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Article ID: 608740

Wetland Restoration in the Northern Everglades: Watershed Potential and Nutrient Legacies

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

To most people, restoration of Florida’s Everglades means recovering and protecting the wetlands of south Florida. What many don’t realize is how intimately the fortunes of the southern Everglades are tied to central Florida’s Lake Okeechobee and lands even further north. Restoration of this northern Everglades ecosystem will be discussed at the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Annual Meetings on Nov. 3-6 in Tampa, FL.

Released:
10-Oct-2013 9:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 608723

Researcher’s Closer Look at Mars Reveals New Type of Impact Crater

Northern Arizona University

Lessons from underground nuclear tests and explosive volcanoes may hold the answer to how a category of unusual impact craters formed on Mars.

Released:
8-Oct-2013 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 608487

Improving Water Security with Blue, Green, and Gray Water

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

With limited water and an increasing number of people depending on it, water security is tenuous. But integrated water management plans using “blue,” “green,” and “gray” water can increase water security. At the annual meetings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America on Nov. 3-6, 2013, speakers will address what those colors mean and why those waters are vital.

Released:
3-Oct-2013 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 608427

How One Transportation Business Survived Hurricane Sandy

Ohio State University

In a year-long case study of a major American transportation company, researchers at The Ohio State University have uncovered the strategies that helped the company maintain safety and meet customer demand during 2012’s Hurricane Sandy.

Released:
2-Oct-2013 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 608411

Protecting the Weedy and Wild Kin of Globally Important Crops

American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

As more and more people recognize the importance of the wild relatives of crop plants to agriculture and food security, interest in cataloging and conserving these plants is building around the world. At the annual meetings of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America on Nov. 3-6, 2013, two speakers will describe the latest efforts to identify and protect the wild relatives of domesticated crop plants both in the United States and abroad.

Released:
1-Oct-2013 4:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 607890

Study Could Help Improve Nuclear Waste Repositories

Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories researchers are studying the movement of iodine-129 from spent nuclear fuel through a deep, clay-based geological repository. Understanding the process is crucial as countries worldwide consider underground clay formations for nuclear waste disposal.

Released:
19-Sep-2013 2:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 607879

Space-X Invites UAH Student to Lecture on Combustion Instability Innovation

University of Alabama Huntsville

UAH graduate student John Bennewitz will be a visiting lecturer at Space-X in Hawthorne, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 27, to talk about his success in applying band-limited white noise to neutralize combustion instabilities.

Released:
19-Sep-2013 12:00 PM EDT
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    9-Sep-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 606841

Chemical & Engineering News Celebrates Its 90th Anniversary

American Chemical Society (ACS)

A weekly news magazine that has been around since before Time began celebrates its 90th anniversary this week with a special issue commemorating chemistry’s contributions over the past nine decades to medicine, industry and other scientific advances that have improved people’s lives. The magazine, Chemical & Engineering News, a publication of American Chemical Society (ACS), is also sponsoring a slew of celebratory events at the 246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Indianapolis.

Released:
26-Aug-2013 7:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 607380

Wireless Network Detects Falls by the Elderly

University of Utah

University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help for the elderly without requiring them to wear monitoring devices.

Released:
8-Sep-2013 11:00 PM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    8-Sep-2013 6:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 606801

New ‘Heroes of Chemistry’ Developed Products That Improve Health and Protect Food Supply

American Chemical Society (ACS)

The scientists responsible for four inventions that affect the lives of millions of people around the globe will be inducted into the highly prized scientific “Hall of Fame” today as the latest Heroes of Chemistry chosen by the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society.

Released:
26-Aug-2013 7:00 AM EDT

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