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  1. Just add water: New discovery in plant-disease mechanism

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Too much rain, coupled with prolonged high levels of humidity, can result in more plant disease, new research indicates. Posted: 2016-11-23 19:02:38
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  2. Widespread land losses from 2010 Gulf oil spill, study finds

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Dramatic, widespread shoreline loss is revealed in new NASA/U.S. Geological Survey annual maps of the Louisiana marshlands where the coastline was most heavily coated with oil during the 2010 BP Deepwater ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  3. Mars ice deposit holds as much water as Lake Superior

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Frozen beneath a region of cracked and pitted plains on Mars lies about as much water as what's in Lake Superior, largest of the Great Lakes, researchers using NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have determined. ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  4. New grasses neutralize toxic pollution from bombs, explosives, and munitions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... across the U.S. and some offsite drinking water wells. Posted: 2016-11-22 23:23:55 ...
    Thursday, 24 November 2016
  5. Safest locations for wastewater injection

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    New maps of the geologic forces contributing to earthquakes in Texas and Oklahoma could help reduce the likelihood of humanmade temblors associated with wastewater injection, say investigators. Posted: ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  6. Ancient, methane-derived carbon discovered in stoneflies

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The first example of freshwater consumers using ancient methane-derived carbon has been revealed by researchers. This discovery represents the most extensive example of a methane-derived carbon contribution ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  7. Meteorites reveal lasting drought on Mars

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The lack of liquid water on the surface of Mars today has been demonstrated by new evidence in the form of meteorites on the Red Planet examined by an international team of planetary scientists. Posted: ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  8. Self-healing materials for semi-dry conditions

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Before we have self-healing cars or buildings, we need strong materials that can fully self-repair in water-free environments. Self-healing materials work very well if they are soft and wet, but research ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  9. Predators can drive increase in virus populations

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The transparent belly of a tiny beast has revealed how algae-infecting chloroviruses bloom in freshwater around the world, says a new study. Posted: 2016-11-10 20:53:09 ...
    Sunday, 13 November 2016
  10. Good food puts bees in good mood

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    After bumblebees drink a small droplet of really sweet sugar water, they behave like they are in a positive emotion-like state, scientists have discovered.  Posted: 2016-09-29 18:23:29 ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  11. Giant Thai insect reveals clues to human heart disease

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    An electron microscope has been used to capture the first three-dimensional image of a tiny filament, or strand, of an essential muscle that the palm-sized water bug Lethocerus indicus uses to fly. This ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  12. Lake brownification, eutrophication decrease the content of essential fatty acids in fish used in human diets

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Eutrophication and brownification change phytoplankton community structure and decrease the production of essential omega-3 fatty acids in lakes. Perch growing in oligotrophic clear-water lakes contain ...
    Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  13. Flint lead crisis adds up to $395 million in social costs

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The social costs related to lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan, amount to $395 million from April 2014, when the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River, to the present day, not ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  14. Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantified

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    This is the first study to show that deciduous tree water uptake of snowmelt water represents a large but overlooked aspect of the water balance in boreal watersheds. For the boreal forest of Alaska and ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  15. Pathogenic bacteria hitchhiking on tiny plastic particles to North and Baltic Seas?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    With increasing water temperatures comes an increasing likelihood of potentially pathogenic bacteria appearing in the North and Baltic Seas. Scientists have now demonstrated that a group of such bacteria ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  16. Physical cause for cell death in dry preservation of embryos

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Brine shrimp do it, water bears do it, why can't we dry preserve snow leopard or golden toad embryos and keep them on the shelf? A new study has determined that a critical issue in dry preserving whole ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  17. Easier, faster, cheaper: A full-filling approach to making nanotubes of consistent quality

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... tiniest of cylinders fill with water during processing. But for nanotube practitioners who have reached their Popeye threshold and "can't stands no more," scientists have devised a cheap, quick and effective ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  18. Genetic roots of insect's waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... waterproof coating, which provides them protection from microbes and environmental stress. They nicknamed the gene spidey. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:36:02 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  19. Molecular switch for controlling color, fluorescence

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... friendly since it uses the energy from the two gases to switch the color and fluorescence of a compound and produces only water as a byproduct. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:36:04 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  20. In hot water: Climate change is affecting North American fish

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Climate change is already affecting inland fish across North America -- including some fish that are popular with anglers. Scientists are seeing a variety of changes in how inland fish reproduce, grow ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
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