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Save the Date: Major Meeting on Fluid Dynamics in Seattle, Nov. 23-26, 2019

American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics

The American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics 72nd Annual Meeting will take place on Nov. 23-26, 2019, in Seattle, Washington. Journalists are invited to attend the meeting for free. Live press webcasts, featuring a selection of newsworthy research, will take place during the meeting. Fluid dynamics is an interdisciplinary field that investigates visible and invisible phenomena from a wide range of disciplines including engineering, physics, biology, oceanography, atmospheric science and geology.

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15-Oct-2019 2:40 PM EDT
Newswise: Tulane study points to natural cause for arsenic-tainted water

Article ID: 720765

Tulane study points to natural cause for arsenic-tainted water

Tulane University

A new Tulane University study says elevated concentrations of arsenic in groundwater from the upper Chicot aquifer in Cow Island is almost certainly naturally occurring.

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15-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: American Indian Science and Engineering Society recognizes early-career Sandia engineer

Article ID: 720771

American Indian Science and Engineering Society recognizes early-career Sandia engineer

Sandia National Laboratories

Geoscience engineer Dylan Moriarty has been named the 2019 Most Promising Engineer or Scientist by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society. The award is given to an American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, First Nations and other indigenous person of North America with less than five years of work experience since his or her last degree.

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15-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: FSU Research: Strong Storms Often Generate Earthquake-Like Seismic Activity

Article ID: 720743

FSU Research: Strong Storms Often Generate Earthquake-Like Seismic Activity

Florida State University

A Florida State University researcher has uncovered a new geophysical phenomenon where a hurricane or other strong storm can spark seismic events in the nearby ocean as strong as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake.

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15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Searching for Water

Article ID: 720721

Searching for Water

University of Delaware

What does the presence of 1,000 year old water mean for the future of water supplies under the desert regions of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Yemen and the United Arab Emirates? New research has sought to identify how much good water is available in the Arabian Peninsula, where water is stored in what are known as "fossil aquifers."

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14-Oct-2019 2:20 PM EDT
Newswise: Hazards Mapping, History and the Future of Rust Belt Cities

Article ID: 720192

Hazards Mapping, History and the Future of Rust Belt Cities

Michigan Technological University

Using geographic information systems (GIS) and archaeology to model industrial hazards in postindustrial cities to guide planning and development.

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7-Oct-2019 8:40 AM EDT

Article ID: 720094

Study: Carbon emissions soar as tourism reaches new heights

University of Texas at San Antonio

A researcher at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is examining how the flight routes people take to get to tourist destinations impact the amount of pollution in the air in a newly published study he coauthored in the Annals of Tourism Research.

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3-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Artificial intelligence helps open new window on complex urban issues

Article ID: 719894

Artificial intelligence helps open new window on complex urban issues

Argonne National Laboratory

The complexity of cities and the interrelationships of urban systems makes them ideal candidates for research using machine learning, which Argonne scientists are deploying to improve cities.

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1-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 719690

Thousands of meltwater lakes mapped on the east Antarctic ice sheet

Durham University

The number of meltwater lakes on the surface of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet is more significant than previously thought, according to new research.

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26-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719689

Earliest Signs of Life: Scientists Find Microbial Remains in Ancient Rocks

University of New South Wales

Scientists have found exceptionally preserved microbial remains in some of Earth's oldest rocks in Western Australia

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26-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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