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Atmosphere may cleanse itself better than previously thought
...his study in no way implies that we are out of the woods
with regard to atmospheric pollution," he said. "What it means is that we need to do a much more careful job with our measurements in order to accurately account for all the reactive chemicals present in the air." Francisco said he hopes the study a...
'Acid rain' and forest mass: Another perspective
...iata pine forests (the first stage) and in two oak woods
(the second). To this end, weekly samples of rain, transcolation (fraction of the precipitation that passes through the forest canopy), and litterfall (vegetable material fallen from trees: leaves, twigs, fruit, and so on), the first 25 cm of minera...
Carnegie Mellon scientists show brain uses optimal code for sound
...heir research, the scientists traipsed through the woods
and recorded cracking branches, crunching leaves and wind rustling through leaves before returning to the laboratory to de-code the information contained in this rich set of sounds. They also discovered what they consider the most "natural" sound: if...
First biomarker for human sleepiness identified in fruit flies
... sleepy on your way over the river and through the woods
to grandmother's house, it's much better to pull over and find a place where you can sleep for a while than to continue on and risk a serious accident." The study appears this week in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sc...
Iowa State University botanists identify new species of North American bamboo
...s. River cane (Arundinaria gigantea) occurs in low woods
and along riverbanks. Switch cane (Arundinaria tec... non-alluvial swamps, moist pine barrens, live oak woods
and along sandy margins of streams. "Most people have no idea that we have native bamboo in the U...