Swingin' in the Rain: Life in Forest Treetops
Swingin' in the Rain: Life in Forest
By climbing into the forest canopy, researchers are discovering unique ecosystems--complete
with climate, plants and animals--that survive well above the forest floor.
GOALI: Promoting University-Industry Partnerships
Pairing industrial and academic researchers has resulted in new solutions for
long-standing industrial problems.
Climate Played a Role in the American Revolution
In the second half of the 1700s, American colonists weren't only upset about
King George's taxes, they were also struggling with climate changes that wreaked
havoc on harvests.
Research and Tuition Hikes Not Connected
A national study of universities and colleges showed consistent tuition
increases on all campuses, not just research institutions. Therefore, researchers
say that the tuition hikes are caused by common factors, as opposed to
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Finding the Cell Doors
New research shows that cell membranes act as gatekeepers, letting
only select nutrients into the cell.
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About the cover:
Nalini Nadkarni collects samples of epiphytes from Olympic rainforest trees.
Credit: Dennis Paulson