News tagged with winter

Will a cold winter kill off ticks?

The bad news is that even particularly harsh winter weather – like that experienced by much of the East Coast this year – won't kill off ticks. They are hardy little critters. However, a brutal winter could still have ...

dateFeb 09, 2018 in Ecology
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How do deer survive harsh winter weather?

White-tailed deer, the kind found in Massachusetts and across most of the United States, are the widest-ranging ungulate in the Americas, from as far south as Bolivia to as far north as southern Canada. To cover such diverse ...

dateJan 31, 2018 in Ecology
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A ski jacket that actively gets rid of sweat

To keep the body warm and dry during winter sports, high-performance clothing is a must. The demands on these textiles are high, as a person sweats up to one liter per hour on his upper body alone when skiing. A new technology, ...

dateJan 30, 2018 in Engineering
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