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UMaine to host international Potato Disease Summit in fall

Added: 01.05.2017 5:05 | 9 views | 0 comments


BANGOR, Maine (AP) - The University of Maine will convene a forum about potato diseases this fall that's expected to draw scientists from all over the U.S. and Europe.
The Potato Disease Summit will be held in Bangor on Nov. 9. The university says the event will bring together plant ...

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From: www.washingtontimes.com

| Scientists search for Caribbean quake clues

Added: 30.04.2017 21:30 | 6 views | 0 comments


By following the flow of seawater deep into the earth’s crust, researchers hope to understand the region’s instability
Geologically speaking the Caribbean is a lively place. Recent reminders include the 1995 volcanic eruption on Montserrat, and the devastating magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Haiti in January 2010. Occasionally the Caribbean produces even more powerful outbursts.
Back in February 1843 the region was shaken by an estimated magnitude 8.3 quake, reducing Pointe-a-Pitre in Guadeloupe to ruins and killing one third (1,500) of its inhabitants. Meanwhile, 2,000 people are thought to have perished in a quake of unspecified magnitude which shook Jamaica in 1692.

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Trump Is Instinctive, But Not Like Reagan Was

Added: 30.04.2017 13:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

, Boston Globe
WELL BEFORE DONALD TRUMP, we had plenty of presidents who operated by instinct. Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Ronald Reagan, and George W. Bush all prided themselves on their ability to size up people and situations — and to do so accurately and quickly. Social scientists like to distinguish between two ways of thinking: fast and slow. In their terminology, System 1 is intuitive, rapid, and emotional. By contrast, System 2 is deliberative, reflective, and intent on calculation. System 1 operates effortlessly; System 2 works hard.

From: www.realclearpolitics.com

The ocean detectives

Added: 29.04.2017 17:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

Three new groups of viruses that attack microorganisms from the archaeal marine group, Euryarchaeota have been discovered by scientists. In all, 26 viruses previously unknown to science were found.

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From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

Plague bacteria take refuge in amoebae

Added: 29.04.2017 17:01 | 5 views | 0 comments

Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's digestion, report scientists.

From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

We Asked an Exercise Scientist How to Mentally and Physically Deal With a Plateau

Added: 29.04.2017 15:02 | 6 views | 0 comments

▶️ An expert weighs in on a common problem.

From: nymag.com

The ocean detectives

Added: 29.04.2017 14:09 | 12 views | 0 comments

Three new groups of viruses that attack microorganisms from the archaeal marine group, Euryarchaeota have been discovered by scientists. In all, 26 viruses previously unknown to science were found.

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How Would Just 2 Degrees of Warming Change the Planet?

Added: 29.04.2017 13:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Earth is home to a range of climates, from the scorching dunes of the Sahara to the freezing ridges of Antarctica. Given this diversity, why are climate scientists so alarmed about a worldwide temperature increase of just 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit?

From: www.livescience.com

Plague bacteria take refuge in amoebae

Added: 29.04.2017 13:48 | 14 views | 0 comments

Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe's digestion, report scientists.

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