Identifying more sites worldwide to determine the accuracy of satellite sensors will allow engineers to select sites ideally suited to specific spectral bands of reflected light.
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A senior research project on parasitic wasps that feed on aphids led to a summer internship at the Smithsonian Institute that was a dream come true for an entomology graduate student.
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Nurses surveyed are relatively comfortable guiding terminally ill patients through end-of-life decision-making, but they learned these skills on-the-job, rather than as part of their nursing education.
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Social media is a powerful tool that can help people facing health challenges, such as Native Americans on kidney dialysis.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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