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Deep Magma Facilitates the Movement of Tectonic Plates

A small amount of molten rock located under tectonic plates encourages them to move. 

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This Beetle Can Survive Getting Run Over by a Car. Engineers Are Figuring Out How

Getting run over by a car is not a near-death experience for the diabolical ironclad beetle.

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Mass Screening Method Cuts COVID Testing Costs

Using a new mathematical approach to screen large groups for Covid-19 could be around 20 times cheaper than individual testing, a study suggests.

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New Report Reveals Insights into the Condition of Natural and Cultural Resources of Papahānaumokuākea

Papahānaumokuākea is a remarkable place -- home to unique wildlife, captivating terrestrial and marine habitats, and an exceptional array of cultural resources.

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Scientists Make Big Stride Toward Greening-Resistant Citrus Trees

University of Florida scientists achieved a major milestone in their quest to develop a citrus greening-resistant tree by sequencing the genome of a fruit plant that’s a close cousin to citrus trees.

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Newly Banned Beach Weed Threatens Sea Turtle Nesting Sites

With this year’s sea turtle nesting season nearing its conclusion in Florida, many of the protected species’ newest hatchlings have completed their first big journey from their sandy nests to the water.

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Howling Coyotes

It’s Halloween… The time of year we think of werewolves, warlocks, witches, and full moon evenings.  But there is another creature who likes to howl at the moon this time of year – the coyote.

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Greater Amberjack Input Needed from Fishers!

If you are involved in catching greater amberjack recreationally or commercially, or work at a wholesale or retail fish house, we would like to hear from you!

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Does Classroom Indoor Environmental Quality Affect Teaching and Learning?

What impact does a classroom’s indoor environment have on teaching, learning, and students’ academic achievement in colleges and universities?

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The Effects of Wildfires and Spruce Beetle Outbreaks on Forest Temperatures

Results from a study published in the Journal of Biogeography indicate that wildfires may play a role in accelerating climate-driven species changes in mountain forests by compounding regional warming trends.

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