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Newswise: Reimagining Agriculture: A Q&A with Beanstalk Farm

Article ID: 719297

Reimagining Agriculture: A Q&A with Beanstalk Farm

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

With a global population projected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050, food production will require innovative new methods for producing more food, more sustainably. Here, Darden Ideas to Action highlights one company trying to do just that: Beanstalk, founded by brothers Mike and Jack Ross in 2017.

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19-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719231

BRI Publishes Results of Loon Study After North Cape Oil Spill

Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI)

Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) announces the publication of the scientific paper Restoration of common loons following the North Cape Oil Spill, Rhode Island, USA, in the journal Science of the Total Environment (now available online). This loon restoration study, conducted in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over a 15-year period, resulted in the acquisition or conservation easements of nearly 607,028 ha (1.5 million acres) of Maine forests and waters to support the protection of 119 loon pairs in perpetuity.

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Newswise: New study finds U.S. and Canada have lost more than one in four birds in the past 50 years

Article ID: 719295

New study finds U.S. and Canada have lost more than one in four birds in the past 50 years

Cornell University

Data show that since 1970, the U.S. and Canada have lost nearly 3 billion birds, a massive reduction in abundance involving hundreds of species, from beloved backyard songbirds to long-distance migrants.

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Newswise: Biologists Untangle Growth and Defense in Maize, Define Key Antibiotic Pathways

Article ID: 719290

Biologists Untangle Growth and Defense in Maize, Define Key Antibiotic Pathways

University of California San Diego

Studying natural defenses in maize, a staple of diets around the world, UC San Diego biologists describe how they combined an array of scientific approaches to clearly define six genes that encode enzymes responsible for the production of key maize antibiotics known to control disease resistance.

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19-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719298

Senate Subcommittees Takes Important Step Toward Ending HIV While Resources to Address Concurrent Epidemics, Housing Remain Critical, but Unaddressed

HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

The Senate Labor, Health and Human Services and Related Programs Appropriations subcommittee’s allocations of funding for the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative in its proposed budget for 2020 represent a significant step toward an ambitious, critical, and achievable goal; however, lack of new resources to confront increasing rates of hepatitis C and sexually transmitted diseases with insufficient support for addressing opioid-related infectious diseases, falls far short of the response to these concurrent epidemics that is needed.

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19-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719287

AI helps reduce Amazon hydropower dams’ carbon footprint

Cornell University

A team of scientists has developed a computational model that uses artificial intelligence to find sites for hydropower dams in order to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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19-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Ruth Lehmann Elected as Director of Whitehead Institute
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Article ID: 719253

Ruth Lehmann Elected as Director of Whitehead Institute

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

Lehmann, a world renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, as the Institute’s fifth Director

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19-Sep-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: History Made as Texas Tech University Breaks Ground on School of Veterinary Medicine

Article ID: 719265

History Made as Texas Tech University Breaks Ground on School of Veterinary Medicine

Texas Tech University

The school, located at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Amarillo, is expected to enroll its first class in Fall 2021.

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19-Sep-2019 12:45 PM EDT
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Parental involvement plays key role in children's academic attainment, research shows

University of Plymouth

New research has shown how parental engagement has a positive effect on a child's academic attainment - regardless of age or socio-economic status.

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19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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