is a Burden for White-Tailed Sea Eagles

The white-tailed sea eagle is known for reacting sensitively to disturbances.  

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Cancer Patients Who Exercise Have Less Heart Damage from Chemotherapy

Patients with cancer should receive a tailored exercise prescription to protect their heart, reports a paper published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

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How Sustainable is Tuna?

Appearing in everything from sushi rolls to sandwiches, tuna are among the world’s favourite fish. But are our current tuna fishing habits sustainable?

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How to Make Carbon Pricing Palatable to Air Travellers

Travellers are willing to pay a little more for flights if they know the extra money will be used to address carbon emissions, a new study from the UBC Sauder School of Business has found.

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USGS Estimates 214 trillion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas in Appalachian Basin Formations

The Marcellus Shale and Point Pleasant-Utica Shale formations of the Appalachian Basin contain an estimated mean of 214 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable continuous resources of natural gas, according to new USGS assessments.

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Optical Imager Poised to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Dry Eye Disease

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive optical imaging system that promises to improve diagnosis and treatments for dry eye disease.

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Daddy Daycare: Why Some Songbirds Care for the Wrong Kids

Interspecific feeding — when an adult of one species feeds the young of another — is rare among songbirds, and scientists could only speculate on why it occurs, but now, Penn State researchers have new insight into this behavior.

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A Sustainability Indicator to Compare the Bike Friendliness of U.S. Cities

Living in Brooklyn, I am often amazed by the time it takes to get around within the borough without a bike.

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Hovering Closer to the Secrets of Hummingbird Flight

The extraordinary ability of hummingbirds to perform complex escape maneuvers will be explored for its potential to enhance the field of robotics and micro aerial vehicles, thanks to a $923,483 grant from the Office of Naval Research.

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Extremely Dry, Hot Conditions This Fall Causing Early, Muted Foliage Display

With last year being the wettest year on record in Pennsylvania, and this year staring out wet again, 2019 was set up to be the mother of all fall foliage displays. 

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