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Saildrone Announces 3-Way Public-Private Partnership to Advance Ocean Mapping

Saildrone, the company which designed the first unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to circumnavigate Antarctica, has announced a public-private partnership (PPP) grant with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) and the University of New Hampshire (UNH) in order to create the Saildrone Surveyor, a vessel utilized for deep-water ocean mapping. By making use of multibeam […]

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Study: neonicotinoids can impact bees’ social behaviors

For a many years, scientists and individuals alike, have become more and more concerned for the world’s bee population. Now a new study conducted by Harvard University biologist, James Crall, concludes the effect of neonicotinoid insecticide or “neonics” for short, causes bees to provide substandard care to their young. In this study Crall observed the […]