News tagged with columbia river

An 'apatite' for radionuclides

Sandia National Laboratories geochemist Mark Rigali and his colleagues are developing and deploying apatite-based technologies to protect groundwater at sites contaminated by radionuclides and heavy metals.

dateOct 21, 2015 in Environment
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Study: Columbia River glaciers, streamflow changes

( —The Columbia River is perhaps the most intricate, complex river system in North America. Its diverse landscape crosses international borders and runs through subarctic, desert and sea-level ecosystems. Surrounding ...

dateJan 16, 2014 in Environment
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New strawberry species found in Oregon

A recently discovered wild strawberry provides new genetic material for plant research and may lead to a new class of commercial strawberries, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist. Genes from the ...

dateJul 16, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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