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Living Lab: Science a constant at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Traverse City Record-Eagle (11/25)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore near Traverse City, Mich., is a playground for 1.4 million visitors each year. To scientists, its a living laboratory.

NASA Glenn, CWRU team up to commercialize groundbreaking water purification technology

The Plain Dealer (11/24)

One of NASA latest discoveries has the potential to provide benefits to mankind that far surpass anything the agency has patented in the past, purifying polluted water that kills millions of people every year in underdeveloped countries.

Research using CO2 keeps even small fry invasive carp at bay


A researcher at the University of Illinois has shown that bubbling high concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) into water is a deterrent to invasive Asian carp adults. Recently, the research demonstrated that juvenile fish also experience negative consequences following CO2 exposure.

Study delays difficult decision on Isle Royale wolves

Detroit Free Press (11/16)

The number of wolves and moose on Isle Royale, Mich., have varied widely since both reached the island within the last 100 years. The National Park Service must now decide how to manage these iconic species on the island.

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