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UEA to Lead £5 Million Program to Study Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

The University of East Anglia will lead a pioneering nutrition research programme to see how a plant-based diet can be beneficial for people’s health.

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Epic Climate Science Mission Begins

CU Boulder researchers, >500 international colleagues launch yearlong journey to study Arctic climate.

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Sea Grant Awards $16 Million to Advance U.S. Aquaculture

Sea Grant announces $16 million in federal funding awards to support 42 research projects and collaborative programs aimed at advancing sustainable aquaculture in the United States.

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Fire Forecasting Goes Into the Wild

Firefighters in command centers worldwide routinely use data streams from NASA satellites to plan firefighting efforts. But those data are only the tip of the iceberg of NASA resources on fire.

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NASA Estimates Imelda’s Extreme Rainfall

NASA estimated extreme rainfall over eastern Texas from the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda, using an algorithm that incorporates data from satellites and observations.

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Weathering Antarctic Storms – Weather Balloon Data Boost Forecasting Skill

Observational data from radiosondes deployed in Antarctica improve the forecasting accuracy for severe Antarctic cyclones, according to a Japanese research team led by the Kitami Institute of Technology, Hokkaido, Japan.

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Classroom Under Water

When second-year biology student Emie Woodburn talks about the University of Victoria’s scientific diving program, she recalls a childhood reflex of pinching her nose under water to avoid flooding her nostrils.

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Mako Shark Tracking off West Coast Reveals “Impressive” Memory and Navigation

The largest effort ever to tag and track shortfin mako sharks off the West Coast has found that they can travel nearly 12,000 miles in a year.

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New Study Shows Arctic Cod Development, Growth, Survival Impacted by Oil Exposure

Today, a team of U.S. and Norwegian scientists published new laboratory research findings that show how an Arctic fish species can be seriously affected by small amounts of crude oil released into surface waters.

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USGS to Install New Volcano Early Detection and Monitoring Stations at Mount Hood

During the week of Sept. 23, the U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service and Mount Hood National Forest, will install three new volcano monitoring stations on the flanks of Mount Hood.

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