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Climate Change Study Finds That Maple Syrup Season May Come Earlier

Once winter nights dip below freezing and the days warm up above freezing sap begins to flow in sugar maples marking the start of the syrup season. 

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Sustainable Dairy Project Finds Ways to Lower Emissions, Boost Profits

A six-year-long, nationwide research project has concluded with solutions to help the dairy industry reduce greenhouse gas emissions while boosting profitability.

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NASA Finds a Tiny Tropical Storm Kiko

NASA’s Terra satellite is one in a fleet of NASA satellites that provide data for research.

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Evolution of Learning Is Key to Better Artificial Intelligence

Since “2001: A Space Odyssey,” people have wondered: could machines like HAL 9000 eventually exist that can process information with human-like intelligence?

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Controlling Methane Is a Fast and Critical Way to Slow Global Warming, Say Princeton Experts

In independent studies, two Princeton University research teams recently identified surprisingly large sources of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, being leaked into the atmosphere. 

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Anthropologist Contributes to Major Study of Large Animal Extinction

As part of an international research group based at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, anthropology assistant professor Amelia Villaseñor contributed to a large, multi-institutional study explaining how the human-influenced mass extinction of giant carnivores and herbivores of North America fundamentally changed the biodiversity and landscape of the continent.

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New Family of Drugs Which Could Combat Prostate Cancer Identified at University of Bath

A new family of drugs which inhibit the activity of a protein associated with prostate and other cancers has been reported by scientists from the University of Bath.

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NASA-NOAA Satellite Finds Lorena’s Strong Storms Lashing Mexico

Imagery from NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite found Tropical Storm Lorena lashing the western coast of Mexico.

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NASA Data Shows Humberto Now Post-Tropical

Satellite data has confirmed that Humberto, once a major hurricane is now a post-tropical cyclone. 

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A Single Dose of Yellow Fever Vaccine Does Not Offer Lasting Protection to all Children

Yellow fever is a viral infection spread by various species of mosquito and is rife in 34 countries in Africa and 13 in Latin America. 

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