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Scholarly Work Helps Nurses Cope with Night Shift, Fatigue

Shift work is one of the biggest factors that can drive nurses away from hospitals, but the develop workplace practices that help nurses cope with fatigue can help.
8-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Conservation Book Addresses Fragmented Populations, Genetic Isolation

"Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations" examines how management of fragmented plant and animal populations can improve through practical applications of conservation biology.
2-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Preventing Vitamin A Deficiency in Africa with Sweet Potato-Enriched Bread

Scientists from Kenya and South Dakota are evaluating the bread’s starch digestibility and nutritional potential to sweet potato-enriched bread to help prevent vitamin A deficiency in Africa.
27-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Some Animal Viruses May Survive in Imported Feed Ingredients

Seven of the 11 animal viruses tested can potentially survive the transglobal journey from Asia or Europe to the United States in at least two commonly imported feed ingredients. That means feed biosecurity should be a major priority.
3-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Combining Satellite Data with Differing Spatial Resolutions, Spectral Bands

Sentinel 2 satellites have a higher spatial resolution and more spectral bands than Landsat 8, but Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence researchers are combining their data to track changes in land cover and land use in the Upper Midwest.
28-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Do Products to Control Parasites in Livestock Impact Dung Beetles?

The same products that get rid of internal parasites in livestock may adversely impact the dung beetles that help break down dung. That could be bad news for the dung beetles and livestock production.
7-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Developing Antidotes for Cyanide, Mustard Gas

Two new analytical methods, one to evaluate a new cyanide antidote, dimethyl trisulfide, and another to quickly detect a substance associated with exposure to mustard gas, are helping scientists develop countermeasures against these chemical warfare...
22-Feb-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Influenza D Antibodies Confirmed in Horses on Midwestern Farms

Researchers found antibodies against two strains of influenza D in blood samples from horses in the Midwest. “It’s nothing we need to worry about at this moment, but more studies are needed,” according to professor Feng Li.
16-Feb-2018 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites


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Helping Sunflower Producers Fight Stem Canker

Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help.
23-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST

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Identifying Pathogens That Cause Soybean Stem Canker

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

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More Bat Sightings Coincide with Fledglings Leaving Nest

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

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Deny “Red-Carpet” Treatment to Rogue Leaders

8-Aug-2017 6:05 PM EDT

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Antarctica Iceberg: Has It Happened Before?

14-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT

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

30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

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Turkey Referendum: Parliamentary System Eroded Through Fraudulent Elections

20-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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Ag, Science Teachers to Integrate Research Into Curriculums

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

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