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Out of Sight, Out of Mine

Out of Sight, Out of Mine

Many Midwestern mines ceased operation long ago, but surrounding land and streams still feel their toxic effects.

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Technologies Poised to Keep Asian Carp at Bay, Slowed by Challenges

Technologies Poised to Keep Asian Carp at Bay, Slowed by Challenges

In response to the major threats posed to the Great Lakes by invasive Asian carp, engineers have developed devices to keep them out, but delays in deciding how to implement them might give the fish an edge.

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Tracking Your Own Footprints: Digital Tools to Inspire Conservation

Tracking Your Own Footprints: Digital Tools to Inspire Conservation

Oberlin researchers hope to change the public’s personal habits by offering tools to help track resource use in buildings and cities.

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Restoring the Earth's "Kidneys"

Restoring the Earth's "Kidneys"

Urban development is impeding the ability of native wetlands to serve as natural filters, but efforts are underway in some places to reverse the damage.

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The Twinsburg John Doe: Forensic Reconstruction

The Twinsburg John Doe: Forensic Reconstruction

The Twinsburg John Doe case is an especially tough one, and the Summit County Police Department and the Medical Examiner’s office need help identifying this man.  No dental records have been found that match his teeth.  I hope my facial reconstruction will jog someone’s memory, and that he will be recognized. Background for Twinsburg Case […]

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