News tagged with asian continent

Program provides data to help improve air quality

From the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to the peaks of Denali and the swamps of the Florida Everglades, the IMPROVE network, overseen by the Crocker Nuclear Laboratory at the University of California, Davis, provides air ...

dateAug 29, 2013 in Environment
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An invasive Asian fly is taking over European fruit

Coming from the Asian continent, Drosophila suzukii has only been in Spain for a short time. Far away from slipping through into the Iberian Peninsula, it accelerated towards the north of Europe where it has already crossed ...

dateMar 16, 2012 in Ecology
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One disease, not one demographic

The Asian continent has nearly four billion people living in 47 different countries, and each of these groups has their own unique set of health issues. But when they come to the United States, they're often lumped into one ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Health
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Full solar eclipse turns day to night in Asia

(AP) -- From the Ganges River in India to remote islands of the Pacific, the sun rose Wednesday only to vanish again, allowing the stars to twinkle into view in the longest total solar eclipse this century will see - a celestial ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Space Exploration
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