Study looked at panther behavior at two Florida cattle ranches, confirmed calf predation as a problem.
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences|31-Jul-2014 10:10 AM EDT
Your teeth can tell stories about you, and not just that you always forget to floss.
– University of Florida|31-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have unexpectedly discovered the most distant galaxy that acts as a cosmic magnifying glass. Seen here as it looked 9.6 billion years ago, this monster elliptical galaxy breaks the previous record holder by 200 million years.
– Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)|31-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Recently physicists led JQI Fellow Christopher Monroe have executed an MRI-like diagnostic on a crystal of interacting quantum spins. They predict that their method is scalable and may be useful for validating experiments with large ensembles of interacting spins.
– Joint Quantum Institute, University of Maryland|31-Jul-2014 9:45 AM EDT
Yeast, sugar and water combine to lure the deadliest berry pest in U.S. Add a drop of dishwashing liquid, and the bug drowns. That way, growers can monitor how many of the spotted wing drosophila are on their farms and know how much, or little to use reduced-risk pest controls, a UF/IFAS scientist says.
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences|31-Jul-2014 9:10 AM EDT
Climate modelers have shown that the most likely explanation for the initiation of Antarctic glaciation 34 million years ago was decreased carbon dioxide levels, contrary to a 40-year-old theory suggesting massive rearrangements of Earth’s continents caused the abrupt formation of the Antarctic ice sheet.
– University of New Hampshire|31-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT
Controlled application of vacuum pressure is a promising approach to limiting tissue damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggests an experimental study in the August issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins|31-Jul-2014 9:05 AM EDT
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) cut the ribbon on S&T’s new Maryland Test Facility (MdTF), on June 26 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The MdTF, designed by S&T along in partnership with CBP operational staff, will test and evaluate operational processes using both biometric and non-biometric technologies as part of the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project.
– Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate|31-Jul-2014 8:10 AM EDT
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