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ND-GAIN and Dublin Global Gateway partner to build climate change inventory of Ireland

ND-GAIN and Dublin Global Gateway partner to build climate change inventory of Ireland
Even the most prepared countries need to focus more on climate change, according to the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN) Country Index. The annual study—which measures how 181 countries compare on vulnerability to climate impacts and readiness to successfully implement adaptation solutions—shows that top-ranked nations such as...

Our genes shape our gut bacteria, new research shows

Our genes shape our gut bacteria, new research shows
In the study, published recently in Science, researchers discovered that most bacteria in the gut microbiome are heritable after looking at more than 16,000 gut microbiome profiles collected over 14 years from a long-studied population of baboons in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park.

Use of PFAS in cosmetics ‘widespread,’ new study finds

Use of PFAS in cosmetics ‘widespread,’ new study finds
Many cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a potentially toxic class of chemicals linked to a number of serious health conditions, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.

Women Lead 2021

Women Lead 2021
Returning to "normal" isn't for everyone. In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, meet eight women leaders who are challenging the status quo in their fields. To read their stories, click here…

In The News: South Bend Tribune Viewpoint on Protecting Indiana's Wetlands

In The News: South Bend Tribune Viewpoint on Protecting Indiana's Wetlands
Viewpoint: Let Indiana legislators know you value the state's remaining wetlands The South Bend Tribune featured a viewpoint article by ND-ECI affiliated faculty Gary Lamberti, Professor of Biological Sciences and Katherine O'Reilly, Ph.D. Candidate in Biological Sciences. Acre for acre, it’s hard to beat wetlands when it comes to the...

His Passion Was Contagious

His Passion Was Contagious
Even as a young man, George Craig loved learning about mosquitoes. Over his lifetime he became a world-renowned entomologist whose dedication to fighting disease inspired a generation of scientists.