Environment & Ecology
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  • Oct 15 2020

Associate professor Marcelo Guzman, along with graduate student Sohel Rana, say that molecules released from forest fires can become more water soluble, and likely toxic, over the two weeks that smoke is transported through the atmosphere.

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  • Oct 12 2020

"Lake Tanganyika’s fish are a critically important resource for impoverished people from four nations (Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Zambia) and resilience to environmental change in that region is quite low,” McGlue said.

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  • Sep 14 2020

While the collaborative research between Beam Suntory and the Beam Institute looks at issues with specific distilleries, it also looks at how its operations as well as outside activities impact the local watershed and how to ensure it is properly cared for.

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  • Jul 31 2020

Nearly all Martin County survey respondents reported problems with their drinking water including odor, appearance, taste and pressure. The UK researchers found 47% of the samples had at least one contaminant that exceeded U.S. EPA regulatory guidelines.

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  • Jun 10 2020

“Parental memories of environmental stresses such as drought and extreme temperatures can influence the growth and yield of its offspring. We can now start understanding how plants control such epigenetic memory reprogramming."

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  • Mar 20 2020

The NSF has awarded funding to the Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS) at UK to lead a team of collaborative researchers in an innovative project to study groundwater flow in karst aquifers.

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  • Mar 18 2020

A UK scientist, Wei Ren, is a part of a national research project that will analyze big data to develop new risk prediction tools for a natural disaster or catastrophic event.

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  • Feb 13 2020

Eve Schneider has been named a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Schneider is one of 126 selected across the U.S. and Canada, and is first UK scholar to receive the fellowship in 25 years.

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  • Feb 7 2020

Join nearly 1,000 researchers, clinicians, students and community members for this free, day-long event exploring the relationship between the environment, our health and how we live.

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  • Feb 7 2020

Next month, the University of Kentucky will host, for the first time, the Appalachian Studies Association (ASA) conference on its campus.