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Climate Change Linked to Potential Population Decline in Bees

A new study from Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden has found that climate change may drive local extinction of mason bees in Arizona and other naturally warm climates.

– Northwestern University

Functional Ecology; DGE 11-43953


“Ring Around Bathtub” at Giant Volcano Field Shows Movement of Subterranean Magma

A University of Wisconsin-Madison study examines the geologic changes of the Maule volcanoes, located in a region in Chile that has seen enormous eruptions during the last million years

– University of Wisconsin-Madison

Embargo expired on 27-Jun-2018 at 14:00 ET


Granite Crystallizes at Temperature 200 Degrees Lower Than Previously Thought

Evidence from rocks in Yosemite National Park suggests that granite stored in the Earth’s crust is partially molten at 500 degrees Celsius, nearly 200 degrees lower than had previously been believed.

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Nature


Research team receives NSF climate change grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded the team more than $676,ooo to study stalagmites from caves in central and southern Portugal as a means of investigating how rainfall changed over decades and centuries starting 2,500 years ago.

– Cornell College

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Researchers Find Connection Between Water Quality and Forest Restoration After Fires, Climate Change

The scholars from Northern Arizona University found the significant and worrisome negative effects of climate change and wildfire could be mitigated with targeted forest restoration.

– Northern Arizona University

Ecological Applications, June-2018


Disease Afflicting Frogs Becoming Deadlier

A disease-inducing fungus in amphibians worldwide could become deadlier as different genetic variations emerge, according to research led by The University of Alabama.

– University of Alabama

Scientific Reports


Spectroscopic THz Sensors: the new technology for monitoring and detecting atmospheric pollutants.

Bakman Technologies demonstrates the first truly portable frequency domain THz spectrometer capable of measuring Doppler-limited transitions in gas mixtures.

– Bakman Technologies

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URI researcher, team members discover volcanic heat source under major Antarctic glacier

The discovery and other findings, which are critical to understanding the stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, of which the Pine Island Glacier is a part, are published in the paper, “Evidence of an active volcanic heat source beneath the Pin...

– University of Rhode Island

Nature Communications


Expert Pitch


Are We Ready for This Hurricane Season? FEMA Expert Points to Unique Challenges

– Virginia Tech


Temperatures on the Rise Due to Climate Change and Heat Island Effect, Says ASU Professor

– Arizona State University (ASU)

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