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New augmented reality system lets smartphone users get hands-on with virtual objects

Brown University

A new software system developed by Brown University researchers turns cell phones into augmented reality portals, enabling users to place virtual building blocks

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Article ID: 721066

Plant physiology will be major contributor to future river flooding, UCI study finds

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., Oct. 21, 2019 – The next time a river overflows its banks, don’t just blame the rain clouds. Earth system scientists from the University of California, Irvine have identified another culprit: leafy plants. In a study published today in Nature Climate Change, the UCI researchers describe the emerging role of ecophysiology in riparian flooding.

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Article ID: 721057

Study helps pinpoint what makes species vulnerable to environmental change

Princeton University

The fabled use of canaries in coal mines as an early warning of carbon monoxide stemmed from the birds' extreme sensitivity to toxic conditions compared to humans.

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Study suggests why some US football players have higher cardiovascular risk

Massachusetts General Hospital

Research has shown that while elite athletes overall are at decreased risk of death from cardiovascular problems, a certain group of athletes -- football linemen in the United States

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Newswise: Steam Technique Can Spell Doom for Citrus Weeds, Help Preserve Environment

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Steam Technique Can Spell Doom for Citrus Weeds, Help Preserve Environment

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Like many farmers nationwide, citrus growers are looking for any edge in their fight against weeds, and they’d rather use fewer chemicals to control the plants, says a University of Florida scientist. That’s because chemicals can get into groundwater, surface water and plants themselves.

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Newswise: Argonne multidisciplinary team develops new probe for battery research: Strength in numbers
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Argonne multidisciplinary team develops new probe for battery research: Strength in numbers

Argonne National Laboratory

An Argonne team has developed a powerful technique for probing in three dimensions the nanostructure for cathode materials of next-generation batteries. Such batteries could one day revolutionize energy storage for both transportation and the electric grid.

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Deepest Look Yet at Brewer’s Yeasts Reveals the Diversity Harnessed by Humans

University of Wisconsin-Madison

In the deepest look yet at the diversity of these yeasts, scientists from the University of Wisconsin–Madison reveal the dizzying complexity found in bottles of beer, wine and cider. By sequencing the genomes of more than 100 hybrid yeasts, the researchers discovered seven distinct combinations of yeast species, many of them tied to unique fermented beverages.

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Images Offer Most Detailed Glimpse Yet Into How Skin Senses Temperature

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Columbia University researchers have captured new images of a temperature-sensing molecule in its open, intermediate, and closed states.

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