Archive: 31/12/2013

Redbay trees lost to laurel wilt disease

In a new study just published in the journal Biological Invasions, ecologists at Sewanee: The University of the South and James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, have documented the loss of yet another major tree ...

dateDec 31, 2013 in Ecology
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Ensuring accuracy of weights and measurements

Americans rely on many measurements of mass and volume in their daily lives, from weighing broccoli at the grocery store to putting gas in the family car. In order to ensure both consumer confidence and uniformity in commerce, ...

dateDec 31, 2013 in General Physics
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Debunking myths on nuclear power

It is the received wisdom that nuclear weapons and nuclear power are inseparable. Consequently, any country that builds a civilian nuclear power station is able to build an atomic bomb within a couple of years.

dateDec 31, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Impact of urban areas on fish restoration

The restoration of salmon and steelhead habitat in the Pacific Northwest has focused largely on rural areas dominated by agricultural and forested lands, but researchers increasingly are looking at the impact of urban areas ...

dateDec 31, 2013 in Ecology
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