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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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Looking Back at The Blob: Record Warming Drives Unprecedented Ocean Change

When he saw the sampling nets hauled aboard a NOAA research ship off the coast of Oregon in the summer of 2015, Ric Brodeur knew right away something very strange was happening.

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Online Tool Screens Finfish Fillets for Mislabeling, Substitution

NOAA Fisheries has formally rolled out a web-based screening tool that can flag potentially mislabeled finfish fillets before they hit the seafood aisle.

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Study Finds Rising Ozone A Hidden Threat to Corn

Like atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide, ground-level ozone is on the rise.

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