Science News Roundup: September 2017
Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of September 2017:
Ceres Nanoscience, Tasso, and Mason work to develop surveillance for disease outbreaks
Thomas Lovejoy comments on rainforest impact on climate change
A new study reveals that tropical rainforest have a negative impact on climate.
Study by Mason researchers changes opinions on climate change
Hacked emails are in part responsible for this change, as reported by Mason.
SciTech Campus looks to the future on 20th anniversary
Mason’s campus in Prince William has grown significantly since opening in 2997.
Faculty & Staff Accolades: Summer 2017
Research letter challenges vaccine law
Research by Y. Tony Yang and others show parents may have found a loophole in vaccination laws.
Mason research finds potentials for dragon blood
Monique Van Hoek and Barney Bishop findings on the benefits of dragon blood is discussed.
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