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May 22, 2013
About 55.5 million years ago, geologically rapid emission of a large volume of greenhouse gases at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary (PETM) led to global warming of about 5oC,...
May 20, 2013
Andong He saw a phenomenon at work in his breakfast bowl that he couldn’t explain. It prompted this question: How does cereal shape influence the way cereals floating in the...
May 2, 2013
Daniel received a Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellowship which will provide him the opportunity to spend a semester as a graduate student in residence at the Smithshonian...
April 30, 2013
Rachel has received an NSF funded East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) research scholarship. She’ll be travelling to Japan in June, and explicitly working on...
April 23, 2013
Bill Boos has received an NSF CAREER award for his proposal: “The Influence of Desert Heat Lows on Monsoon Precipitation”.  As NSF says on its website, the CAREER program is...
April 5, 2013
Temperature patterns during Earth’s last prolonged global “hot spell”–the Pliocene, some 5.3 to 2.6 million years ago–differed dramatically from those of...
April 4, 2013
In March 2013 Daniel Field, G&G PhD Student, visited Ecuador, one of the most biodiverse nations in the world. With ornithology PhD students Jake Musser and Sam Snow,...

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