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Article ID: 713419

Removing Carbon Dioxide From an Air Stream

University of Delaware

A University of Delaware research team has been awarded $1,979,998 in funding to build a fuel cell system fabricated with inexpensive catalysts and structural materials, which is consequently cheaper and more practical than existing fuel cell systems.

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23-May-2019 2:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 713421

In a fire-prone world, which trees hold the most carbon matters, researchers say

Northern Arizona University

Forest management must account for the elevated risk large, hot fires pose to older trees that store more carbon, researchers from NAU, UNM, the U.S. Forest Service and the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society (Ecoss) at Northern Arizona University say in a new opinion piece in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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23-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713422

Aftershocks of 1959 earthquake rocked Yellowstone in 2017-18

University of Utah

A swarm of more than 3,000 small earthquakes in the Maple Creek area (in Yellowstone National Park but outside of the Yellowstone volcano caldera) between June 2017 and March 2018 are, at least in part, aftershocks of the 1959 quake.

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23-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713367

Hot Spots in Rivers That Nurture Young Salmon 'Flicker on and Off' in Alaska's Bristol Bay Region

University of Washington

Chemical signatures imprinted on tiny stones that form inside the ears of fish show that two of Alaska's most productive salmon populations, and the fisheries they support, depend on the entire watershed.

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22-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713344

Cooling Wood: An Eco-Friendly Building Material

Maryland NanoCenter

What if the wood your house was made of could save your electricity bill? In the race to save energy, using a passive cooling method that requires no electricity and is built right into your house could save even chilly areas of the US some cash.

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22-May-2019 2:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 713418

Cornell Veterinary Biobank first to achieve accreditation under new international standard

Cornell University

After years of planning and months of implementation, the Cornell Veterinary Biobank has achieved international accreditation under a brand new biobanking standard, making it the first biobank — of any type — in the world with such distinction.

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23-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713408

National Geographic's THE HOT ZONE shows biosecurity's importance

Kansas State University

Ron Trewyn, Kansas State University NBAF liaison, writes to encourage people to watch THE HOT ZONE, a National Geographic limited series inspired by two Kansas State University veterinarians and leaders and their work during the 1989 Ebola-related outbreak in Virginia.

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23-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713413

Strange Martian mineral deposit likely sourced from volcanic explosions

Brown University

Ashfall from ancient volcanic explosions is the likely source of a strange mineral deposit near the landing site for NASA's next Mars rover

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23-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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