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Mite Versus Mite: The Search For An Effective Way To Save Honeybee

Finding new and environmentally friendly ways to control pests is both challenging and exciting.

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Polar Vortex: The Science Behind the Cold

The polar vortex, a swirl of low-pressure air six miles up in the atmosphere, blasted much of the American Midwest and Northeast in late January 2019 with temperatures cold enough to bring on frostbite within minutes.

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How Plants Expand Their Capacity to Use Solar Energy

Green plants capture light that spans the visible solar spectrum, and while a broad spectral range is required for sufficient absorption, the process requires energy to be funneled rapidly and efficiently downhill to drive charge separation and water splitting.

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Unleashing Perovskites’ Potential for Solar Cells

Perovskites — a broad category of compounds that share a certain crystal structure — have attracted a great deal of attention as potential new solar-cell materials because of their low cost, flexibility, and relatively easy manufacturing process.

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Study Explores New Way to Help Increase Conservation Impact

A study led by researchers at the University of Southampton reveals huge variations in the similarity and breadth of animal roles in nature across different parts of the world.

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Scientists Discover a Better Way to Make Plastics Out of Sulfur

Scientists have discovered a new process to make polymers out of sulfur which could provide a way of making plastic that is less harmful to the environment.

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Manure Injection Offers Hope, Challenge for Restoring Chesapeake Water Quality

Research shows the practice is compatible with no-till, doesn't increase sedimentation.

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Do Cold Temperatures Result in Heat-Of-The-Moment Purchases?

In 2005, the New York Times reported that high end retailer Bergdorf Goodman kept its stores chilled to 68.3 degrees, whereas Old Navy’s was kept at a balmy 80.3. 

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Two Studies Reveal Pregnant Women Bear Greater Risk of Hemorrhagic Stroke

Pregnant women face a much greater risk of having a fatal, but less common, type of stroke caused by bleeding into the brain, according to results of two studies presented by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) at the International Stroke Conference 2019.

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