- Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:39:36 +0000: NAD depletion as pathogen response - Science current issue
- Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:39:36 +0000: Suicide--turning the tide - Science current issue
- Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:39:36 +0000: CRISPR comes to the silver screen - Science current issue
- Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:39:36 +0000: Linking development to metabolism - Science current issue
- Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:39:36 +0000: The 200-year effort to see the embryo - Science current issue
- Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:34:17 +0000: Respiratory System: Our Avenue for Gas Exchange - Livescience.com
Breathe in, breathe out.
- Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:00:47 +0000: A Rail Gun the Size of Manhattan Could Reveal the Secrets of the Higgs Boson - Livescience.com
A giant linear collider the size of Manhattan could finally help us find new physics, scientists argue.
- Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:00:35 +0000: Sending Even a Tiny Message Through a Black Hole Would Make It Evaporate - Livescience.com
Sending a carrier pigeon across the cosmos would probably be a more reliable way to send a message.
- Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:00:11 +0000: Physicists Finally Narrowed Down the Mass of the Tiniest 'Ghost Particle' in the Universe - Livescience.com
A new paper uses data about the structure of the entire universe to measure the mass of one of its smallest, hardest-to-study components.
- Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:56:36 +0000: We'd Better Retreat from the Coasts While We Still Can, Scientists Urge Amid Climate Crisis - Livescience.com
Do it now or do it later, with much, much worse outcomes.
- Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure in Nine States - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2017 – Rural Development Acting Deputy Under Secretary Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is making loans to electric cooperatives that will help continue to deliver safe, reliable and affordable electricity to rural residents, business and institutions in nine states.
- Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Helps Expand Broadband Service in Rural Illinois and Oklahoma - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 – Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Roger Glendenning today announced that USDA is awarding $19.3 million in loans to provide broadband in rural portions of Illinois and Oklahoma.
- Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Invests $103 Million to Protect Lives, Property After Natural Disasters - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – Acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing up to $103 million in fiscal year 2017 for disaster recovery efforts to help state, local and tribal units of government protect lives and property in disaster-affected areas following natural disasters.
- Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: Acting Secretary of Agriculture Visits Workers Impacted By Louisiana Tornado and Tours Storm Damage - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2017 - Acting Agriculture Deputy Secretary Mike Young visited the displaced workers of the USDA Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) National Finance Center (NFC) Monday after an EF-3 tornado hit the New Orleans-based NFC building last week, causing severe damage. No one was seriously hurt as a result of the storm, which struck at approximately 11:20 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
- Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000: USDA Reminds Individuals and Small Businesses in Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming that USDA Offers Disaster Assistance Programs to Help - USDA - Latest News Releases
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses that could potentially be affected by the recent storms that USDA has several programs that provide assistance before, during and after disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices in the states of Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming are ready to help.
- Tue, 06 Aug 2019 18:58:23 +0000: The Big Picture: What Sustains Biodiversity - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Guest post originally published by NCEAS. The synthesis working groups described in this post were funded in 2016 and 2017. The LTER Network Office recently released a new call for synthesis proposals with a deadline of October 23. Eligibility is not limited to members of the LTER Network, although the synthesis must draw on LTER […]
- Mon, 29 Jul 2019 19:47:05 +0000: ESA SEEDS program receives NSF award - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Thanks to a $1.3 million award, DEB-1929524, from the National Science Foundation, the Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) SEEDS – Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability – program will be able to build upon the gains achieved in the past two decades to support and retain diverse talent in the ecological sciences through 2024. […]
- Mon, 29 Jul 2019 19:00:38 +0000: Philanthropic roots yielding fruit at ESA’s meeting - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Blogpost from ESA President Laura Huenneke July 29, 2019 As I’ve written here previously, the Ecological Society of America works hard to manage its financial resources for the broadest possible benefit of its members. We strive to keep dues, meeting registration fees, and the cost of our services as low as possible to maximize access […]
- Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:47:02 +0000: Policy News: July 29, 2019 - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
In This Issue: 104th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America convenes in Louisville, KY Meeting plenaries and symposia explore the meeting theme “Bridging Communities and Ecosystems: Inclusion as an Ecological Imperative.” Honeybees in the Crosshairs EPA affirms the use of the pesticides chlorpyrifos and sulfoxaflor. Congress White House, Congressional leaders reach an agreement […]
- Mon, 22 Jul 2019 18:50:30 +0000: Celebrating and Empowering ESA – A Journey Towards Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice - EcoTone: news and views on ecological science
Kennedy “Ned” Rubert-Nason, University of Maine at Fort Kent; ESA Inclusive Ecology section Teresa Mourad, Ecological Society of America Aramati Casper, Colorado State University; ESA Inclusive Ecology section Zakiya Leggett, North Carolina State University; ESA SEEDS alumna When it comes to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice, knowing that there is a safe space to broach […]