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Elevated levels of radioactivity, salts and metals have been found in river water and sediments at a site where treated water from oil and gas operations is discharged into a western Pennsylvania creek.
As one species of European songbird island-hopped to colonize mid-Atlantic archipelagoes over the course of a half million years, their songs lost their sense of syntax.
A blood test developed by researchers at Duke Medicine showed more than 90-percent accuracy in distinguishing between viral and bacterial infections when tested in people with respiratory illnesses.
A ten-year project has led to major revisions in our understanding of the bird brain, concluding that it is much more similar to mammalian brains than previously thought.
Many climate studies have predicted that tree species will respond to global warming by migrating via seed dispersal to cooler climates.
A new report details how coal retrieved from the Earth through surface mining comes at a significant cost to the ecosystem.
Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors.
A new study from Duke University claims restaurants would do well to include caloric listings along with their healthier offerings on their websites and apps.
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