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NSF Funds Big Data Project in Digital Agriculture

The University of North Dakota, in partnership with Iowa State University, Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is leading a multi-institution Digital Agriculture Spoke grant of about $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF describes the UND-led project as Digital Agriculture - Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Plant Sciences and Education.

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From Pokemon Go to Birdwatching: UT Scientist Studies How We Express Our Inner Hunter

Interested in birding or wildlife photography? Enjoy playing Pokemon Go and catching imaginary creatures? If so, you may simply be expressing your inner hunter. So says a new study from Vladimir Dinets, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, research assistant professor of psychology.

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Scientific Diplomacy: Berkeley Lab Hosts 2016 TechWomen

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In September two researchers from Africa visited Berkeley Lab as part of the State Department’s TechWomen—an international exchange that brings emerging women leaders in STEM from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the U.S.

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Research Provides Understanding About Expansion and Contraction of the Tropical Rain Belt

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The research looks at the monsoon rains that fell in northern Australia over the past 3,000 years.

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Penn Scientists Receive $24 Million from National Science Foundation to Establish MechanoBiology Center

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he National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $24 Million, five-year grant to establish a Science and Technology Center (STC) focused on engineering mechanobiology, or the way cells exert and are influenced by the physical forces in their environment.

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Giant Thai Insect Reveals Clues to Human Heart Disease

Taylor and his team used an electron microscope to capture the first three-dimensional image of a tiny filament, or strand, of an essential muscle that the palm-sized water bug Lethocerus indicus uses to fly. . This image shows for the first time the individual molecules in the filament in a relaxed state, which is necessary to re-extend muscles.

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CO2 Record at Mauna Loa, the Music Video: The Sounds of Climate Change

Two scientists put the carbon dioxide record at Mauna Loa to music, and made a music video of climate change.

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FBI Hazardous Devices School Becomes REDOPS Testbed

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The DHS S&T REDOPS program is adding a fifth Bomb Squad Test Bed location hosted by the FBI Counter Improvised Explosive Device Unit at the FBI Hazardous Devices School in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Small Businesses Show Off Tech Solutions at Small Business Innovative Workshop

Government, private-sector integrators and investment firms were invited to see a variety of novel technologies available for operational use during the event.

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Abstract Submissions Open Sept. 30 for Aging Conference

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The call for abstracts opens Friday, Sept. 30, for the second annual Optimal Aging Conference, hosted by the Univeristy of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging and the Kentucky Association for Gerontology. The conference will be held June 11-13, 2017.

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First Evidence of Deep-Sea Animals Ingesting Microplastics

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Scientists working in the mid-Atlantic and south-west Indian Ocean have found evidence of microfibers ingested by deep sea animals including hermit crabs, squat lobsters and sea cucumbers, revealing for the first time the environmental fallout of microplastic pollution.

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New Research Reveals an Ancient Reptile Had Bizarre Forelimb Evolution

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Fossil remains from an ancient reptile known as Drepanosaurus reveals unusual skeletal adaptations in the forelimb that scientists have never before recorded in land animals.

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Gulf Observing Organization Releases New Strategic Plan

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New plan provides a roadmap for developing ocean tools, technologies and applications for improved ocean forecasts and better protections for human safety and the Gulf environment and economy.

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