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Improving ultrasound imaging

Ultrasound technology could soon experience a significant upgrade that would enable it to produce high-quality, high-resolution images, thanks to the development of a new key material by a team of researchers that includes ...

dateMar 05, 2013 in Materials Science
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Palm tree-killing weevil found in South Texas

An intensive, area-wide survey of the Lower Rio Grande Valley has detected the presence of a palm tree-killing weevil that has caused extensive damage in other parts of the world, according to Dr. Raul Villanueva, an entomologist ...

dateOct 23, 2012 in Ecology
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Asian air pollution affect Pacific Ocean storms

In the first study of its kind, scientists have compared air pollution rates from 1850 to 2000 and found that anthropogenic (man-made) particles from Asia impact the Pacific storm track that can influence weather over much ...

dateApr 14, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Melon-headed whale likely died of parasites

Pushing beached marine mammals back out to sea can pose health risks to humans, violates federal law and can actually do the animal more harm than good, according to marine experts who took part in a recent effort to save ...

dateMar 08, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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