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How Might Grape Skins Help Our Roads?
News   Dec 03, 2019

The U.S. spends $5 billion a year to repair damages to road infrastructure from winter snow and ice control operations and the use of traditional deicers. A team of researchers is developing a more sustainable solution using grape skins and other agricultural waste.

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Telecom Cables Form Seismic Network
News   Dec 02, 2019

Fiber-optic cables under the sea could one day help scientists study offshore earthquakes and the geologic structures hidden deep beneath the ocean surface.

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Fossils Suggest the Egg Came Before the Chicken
News   Dec 02, 2019

A new study has discovered that animal-like embryos evolved long before the first animals appear in the fossil record.

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Ancient Earth Rocks Give Clues About Life on Mars
News   Dec 02, 2019

Research which suggests that structures previously thought to be fossils may, in fact, be mineral deposits could save future Mars missions valuable time and resources.

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Detection System Could Give Better Warnings of Deadly Earth Events
News   Dec 02, 2019

Geoscientists have successfully developed and tested a new high-tech shallow water buoy that can detect the small movements and changes in the Earth’s seafloor that are often a precursor to deadly natural hazards, like earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis.

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Animals Could Aid Ocean Monitoring Efforts
News   Nov 29, 2019

Thousands of marine animals could help humans monitor the oceans by transmitting oceanographic information from electronic tags.

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Better Explosive Detection Thanks to Black Silicon
News   Nov 29, 2019

An ultra-sensitive detector based on black silicon has been developed that is able to detect trace amounts of nitroaromatic compounds. The device could be used to identify the majority of explosives or highly toxic pollutants for medical and forensic evaluations.

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Breast Milk Could Help Premature Babies' Heart Health
News   Nov 29, 2019

Early use of breast milk could play a vital role in preventing heart disease in prematurely born infants.

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Technique Helps Chemists Closely Control Nanoparticle Size and Shape
News   Nov 28, 2019

A new study outlines technique that will allow chemists to more closely control the size and shape of nanoparticles.

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Bees Still at Risk From Neonicotinoids Despite Restrictions
News   Nov 28, 2019

In spite of restrictions on the application of insecticides to crops that attract bees, researchers find that residues are still posing a significant risk to the bee population.

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