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Modern Genetics vs. Ancient Frog-Killing Fungus: Round One
Posted: Monday, October 13 2008
Oct. 13, 2008 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Scientists at the University of Idaho currently are involved in a CSI-like investigation of a killer known to have been running rampant for the past decade. But the killer’s name can’t be found on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Instead, it’s on the minds of ecologists on every continent in...
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Investigating Acidic Waters in the Inland Northwest, South America and Beyond
Posted: Wednesday, October 22 2008
Oct. 22, 2008 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – One of the biggest environmental concerns in northern Idaho and western Montana is acidic water systems caused by decades of mining operations. However, researchers at the University of Idaho are working hard to better understand these dangerous water systems in hopes of finding ways to...
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Picture Perfect Passwords
Posted: Wednesday, October 29 2008
Oct. 29, 2008 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Scientists at the University of Idaho are working to help people remember their most important passwords. But instead of improving people’s memory, they’re improving the password. Steffen Werner, a professor in psychology, has spent several years developing a graphical password composed...
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Developing the Corner of Blind Avenue and Safety Way
Posted: Thursday, October 30 2008
Oct. 30, 2008 Photos are available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx. Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – For the 21.2 million Americans who suffer from vision loss, crossing the street can be a stressful and potentially dangerous proposition. Thanks to engineers at the University of Idaho, many visually impaired individuals soon may have a greatly reduced risk thanks to a tool already in ...
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Science on Tap: Beer Science
Posted: Thursday, October 30 2008
Oct. 30, 2008 Written by Ken Kingery COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The earliest indication of brewing beer comes 7,000 years ago in what is today Iran, yet the process still is being perfected today. Though the process is simple, the science behind fermentation is complex, allowing for endless alterations ultimately affecting the final product. Darby McLean is the vice president of business development f...
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Key to Closing Nuclear Cycle May Be a Thin Layer of Rust
Posted: Wednesday, November 5 2008
Nov. 5, 2008 NOTE TO BROADCASTERS: “Paszczynski” is pronounced “pash-CHyN-skee” and “Qiang” is pronounced “CHANG” Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Highly magnetic nanoparticles, originally devised for biomedical purposes, soon will be tested against one of the most toxic substances known to man – spent nuclear fuel. The project – funded by a one-year, $732,000 Department of Energy research g...
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University of Idaho Plays Role in Recovering Forgotten Pieces of Sandpoint History
Posted: Wednesday, November 19 2008
Nov. 19, 2008 Written by Christina Wheaton SANDPOINT, Idaho – The businesses, homes, saloons and brothels that lined the Northern Pacific Railroad in Sandpoint, Idaho, bustled during the late 1800s. Shortly after the turn of the century, however, town life along the tracks became a distant memory as the whole community moved west of Sand Creek and became more of a settled town than a frontier way ...
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What’s Water Really Worth?
Posted: Friday, November 21 2008
Nov. 21, 2008 Written by Ken Kingery MOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho scientists and policy makers have a new tool to help make decisions when it comes to the state’s valuable water resources, as well as to help predict possible climate change effects. But you won’t find it anywhere in a field or on a river. Instead, it’s posted for anyone to use on the University of Idaho’s Idaho Water Resources Research In...
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