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Article ID: 715816

DHS S&T Announces $35M Funding Opportunity for New Center of Excellence in Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T announced today $35 million in funding opportunities for a new DHS Center of Excellence (COE) for Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research (TPCR).

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15-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: What Are Soil Aggregates?

Article ID: 710880

What Are Soil Aggregates?

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

The varied shapes allow for healthy soil to have pores for air and water

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15-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715586

Early Human Species’ Teeth Provide Insight Into Evolution of Breastfeeding

Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai researchers working as part of an international team have discovered previously unknown breastfeeding patterns of an extinct early human species by studying their 2-million-year-old teeth, providing insights into the evolution of human breastfeeding practices, according to a study published in Nature in July.

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10-Jul-2019 4:45 PM EDT
Newswise: Dwindling Forest Elephant Populations in the Congo Basin Could Reduce Forest Carbon Stocks and Impact Climate
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Article ID: 715504

Dwindling Forest Elephant Populations in the Congo Basin Could Reduce Forest Carbon Stocks and Impact Climate

Northern Arizona University

Like most megaherbivores, this species can have important effects on ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles. Yet, the influence of elephants on the structure, productivity and carbon stocks in Africa’s rainforests has been largely unknown; until now.

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9-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Two Los Alamos scientists win Presidential Early Career Awards

Article ID: 715809

Two Los Alamos scientists win Presidential Early Career Awards

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Abigail Hunter, of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Computational Physics Division, and Shea Mosby, of the Laboratory’s Physics Division, have received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

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15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: The future of space exploration

Article ID: 715807

The future of space exploration

University of Georgia

As people around the world prepare to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the extraordinary technological achievements that made human space exploration possible, one burning question still remains: What is next?

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15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Study Documents Impacts of Selective Logging on Intact Forest Landscapes and Wildlife of Northern Congo

Article ID: 715812

Study Documents Impacts of Selective Logging on Intact Forest Landscapes and Wildlife of Northern Congo

Wildlife Conservation Society

A new study says that the tropical forests of Western Equatorial Africa (WEA) – which include significant stands of Intact Forest Landscapes (IFLs) – are increasingly coming under pressure from logging, poaching, and associated disturbances.

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15-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 715800

NUS ‘smart’ textiles boost connectivity between wearable sensors by 1,000 times

National University of Singapore

Researchers from the National University of Singapore have incorporated metamaterials into conventional clothing to dramatically improve signal strength between wearable electronic devices. This innovation could have future applications in high-tech athletic wear and medical apparel.

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15-Jul-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Traveling to Mars will require complicated teamwork

Article ID: 715803

Traveling to Mars will require complicated teamwork

University of Georgia

NASA’s next giant leap will be sending humans to Mars, projected for the 2030s, and a University of Georgia researcher is partnering with the space agency to explore the challenges of such a mission.

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15-Jul-2019 9:05 AM EDT

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