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Los Alamos Gains Role in High-Performance Computing for Materials Program

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A new high-performance computing initiative announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy will help U.S. industry accelerate the development of new or improved materials for use in severe environments.

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Everrglades, Stormwater, stormwater management, Phosphorus, Wetland, soil, Water Quality

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Environment, Biology, Environmental science & technology, Air Quality, Environmental modeling tools, Environmental policy & planning, Materials Science, Mathematics, computing, & computer science, Community, Education, Undergraduate Students, Internships

Sensing Their Way to the Future

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The Northwestern Institute of Science and Engineering this summer offered its inaugural summer research program for 12 undergraduate science and engineering majors. During the 10-week program, the students worked on projects of mutual strategic importance to Argonne and the university in machine learning, environmental sensing, synthetic biology, materials synthesis and characterization, and energy storage.

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Everglades, Wetlands, Environment, Marsh, Restoration

Restoring Wetlands and Our Environment

Wetlands, including the Everglades, are important to the health of the environment. Restoring their ability to process water is the topic of several talks at a scientific meeting.

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Big Herbivorous Dinosaurs Ate Crustaceans as Side Dish

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Some big plant-eating dinosaurs roaming present-day Utah some 75 million years ago were slurping up crustaceans on the side, a behavior that may have been tied to reproductive activities, says a new University of Colorado Boulder study.  

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Geotechnical Engineer Available to Comment on Collapsed Buildings Due to Earthquake Near Mexico City

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Northwestern University, Seismology, Structural Engineering, Earthquake, Mexico, Mexico Earthquake

Mexico Quake: Soil Shakes Like a Squash Ball Hit by a Bowling Ball, Seismologist Says

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Climate Change, Hurricanes, sea temperature, Mitigation, atmospheric CO2

Need for Mitigation Grows as Ocean Temperatures Warm, Hurricanes Intensify, WVU Experts Say

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Dogs, Wolves, Fossils, Domestication

3-D Analysis of Dog Fossils Sheds Light on Domestication Debate

In an effort to settle the debate about the origin of dog domestication, a technique that uses 3-D scans of fossils is helping researchers determine the difference between dogs and wolves.

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Oceanography, Southern Ocean, University of Washington, Drake Passage, polar science, AUVs, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, Robots

Wave Glider Surfs Across Stormy Drake Passage in Antarctica

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A hardy ocean drone made a first-ever attempt to surf across Antarctica’s stormy Drake Passage gathering data about ocean mixing.







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