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Documentary Illustrates Importance of Community Newspapers


A one-hour documentary film based on the oral histories of eight North Dakota journalists illustrates the important role newspapers play in their community.
18-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

More Accurately Identifying Forests, Grasses, Crops


A new program uses Landsat satellite data to automatically differentiate land cover into 16 categories in 30-meter resolution— and does so more accurately than other land cover products.
11-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Modeling Vegetation More Accurately Using Satellite Imagery


A new modeling approach that combines MODIS and Landsat imagery and analyzes multiple images through the year promises to more accurately track changes in vegetation and land use.
9-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sharing Images of Love, Loss and Hope


Associate English professor Christine Stewart-Nuňez shares images of love, loss and hope in two new poetry books, “Untrussed” and “Bluewords Greening.”
29-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Improving Soil Health with Cover Crops


Data on soils, crop and livestock performance and environmental parameters, such as greenhouse gas emissions, will help convince producers to try cover crops in their rotation plans.
19-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Statistical Modeling Helps Fisheries Managers Remove Invasive Species


Statisticians and natural resource management researchers worked together to determine the best time and location to capture and remove carps from lake systems.
15-Dec-2017 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Finding More Calibration Sites to Improve Accuracy of Satellite Images


Identifying more sites worldwide to determine the accuracy of satellite sensors will allow engineers to select sites ideally suited to specific spectral bands of reflected light.
8-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exploring Biodiversity of Parasitic Wasps at Smithsonian


A senior research project on parasitic wasps that feed on aphids led to a summer internship at the Smithsonian Institute that was a dream come true for an entomology graduate student.
5-Dec-2017 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Identifying Pathogens That Cause Soybean Stem Canker


Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
2-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EDT

More Bat Sightings Coincide with Fledglings Leaving Nest


An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
25-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Deny “Red-Carpet” Treatment to Rogue Leaders


8-Aug-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Antarctica Iceberg: Has It Happened Before?


14-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus, Say South Dakota Scientists


30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Turkey Referendum: Parliamentary System Eroded Through Fraudulent Elections


20-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Ag, Science Teachers to Integrate Research Into Curriculums


Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

U.S. Abandoning TPP, Opportunity for China


27-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

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