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2011-04-18 22:27:28

When your family members gather at a picnic in your backyard, there may be 10 to 20 people -- maybe more -- enjoying your barbecue.

2011-04-11 22:01:35

Solving problems for clients in any field usually requires gathering information and creative thinking that leads to practical and inventive solutions.

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2011-04-08 09:00:46

NASA's Kepler Mission has detected changes in brightness in 500 sun-like stars, giving astronomers a much better idea about the nature and evolution of the stars.

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2011-03-31 07:17:46

NASA's Kepler Mission is giving astronomers such a clear view of changes in star brightness that they can now see clues about what's happening inside red giant stars.

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2011-03-25 06:15:00

An increase in average wind speeds blowing over the world’s oceans over the past quarter-century have generated higher waves and rougher seas.

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2011-03-21 11:45:00

Sixty million dollars are being invested by the federal government on three major studies on the effects of climate change on crops and forests in hopes of ensuring farmers and foresters can continue producing food and timber while limiting the impact of a shifting environment.

2011-03-01 14:50:20

Invasive plant species have long had a reputation as being bad for a new ecosystem when they are introduced.

2011-02-28 15:53:31

A protein pathway that may hold the secret to understanding Parkinson's disease has been discovered and explained by Iowa State University researchers.

2011-02-23 17:42:44

A research team led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory has identified and described two parts of the three-part system that pumps toxins from bacteria and allows them to resist antibiotics.


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