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Study Confirms Cougars Making Comeback

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

New study confirms the presence of cougars is increasing in midwestern North America, reversing 100 years of species decline.

Channels: Environmental Science, Nature,

Released:
14-Jun-2012 1:25 PM EDT
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Bark Beetle May Impact Air Quality, Climate

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Study brings better understanding to atmospheric maladies such as particulate matter, which can cause health problems in the very young and old, as well as other problems.

Channels: Environmental Science, Climate Science,

Released:
23-May-2012 3:00 PM EDT
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Study Details Extent of Illinois' Asian Carp Problem

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Asian carp now make up more than 60 percent of the total fish biomass in one of Illinois' major river systems.

Channels: Nature,

Released:
20-Apr-2012 3:30 PM EDT
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Report Offers Help in Fight Against Japanese Stiltgrass

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

New white paper offers current information on the biology, impacts and control of invasive plant species.

Channels: Environmental Science,

Released:
22-Nov-2011 3:00 PM EST
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Six-Campus Study Examines Student Views on Safety

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Three Southern Illinois University Carbondale scholars surveyed more than 5,000 students on six Illinois college and university campuses during the 2009-2010 academic year to discover their attitudes toward on-campus crime, including their perceptions of risk and personal safety, personal experiences, and understanding of campus safety measures.

Channels: Guns and Violence,

Released:
29-Jul-2010 8:00 AM EDT
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Prestigious NIH Grant Supports Key Diabetes Study

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Researcher exploring link between gastric bypass surgery and rapid, profound positive effect on Type II diabetes.

Channels: Diabetes,

Released:
24-Mar-2010 5:00 PM EDT
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Facing Brain Cancer, Professor Works to Find Cure

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Faced with a life-threatening illness, an organic chemist at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is determined not only to beat the odds but to help others do the same.

Channels: Cancer,

Released:
11-Sep-2009 12:20 PM EDT
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Simple, Rapid Test Can Detect Tainted Milk Supply

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Researchers demonstrate that the combination of certain bacteria and a common purple dye can reveal the presence of toxins in milk in just a few hours.

Channels: Terrorism, Food and Water Safety,

Released:
9-Sep-2009 3:30 PM EDT
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    12-Aug-2009 6:00 PM EDT

Study Links Pesticides, Declining Frog Population

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Researchers discover that the same chemicals that make California's Central Valley so successful as a farming area also make the nearby Sierra Mountains deadly for frogs.

Channels: Nature,

Released:
12-Aug-2009 3:00 PM EDT
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Team Leads Canadian Reclamation Effort

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Plant biology expert is working with a joint venture of oil and gas companies in Alberta, Canada, to turn gigantic open sand pits created by the extraction process into a rolling, lush landscape.

Channels: Environmental Science,

Released:
29-Jul-2009 4:00 PM EDT
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