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Educators Use Artwork to Develop Critical Thinking Skills

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Teaching students to think critically is challenging, but a new strategy that asks students to describe what they see in a piece of artwork is helping develop critical-thinking skills.
22-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Aquatic Plant May Help Remove Contaminants From Lakes

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A tiny aquatic plant called duckweed might be a viable option for remove phosphorus, nitrates, nitrites and even heavy metals from lakes, ponds and slow-moving waterbodies.
16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Flutist Forges Partnerships with Composers

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The 2017 Inaugural Winter Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel will provide flutist Tammy Yonce an opportunity to collaborate with faculty from around the world.
14-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Developing International Solar Energy Expertise

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Harnessing the power of the sun can help meet the increasing demand for energy worldwide—and the solar cell research group at South Dakota State University is doing its part to make this possible.
9-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Get FRUVED Campaign Makes Healthy Lifestyle Choices Easier

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College students are creating a campus environment that encourages healthy lifestyles and promotes healthful activities through social media and marketing, thanks to Get FRUVED.
31-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Using Complex Carbohydrates to Absorb Nitrates, Phosphorus

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Polysaccharides, commonly used in food products, may be used to absorb nitrates and phosphorus—and put the nutrients back in the field.
16-Oct-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Identifying Hopes of Children in Flint, Michigan

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By examining children’s narratives on hope in Flint, Michigan, the counseling and human development researchers seek to enhance school- and community-based programs for children in low-income communities.
11-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Timber Bridges Viable Option for Local Roads

Structural testing of a glulam timber girder bridge confirmed that they are viable, cost-effective options for replacing bridges on low-traffic county and township road.
10-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Identifying Pathogens That Cause Soybean Stem Canker

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Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
2-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EDT

More Bat Sightings Coincide with Fledglings Leaving Nest

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An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
25-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Deny “Red-Carpet” Treatment to Rogue Leaders

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8-Aug-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Antarctica Iceberg: Has It Happened Before?

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14-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT

Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus, Say South Dakota Scientists

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30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

Turkey Referendum: Parliamentary System Eroded Through Fraudulent Elections

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20-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Ag, Science Teachers to Integrate Research Into Curriculums

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Encouraging more high school students to pursue careers in agriculture—that’s the idea behind USDA iLEARN professional development workshops for science and ag teachers.
4-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

U.S. Abandoning TPP, Opportunity for China

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27-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

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