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A sweeter way of teaching health and safety

A new study shows using chocolate as a test material in experimental, hands-on practical work increases student engagement. It provides a much better way than previous methods for helping students understand the importance ...

dateAug 04, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Trading farmland for nitrogen protection

Excess nitrogen from agricultural runoff can enter surface waters with devastating effects. Algal blooms and fish kills are a just a couple of possible consequences. But riparian buffer zones - areas of grasses, perennials, ...

dateAug 03, 2016 in Environment
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How invasive plants influence an ecosystem

Acacia longifolia, a species of acacia from the Fabacean family that is native to Australia, was initially cultivated in Portugal as a means of securing sand dunes and is now spreading uncontrollably - with varying impact ...

dateJul 28, 2016 in Ecology
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