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JINA Art 2 Science Camp Highlights

Check out the highlights of the 2014 Art 2 Science Camp sponsered by  the Joing Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics.    During the JINA Art to Science camp from July 14-18, 2014 in the Jordan Hall of Science, over 175 children learned about the wonders of the physical universe and used...

Reilly Center Welcomes New Director

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce its new director, Dr. Anjan Chakravartty. Dr. Chakravartty, a distinguished philosopher of science, joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2011 from the University of Toronto, where he was director of...

Shedd Aquarium Expands Conservation and Research Team

  New Postdoctoral Research Associate Joins Shedd to Study Native Crayfish Communities.    CHICAGO – Shedd Aquarium, a global leader in research and conservation, announces the hiring of Eric Larson, Ph.D. as a postdoctoral research associate for the aquarium’s Daniel P. Haerther Center for Conservation and Research. In partnership with the University of...

Hunting for Asian carp by what they left behind

Think of it as CSI for fish. Like the crime scene investigators on television detective shows, fisheries scientists are relying on a technique called eDNA (environmental DNA) to search the Great Lakes for evidence of Asian carp that are too sparsely spread to be captured by electrofishing, netting or poisoning.…...

Hunting for Asian carp by what they left behind

Think of it as CSI for fish. Like the crime scene investigators on television detective shows, fisheries scientists are relying on a technique called eDNA (environmental DNA) to search the Great Lakes for evidence of Asian carp that are too sparsely spread to be captured by electrofishing, netting or poisoning.…...

Cover crops increase profitability

Panelists shared cover crop success stories at the Commodity Classic conference in San Antonio Turnips used as a cover crop. Cover crops not only improve soil health and bump yields, but also increase profitability, a U.S. farmer told farm show delegates in San Antonio.…

Cover crops increase profitability

Panelists shared cover crop success stories at the Commodity Classic conference in San Antonio Turnips used as a cover crop. Cover crops not only improve soil health and bump yields, but also increase profitability, a U.S. farmer told farm show delegates in San Antonio.…