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Materials for the next generation of electronics and photovoltaics

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MacArthur Fellow develops new uses for carbon nanotubes
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Halting the spread of Ebola: Nigeria a model for quick action, scientists find

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Rapid control measures critical to stopping the virus in its tracks
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Designing tomorrow's air traffic control systems

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MIT researcher explores algorithmic solutions to make flying more efficient
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Ten things to know about the flowers of fall: Sunflowers

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Scientists unfurl common flowers' genetic secrets
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What happens to your brain when your mind is at rest?

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Kavli Prize winner recognized as pioneer in research in the development and use of brain imaging techniques
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Geospatial data project puts major issues on the map

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Powerful Web-based system let users worldwide predict damaging floods and potential effects of climate change
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Sleeping sands of the Kalahari awaken after more than 10,000 years

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Overgrazing leaves desert's red dunes blowing in the African wind
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Making stars

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Astronomy program provides tools, support to enhance diversity
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Brown Dog: A search engine for the other 99 percent (of data)

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Illinois-led team develops tools to search the unstructured Web
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Advances in computer mobility, connectivity and networks

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Researcher develops programs and platforms that will ensure systems work despite power losses and other issues
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Expensive cup o'joe? Blame coffee farm rust fungus

NSF Discoveries - 12 min 20 sec ago

To find answers, scientists study ecological complexity of Mexican, Central American coffee plantations
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How to grow mussels

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Researchers optimize growing conditions and practices to improve mussel farming
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Community college project gets students on the STEM path

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Undergraduates get involved in research activities as part of teaching mission
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Building the framework for the future of biofuels

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Do plant-based fuels offer a realistic reprieve from a fossil-powered future? An ASU engineer examines the full cycle
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Plant-based building materials may boost energy savings

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Insulation for homes of the future may be harvested from fields of kenaf, an alternative to fiberglass
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The red hand fish

Ernst Mayr Library Facebook - Mon, 2014-10-20 21:16
The red hand fish


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Meet the fish that will always be caught red-handed. The red handfish, which 'walks', is one of Australia's critically endangered species, with maybe only hundreds left in the wild. They hang around the east coast of Tasmania in sparse populations. Read more: http://bit.ly/1rZKRce
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