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Notre Dame researchers using new technologies to combat invasive species

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/97485/water_200.jpg(testing for invasive species)! A new research paper by a team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame’s "Environmental Change Initiative":http://environmentalchange.nd.edu/ (ND-ECI) demonstrates how two cutting-edge technologies can provide a sensitive and real-time solution to screening real-world water...

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Notre Dame researcher is studying role small dams play in pollution control

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/97238/small_dams_200.jpg(small dam)! Sometimes, little things can add up to a lot. In short, that’s the message of a research study on small dams, streams and pollution by "Steve Powers":https://www3.nd.edu/~spowers2/index.htm, a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Notre Dame’s "Environmental...

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Notre Dame researchers scoring a win-win with novel set of concussion diagnostic tools

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/97212/christian_poellabauer_200.jpg(Christian Poellabauer)! Christian Poellabauer "Watch Video":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1qvcw-zqtQ&feature=youtu.be !http://news.nd.edu/assets/9632/video_camera.gif(Video)! From Junior Seau, former San Diego Chargers linebacker, to Dave Duerson, former Chicago Bears safety -- who both committed suicide as a result of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) -- traumatic brain injuries...

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Genetic analysis saves major apple-producing region of Washington state

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/96877/rhagoletis200.jpg(Rhagoletis indifferens)! Rhagoletis indifferens In August 2011, researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture were presented with a serious, and potentially very costly, puzzle in Kennewick, Wash. Since Kennewick lies within a region near the heart of Washington state’s...

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Notre Dame scientists announce new results on the Higgs boson

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/96154/higgs_boson_group_200.jpg(Notre Dame high energy physicists, left to right, Mitch Wayne, Kevin Lannon, Colin Jessop, Randy Ruchti, Mike Hildreth and Nancy Marinelli (not pictured) worked with a number of international collaborators on the search for the Higgs boson)! On Thursday...

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New studies link gene to selfish behavior in kids, find other children natural givers

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/94433/children_reading_200.jpg(children reading)! Most parents would agree that raising a generous child is an admirable goal -- but how, exactly, is that accomplished? New results from the University of Notre Dame’s "Science of Generosity":http://generosityresearch.nd.edu/ initiative, which funds generosity research around...

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