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A Hole in One: UF/IFAS Research Helps Golf Courses Stay Environmentally Friendly

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The guidelines cover everything from planning, design and construction of the courses to water quality and quantity used. They also cover nutrition, integrated pest management, pollinator protection and energy management, said Bryan Unruh, a UF/IFAS professor of environmental horticulture.

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A New Drug for Pediatric Cancer, Four-Legged Help, Neurocognitive Side Effects in Young Leukemia Survivors, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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Oceans, microplastics, Plastics Recycling, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Marine Science, Recycling

Is It Possible to Remove Plastics From Earth's Oceans?

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Environmental Health, Phthalates, US food supply

Dining Out Associated with Increased Exposure to Harmful Chemicals Called Phthalates

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Dining out more at restaurants, cafeterias and fast-food outlets may boost total levels of potentially health-harming chemicals called phthalates in the body, according to a study out today.

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e-cigarette flavors, Cell Biology and Physiology, Microbiology & Immunology, vaping

Some E-Cigarette Ingredients Are Surprisingly More Toxic Than Others

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UNC School of Medicine researchers create a new screening technique to show that e-liquids are far from harmless to human cells and contain ingredients that can vary wildly from one type of e-cigarette to another.

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Environment, Oyster restoration, Long Island, New York City harbour, Climate Change

Study Offers Pearls of Wisdom in Contested New York Oyster Restoration

A new study finds these stakeholder groups actually share many of the same concerns, notably risks to public health and the economy, while also acknowledging the potential ecological benefits. This means that both groups may be receptive to similar appeals for oyster restoration projects in the future.

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Flint Water Crisis, Lead And Children, lead abatement, lead contamination

Study Examines Blood Lead Levels of Flint Children Before and After Water Crisis

Flint children’s blood lead levels were nearly three times higher almost a decade before the year of the Flint water crisis, new research shows.

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Logging Concessions, Greenhouse Gas-Eating Bacteria, Landscape Ridges, and More in the Environmental Science News Source

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Health Disparities Narrow, Cardio vs. Resistance, Fruit Fly Famines, and More in the Obesity News Source

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Smoked Foods Are Tastier, Less Harmful with a Tip From the Auto Industry

Infusing foods with smoke can impart delicious nuanced flavors, but could also come with an unwelcome side of carcinogens. To reduce the carcinogen content of smoked foods, researchers took a lesson from the automobile industry, running the smoke through a zeolite filter to remove harmful compounds. It worked, and with a happy bonus: superior smoke flavor.







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