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UNH Researchers Find Northern Forests Have Lost Crucial Cold, Snowy Conditions

As the popular saying goes, “winter is coming,” but is it? Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found clear signs of a decline in frost days, snow covered days and other indicators of winter that could have lasting impacts on ecosystems, water supplies, the economy, tourism and human health.

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Exposure to Air Pollution Increases Violent Crime Rates, Study Finds

Breathing dirty air can make you sick. But according to new research, it can also make you more aggressive.

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Combustion Behavior of Aromatics May Provide Keys to Enhancing Heavy Oil Extraction

The problem of petroleum depletion becomes more and pertinent every day. As deficits arise, non-traditional and heavy oils, including bitumen and shales, emerge as the focus of extensive research.

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Engineered Viruses Could Fight Drug Resistance

In the battle against antibiotic resistance, many scientists have been trying to deploy naturally occurring viruses called bacteriophages that can infect and kill bacteria.

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Canadian Light Source Celebrates 20th Anniversary of its Launch

From the discovery of an enzyme able to turn any blood into a universal donor type, to a process that creates plastic from sunshine and pollution, to identifying heat-tolerance traits in pea varieties.

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New Seafloor Maps Reveal Habitat Sculpted by Ancient Glaciers

New seafloor maps show for the first time the course of ancient ice masses. They show how they shaped essential habitat for the western Gulf of Alaska’s abundant fish, seabirds, and marine mammals.

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Sea Grant Awards $2 Million in Research to Improve Understanding, Management of Highly Migratory Species

Three awards totaling $2 million in federal funding were recently awarded through the 2019 Sea Grant Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Research Initiative, a competitive research process.

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Online Tool Helps Guide Wildlife Repopulation Efforts

It’s a common sight in the Northeast: Flocks of wild turkeys strutting across the road, frustrating commuters.

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NASA Finds Mitag’s Areas of Heavy Rainfall over Korean Peninsula

Tropical Storm Mitag was dropping heavy rainfall along coastal areas of South Korea and lighter rainfall over the entire country.

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Seagrass Meadows Harbor Wildlife for Centuries, Highlighting Need for Conservation

Seagrass meadows put down deep roots, persisting in the same spot for hundreds and possibly thousands of years, a new study shows.

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