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iCeNSA network opens flow of ideas, collaboration

iCeNSA is a connector and a hub whose interdisciplinary work and faculty affiliates span computing, science, engineering, mathematics, social science and humanities. Nitesh Chawla of computer science and engineering is director of the center, with co-directors Michael Ferdig of biological sciences, David Hachen of sociology and Zoltán Toroczkai of physics....

iCeNSA network opens flow of ideas, collaboration

iCeNSA is a connector and a hub whose interdisciplinary work and faculty affiliates span computing, science, engineering, mathematics, social science and humanities. Nitesh Chawla of computer science and engineering is director of the center, with co-directors Michael Ferdig of biological sciences, David Hachen of sociology and Zoltán Toroczkai of physics....

ND-LEEF: Out of the Laboratory, Into the Environment

A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 15, 2012 for the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF), located at St. Patrick's County Park in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The field-based environmental research facility will allow Notre Dame scientists, graduate and undergraduate researchers, visiting scholars and other academic institutions to...

ND-LEEF: Out of the Laboratory, Into the Environment

A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 15, 2012 for the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF), located at St. Patrick's County Park in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The field-based environmental research facility will allow Notre Dame scientists, graduate and undergraduate researchers, visiting scholars and other academic institutions to...

Fish barrier vs. carp DNA: What to believe?

This piece is the third of the three-part series "Deep Trouble - A High-Tech Hunt for Asian Carp," by Dan Egan, reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This story draws from research compiled since 2006. It involved more than 100 interviews and is based on a review of thousands of pages of documents,...

Fish barrier vs. carp DNA: What to believe?

This piece is the third of the three-part series "Deep Trouble - A High-Tech Hunt for Asian Carp," by Dan Egan, reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This story draws from research compiled since 2006. It involved more than 100 interviews and is based on a review of thousands of pages of documents,...

Chicago River becomes battleground test lab

This piece is the first of the three-part series "Deep Trouble - A High-Tech Hunt for Asian Carp," by Dan Egan, reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This story draws from research compiled since 2006. It involved more than 100 interviews and is based on a review of thousands of pages of documents,...

Chicago River becomes battleground test lab

This piece is the first of the three-part series "Deep Trouble - A High-Tech Hunt for Asian Carp," by Dan Egan, reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This story draws from research compiled since 2006. It involved more than 100 interviews and is based on a review of thousands of pages of documents,...

Asian carp DNA proof confirms 'worst fears'

Under the protective gaze of Touchdown Jesus, scientists inside the Life Sciences Center here on the Notre Dame campus were examining water samples from Lake Erie last week, hoping they would never find what they were looking for -- evidence of Asian carp DNA. Then that troubling moment arrived, when...

Asian carp DNA proof confirms 'worst fears'

Under the protective gaze of Touchdown Jesus, scientists inside the Life Sciences Center here on the Notre Dame campus were examining water samples from Lake Erie last week, hoping they would never find what they were looking for -- evidence of Asian carp DNA. Then that troubling moment arrived, when...

Asian carp DNA found in Lake Erie

Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, Central Michigan University and the Nature Conservancy detected DNA from the invasive fish this week when examining more than 400 samples taken...

Asian carp DNA found in Lake Erie

Genetic material from Asian carp has been discovered in Lake Erie water samples collected nearly a year ago, officials said Friday. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, Central Michigan University and the Nature Conservancy detected DNA from the invasive fish this week when examining more than 400 samples taken...