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A small fish caught in a big fuss

When Peter Moyle began studying an obscure little Northern California fish in the early 1970s, he had no inkling of the role it would come to play in the state.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Environment
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Cosmology standard candle not so standard after all

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have turned up the first direct proof that "standard candles" used to illuminate the size of the universe, termed Cepheids, shrink in mass, making them not quite as standard as once thought. The ...

dateJan 12, 2011 in Astronomy
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Early cotton planting requires irrigation

Cotton growers can produce more cotton if they plant early, but not without irrigation. That's the finding of an article published in the September-October 2010 Agronomy Journal, a publication of the American Society of Agronomy.

dateSep 09, 2010 in Other
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Better barriers can help levees withstand wave erosion

A new barrier design could protect reservoir levees from the erosive forces of wind-driven waves, according to studies by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and partners. These findings could help lower the maintenance ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Ecology
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