Archive: 07/01/2013

Researcher finds life flying high above

For years, scientists have been tracking pollution that travels across the jet stream from Asia and measuring how much of it winds up in Northwest air. Now new work from University of Washington researchers shows it's not ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Combating USDA's top-ranked invasive insect

First detected in the United States a decade ago, the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is now in at least 39 states, is wreaking havoc in homes and gardens, and is a major economic threat to orchard fruits, garden vegetables ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Ecology
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Seismic fabric coming to the market

In the case of earthquakes, only seconds may remain for a safe escape from buildings. Debris falling down and obstructing the escape routes may even aggravate the situation. A product developed at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Engineering
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