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February 05, 2013

A new virtual tool brings soil classification and soil monoliths to university students in a comprehensive, user-friendly format. The open...

January 30, 2013

Veterinary antibiotics are important tools for treating disease in livestock animals. But the antibiotics can present challenges when they find...

January 24, 2013

Think of all the things we need most for daily living: food, clothing, shelter, water. Have you ever considered how each of them, in turn,...

Kate Scow
January 23, 2013

Soil Science Society of America member Kate Scow has done a little bit of everything. In her words, she’s “a meandering path. And...

January 09, 2013

With climate change at the top of the world agenda and increasing evidence that arctic soils will play a big role in global warming, it appears...

December 26, 2012

In recent years, artificial Christmas trees have grown in popularity with people preferring them over real trees for various reasons. One common...

December 06, 2012

It’s well known how bacteria exposed to antibiotics for long periods will find ways to resist the drugs—by quickly pumping them out...

December 04, 2012

Imagine printing a 3-D object as easily as a typed document. Lose a button? Print one. Need a new coffee cup? Print one. While the reality of...

November 19, 2012

The recent drought experienced throughout much of the United States has many similarities to the conditions during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s....

November 12, 2012

After emerging sometime before 1000 BC, the Maya rose to become the most advanced Pre-Columbian society in the Americas, thriving in jungle...