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Scott McArt examines a bee colony at the Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Research.
N.Y. honeybees stung hard by varroa mite, study finds

A small mite is causing big trouble for New York’s honeybee population and putting crops in peril.

Carbon nanofibers coated with PEDOT in a scanning electron microscope image.
Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes digest pollutants

Cornell scientists create innovative, cost-competitive electrode material for cleaning pollutants in wastewater.

Mekong Delta in Vietnam
Rising seas could result in 2 billion refugees by 2100

In the year 2100, more than 2 billion people could become climate change refugees due to rising sea levels.

frame from 'Ecosystem Services in Agriculture'
Grad student’s claymation videos dig up soil ecology

Max Helmberger has produced short videos to explain the miniature world of soil ecology.