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December 14, 2018

4 Awesome Discoveries You Probably Didn't Hear About -- Episode 21

Lava brew, clones from seed, personal heat patches, and Hurricane Maria’s landscape legacy

GEO: Hurricane Maria's Footprint
After the hurricane: Maria’s far-reaching effects on Puerto Rico’s watersheds and forests
NSF Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory and Long-Term Ecological Research sites

GEO: Brewing Lava
Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes
University at Buffalo
Universität Würzburg, Germany

BIO: Clones from Seed
Rice plants that reproduce as clones from seed
UC Davis
Iowa State University
INRA, Versailles, France

ENG: Personal Heat Patches
An Energy-Efficient Way to Stay Warm: Sew High-Tech Heating Patches to Your Clothes
Rutgers University
Oregon State University

Credit: NSF

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