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( University of Washington ) A study published this week in Nature Geoscience shows that woody plant matter is almost completely digested by bacteria living in the Amazon River, and that this tough stuff plays a major part in fueling the river's breath.
( Drexel University ) The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University has received a major grant from the William Penn Foundation to support watershed protection and restoration in the Delaware watershed that is intended to coordinate and demonstrate a region-wide impact on improving water quality.
( American Society for Microbiology ) A cocktail of non-pathogenic bacteria naturally occurring in the digestive tract of healthy humans can protect against a potentially lethal E. coli infection in animal models according to research presented today at the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. The research, conducted by scientists at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, could have important implications for the prevention or even treatment of this disease.
( University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences ) A National Science Foundation planning grant will help establish the Center for Advanced Research in Drying, a joint program of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass.
( Northeastern University College of Science ) Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013. Earle, a world-renowned oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer, will deliver the opening address to the College of Science's Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference on the critical role and fragile state of marine ecosystems.
A Texas dog is recovering after his owner used twine as suture and duct-taped a wound on his back. - More -