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Cooling down Chicago: How roofs impact climate PUBLICATION

Cooling down Chicago: How roofs impact climate

Newly published ND-ECI research found that the use of roofs with vegetation or reflective surfaces on Chicago's current infrastructure lowers roof top temperatures by 3 to 4 degrees Celsius.

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Multigene Family Facilitates Adaptive Evolution of Toxin Resistance PUBLICATION

Multigene Family Facilitates Adaptive Evolution of Toxin Resistance

The ability of a species to adapt to new environmental challenges is predicted to be highly contingent on the evolutionary history of its lineage. 

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Scientists say St. Joseph River showing healthy recovery NEWS

Scientists say St. Joseph River showing healthy recovery

WNDU broadcast features Jennifer Tank's lab and water quality research happening at ND-LEEF, positioned next to the St. Joe River in St. Patrick's County Park. 

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Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility

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