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NWS rolls out new online graphics to better convey forecast information

New online graphics being rolled out this summer by the National Weather Service (NWS) are based on research by a team of risk communication experts at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) who focused on how to better convey forecast information visually. [More]
Present-day efforts to cut mercury emissions may reduce pollution more quickly than current models

Present-day efforts to cut mercury emissions may reduce pollution more quickly than current models

A Dartmouth-led study using a 600-year-old ice core shows that global mercury pollution increased dramatically during the 20th century, but that mercury concentrations in the atmosphere decreased faster than previously thought beginning in the late 1970s when emissions started to decline. [More]
Serving vegetables at dinner makes you a better cook and a loving parent

Serving vegetables at dinner makes you a better cook and a loving parent

Do you want to be seen as a better cook and a more loving parent? It's as easy as serving a vegetable at dinner, according to recent Cornell Food and Brand Lab research. [More]
Leading doctors and academics call on Wellcome Trust to divest from fossil fuel companies

Leading doctors and academics call on Wellcome Trust to divest from fossil fuel companies

Over 50 leading doctors and academics including Fiona Godlee, editor in chief of The BMJ, have signed an open letter published in The Guardian today calling on the Wellcome Trust to divest from fossil fuel companies. [More]
Hain Celestial’s personal care products named in EWG "Best Beach & Sport Sunscreens" list

Hain Celestial’s personal care products named in EWG "Best Beach & Sport Sunscreens" list

The Hain Celestial Group, a leading organic and natural products company providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life™ and a leader in personal care products, is proud to announce that several sunscreens from its portfolio of brands have been named to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) "Best Beach & Sport Sunscreens" list. [More]

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland conducts exclusive interview with Drinkable Air

MMP (USA) announces that Worldwide Business with kathy ireland has conducted an exclusive interview with Drinkable Air, America's leading manufacturer of Atmospheric Water Generators (AWG's). [More]

New initiative aims to determine prevalence of contaminants in Detroit’s urban agriculture soil

Urban gardens are becoming more commonplace across Detroit and other major urban cities throughout the United States. These gardens offer a source of free or inexpensive healthy food for the public and educate community members about food production and rehabilitating the local ecosystem. [More]
New method could help identify 'handedness' of different molecules in mixture

New method could help identify 'handedness' of different molecules in mixture

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the ability to rapidly, reliably and simultaneously identify the 'handedness' of different molecules in a mixture. [More]
KeyLemon, onefacein team up to provide affordable and effective biometric solutions

KeyLemon, onefacein team up to provide affordable and effective biometric solutions

Biometry authentication provider KeyLemon today announced a strategic partnership with emerging biometric password solution onefacein. [More]

Louisiana Tech chemistry student wins EPA's GRO Fellowship for research on water purification

Joshua Tully, a chemistry student at Louisiana Tech University, was recently awarded a Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowship with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for his research on natural clay nanotubes for water purification. [More]
Scientists identify safe repellent that protects fruits from D. suzukii

Scientists identify safe repellent that protects fruits from D. suzukii

Insects destroy a very large fraction of the global agricultural output - nearly 40 percent. The spotted wing Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii), for example, feeds on ripening fruits. A nuisance especially in Northern California and Europe, it lays its eggs inside ripe berries, and, when its larvae emerge there, the fruit is destroyed. [More]

Scientists forecast an average 'dead zone' in Gulf of Mexico this year

Scientists are expecting that this year's Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, also called the "dead zone," will be approximately 5,483 square miles or about the size of Connecticut-the same as it has averaged over the last several years. [More]

Researchers develop new energy-absorbing structure that withstands blunt and ballistic impact

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a groundbreaking new energy-absorbing structure to better withstand blunt and ballistic impact. [More]

Daon receives FIDO certification for IdentityX Mobile Authentication Platform

Daon, a global leader in mobile biometric authentication technology, announced today that its IdentityX Mobile Authentication Platform v4.0 has been FIDO Certified. The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance is an industry consortium launched in 2013 to revolutionize online security with open standards for simpler, stronger authentication. [More]
New insights on crop-rotation resistant rootworms may help develop sustainable agricultural practices

New insights on crop-rotation resistant rootworms may help develop sustainable agricultural practices

After decades of effort, scientists are finally figuring out how insects develop resistance to environmentally friendly farming practices - such as crop rotation - that are designed to kill them. The researchers say their insights will help develop more sustainable agricultural practices. [More]

Princeton researchers develop cobalt-catalyzed reaction that may give unprecedented access to cyclobutanes

Researchers at Princeton have developed a cobalt-catalyzed [2π+2π] reaction that may give unprecedented access to cyclobutanes, four-membered ring-containing molecules. [More]
Researchers receive $10 million grant for citrus greening research project

Researchers receive $10 million grant for citrus greening research project

To help develop a therapeutic treatment for citrus greening disease, a bacterial infection that threatens the future of the U.S. citrus industry, the United States Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Research Initiative has awarded a diverse group of researchers a $10 million grant. [More]

Expert report highlights urgent action needed to lessen the future impact of Atrial Fibrillation in Europe

Researched and written by RAND Europe, with contributions from a panel of leading European medical, patient group and health economic experts, the Future of Anticoagulation Report explores how decisions made today can change and reshape the landscape of tomorrow... [More]
Scar management: an interview with Adele Atkinson, Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Scar management: an interview with Adele Atkinson, Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Scarring has been shown to have a significant impact on patients’ lives. As well as the physical burden associated with skin scarring, psychological strains can also negatively affect the quality of life for patients, with the majority (56%) considering themselves to be ‘abnormal’ due to their scars... [More]

Lucideon releases new healthcare video

Lucideon, the international materials technology company, has released a new video to showcase its services for the healthcare industries, including the medical devices, consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors... [More]
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