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  1. Yellowstone's 'landscape of fear' not so scary after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 21 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Utah State University scientists have shown that a 'landscape of fear' does not keep Yellowstone elk from using risky habitats where wolves kill them. In an Early View online article... view LOGAN, UTAH, USA- After wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the mid-1990s, some scientists thought the large predator reestablished a 'landscape of fear' that caused elk, the wolf's main prey, to avoid risky places where wolves killed them.

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  2. USU awarded $1 million HHMI grant to mentor Native American scholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 19 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: USU Eastern, Blanding students, from left, Kylie Reese and Tyanna White, collect water quality data from an impounded wetland in northern Utah's Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, as part of... view LOGAN, UTAH, USA -- Utah State University is among 33 institutions nationwide selected to join the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Inclusive Excellence initiative. USU joins 24 other schools, chosen in 2017 during the initiative's inaugural year, committed to engaging all students in science, regardless of background.

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  3. Life in the fast lane: USU ecologist says dispersal ability linked to plants' life cyclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: A teasel inflorescence with spiny bracts. Utah State University ecologist Noelle Beckman says seed dispersal is an essential, yet overlooked process of plant demography, but it's difficult to empirically observe,... view LOGAN, UTAH, USA - Though mostly rooted in the ground, plants have a number of innovative ways to disperse their seeds and get on with the business of propagation.

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  4. Top nitrogen researchers imagine world beyond fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: The US Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences gathered top experts in nitrogen research in Washington, D.C. for an October 2016 summit to discuss the current field of... view LOGAN, UTAH, USA -- Freeways choked with traffic, supermarkets laden with fertilizer-grown stock from distance fields and virtually everything we touch derived from petroleum-based plastics. It's hard to imagine life beyond our fossil-fueled world.

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  5. The Matryoshka effect: USU researchers describe underwater phenomenonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    LOGAN, UTAH, April 25, 2018 -- Researchers at Utah State University are sending cascades of water into a tank to uncover a mystery of fluid dynamics. After a yearlong research study, the team of engineers and fluid dynamicists unraveled the physics behind a unique underwater phenomenon that's been likened to the Matryoshka doll -- the traditional Russian doll within a doll.

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  6. Hanging by a thread: Why bent fibers hold more waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    April 2, 2018, LOGAN, UTAH -- On your next stroll through the woods, take a look at the dew droplets hanging from the leaves. If you see moisture on a cypress or juniper tree with their distinct bifurcated leaves, you'll likely see those water droplets defying the rules of physics.

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  7. Astrophysicist Kip Thorne to receive 2018 Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    In his research, Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne has traveled deep into the strange world of general relativity--physicists' description of gravity as a geometric property of space and time--and has become one of the world's foremost experts on the topic. But even as Thorne has ventured into the theoretical complexities of the universe, he has successfully brought the rest of us along.

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  8. Playing both ends: Amphibian adapted to varied evolutionary pressuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Researchers Pedro Luiz Mailho-Fontana, left, of Butantan Institute and Edmund 'Butch' Brodie, Jr. of Utah State University are among the team, which published findings about the evolution of the amphibian... view LOGAN, UTAH, USA - Caecilians are serpent-like creatures, but they're not snakes or giant worms. The limbless amphibians, related to frogs and salamanders, favor tropical climates of Africa, Asia and the Americas.

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  9. Nature has more than one way to make methane, say Utah State University biochemistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Utah State University biochemists, from left, Zhi-Yong Yang, Derek Harris, Rhesa Ledbetter and Professor Lance Seefeldt, along with collaborators from the University of Washington and Montana State University, report a... view LOGAN, UTAH, USA - Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, trapping more solar radiation on Earth than carbon dioxide. It's also the primary component of natural gas, a critical fuel source for heating and other uses.

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  10. Early bloomers: Statistical tool reveals climate change impacts on plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Will Pearse, assistant professor in Utah State University's Department of Biology and the USU Ecologist Center, is lead author of a paper in the Nov. 6, 2017, early online edition... view LOGAN, UTAH, USA - Early flowering, early fruiting: Anecdotal evidence of climate change is popping up as quickly as spring crocuses, but is it coincidence or confirmation of shifts in plant phenology caused by global warming? "My mum reports her snowdrops are blooming earlier each spring in her English garden," says Utah State University scientist Will Pearse.

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  11. Ultra-light aluminum: USU chemist reports breakthrough in material designRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Chemists from Utah State University, USA and Southern Federal University, Russia, computationally designed a new, metastable, ultra-light crystalline form of aluminum. view LOGAN, UTAH, USA - If you drop an aluminum spoon in a sink full of water, the spoon will sink to the bottom.

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  12. New CubeSat propulsion system uses water as propellantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | EurekAlert!

    A new type of micropropulsion system for miniature satellites called CubeSats uses an innovative design of tiny nozzles that release precise bursts of water vapor to maneuver the spacecraft. Low-cost "microsatellites" and "nanosatellites" far smaller than conventional spacecraft, have become increasingly prevalent.

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