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uws floating classroom being built

UWS floating classroom being built

After a successful fundraising campaign, a catamaran that will be used by the University of Wisconsin – Superior for research on Lake Superior is now under construction.  Read the full story by KDAL – Superior, WI. Read the full story

kaptur 1 5 million awarded to combat great lakes algal blooms

Kaptur: $1.5 million awarded to combat Great Lakes algal blooms

Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) has announced $1.5 million have been awarded to five projects focused on combatting the harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes. The funding will support a variety of research and technological projects that are being led by national partners in both private and public sectors. Read the full story by WTVG…

the great lakes lowly sucker is now swimming to the big leagues research wise thanks to a shedd scientists constant efforts

The Great Lakes’ lowly sucker is now swimming to the big leagues, research-wise, thanks to a Shedd scientist’s constant efforts

Karen Murchie, director of freshwater research at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, and a dedicated group of volunteers have forged ahead with studies that monitor whether suckers are loyal to the same spawning sites year after year and whether climate change is impacting their migratory patterns, drawing attention from the broader scientific community. Read the full…

In London, defence research evolving to keep pace with battlefield

The battlefield of the future may see London-made armoured vehicles on the ground communicating with electric, not-staffed or autonomous vehicles and drones. The research and development driving the next generation of defence technology for armoured vehicles is ongoing at GDLS-Canada in on Oxford Street in London as the future of military conflict evolves. “We have […]

Western University masking rule to stay in force until Dec. 23

Western University will continue its COVID-19 masking requirements until the end of the fall term, Dec. 23, the university’s administration announced Monday. That means medical grade masks still will be required in classrooms, instructional labs and seminars, Florentine Strzelczyk, provost and vice-president (academic) said in a statement. However, leaders of research labs may make their […]

trying to solve mussel mayhem in the great lakes

Trying to solve mussel mayhem in the Great Lakes

Top research scientists from across the country are working to control the impacts of the invasive zebra and quagga mussels with biocontrol agents in labs, while others are experimenting with blunt instruments, deep down on the bottom of Lake Michigan. Read and listen to the full story by WIAA – Interlochen, MI. Read the full…

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