Archive: 06/17/2014

Instrument will monitor flow in Puget Sound

(Phys.org) —It's not just vacationers who will be traveling on the ferries between Port Townsend and Coupeville this summer. A new partnership among the Washington Department of Ecology, the University ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Solar photons drive water off the Moon

(Phys.org) —Water is thought to be embedded in the moon's rocks or, if cold enough, "stuck" on their surfaces. It's predominantly found at the poles. But scientists probably won't find it intact on the ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Using tree tannins to target manure odor

Tannins from the quebracho tree can control the production of compounds that cause manure odors, according to studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. This research may someday give livestock ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Environment
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Obama to enlarge US marine sanctuary: report

President Barack Obama will on Tuesday announce plans to significantly expand a US sanctuary in the central Pacific Ocean in a move that could create the world's largest such protected area, the Washington ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Environment
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