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Researchers Aim to Create Thriving Agricultural Systems in Urbanizing Landscapes

A project led by Penn State researchers is aimed at ensuring the economic and environmental sustainability of agriculture in the face of development pressures and other challenges of urbanization.

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Scientists Unlock Genetic Secrets of Wine Growers’ Worst Enemy

Pest colonizes grape vines, forms root and leaf tumors, repels other predators.

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Fighting Malaria, Sustainably

Bruce Lipshutz receives a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to make antimalarial drugs inexpensively — and green.

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Coastal Cities Leave Up to 75% of Seafloor Exposed to Harmful Light Pollution

A study led by the University showed that quantities of light used in everyday street lighting permeated all areas of the water column.

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FSU Engineering Researchers Harness Wind Data to Help Meet Energy Needs in Florida

Emerging technologies might be economically viable in Florida and other parts of the Southeast.

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Argonne-Led Team Finds Specially-Designed Engines and Fuels Could Cut Air Emissions and Water Use

Advanced fuels and new engine designs could reduce emissions and water use over the next 30 years, according for a new study led by Argonne scientists.

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Travel Resumes as Study Says Brazil Flights Spread Virus

Domestic and international air travel helped spread the novel coronavirus in Brazil, a study has found, as tourism bodies push for global travel to resume amid infection resurgences in some countries.

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‘Little Brain’ or Cerebellum Not So Little After All

When we say someone has a quick mind, it may be in part thanks to our expanded cerebellum that distinguishes human brains from those of macaque monkeys, for example.

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Policies to Mitigate Wildfire Impacts Have Implications for Public Health, Amplified Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the western United States enters the 2020 wildfire season with anticipated above normal significant fire potential, a new report from Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy (PSE) provides the most expansive synthesis to date on the public health dimensions of wildfire and California’s approaches to wildfire prevention and the mitigation of wildfire-related impacts.

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Short Wind Turns With Strong Cooling Effect

Why is the sea surface temperature of the northern tropics in the summer months often lower than expected? 

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