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soil, Compost, vermicompost, soil health, Worms, food scrap

What Is Vermicompost?

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Composting is a great way to reduce waste sent to landfills while benefiting garden soil. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) January 15 Soils Matter blog post explains the difference between traditional composting and vermicomposting—and how even apartment-dwellers can take part!

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UF Team to Help Innovate Retrofits for Homes for People with Disabilities

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According to the 2010 National Council on Disability report, 35 million households in the U.S. in 2007 had one or more people with some kind of disability, representing 32 percent of all American households.

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Somebody Has to Dust!

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A new study from the University of Utah that examined gender, health and housework among married, heterosexual couples who are no longer employed found a woman’s health has to be considerably impaired before she stops doing chores and her husband takes on more of those duties.

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What's Behind a Primary Election, Firing of the HIV/AIDS Advisory Council, Tax Reform Confusion, and More in the U.S. Politics News Source

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Save Me the Money! SJU Expert Offers Three Savings Strategies for 2018

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Couples 'Money-Talk' Curriculum, Online Interest in Sex Rises at Christmas, Male Virgins Can Still Get HPV, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

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Families Who Argue During the Holidays May Be Less Biased

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Think Twice Before Giving Pets as Holiday Gift

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New Occupancy Detection Device Designed to Save Home Energy Use

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A Stony Brook University research team is developing a new type of PIR sensor that is equipped with an electronic shutter and other technologies that enable fast and accurate occupancy detection including individuals who are stationary.

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Discrimination Harms Your Health – and Your Partner’s

Discrimination not only harms the health and well-being of the victim, but the victim’s romantic partner as well, indicates new research led by a Michigan State University scholar.







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