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

Sept. 29 via Virginia Business
Sept. 28 via News at Mason
Sept. 28 via Washington Business Journal
Sept. 28 via Ceres Nano

September 28
Thomas Lovejoy comments on rainforest impact on climate change
A new study reveals that tropical rainforest have a negative impact on climate.

September 26
Study by Mason researchers changes opinions on climate change
Hacked emails are in part responsible for this change, as reported by Mason.

September 20
SciTech Campus looks to the future on 20th anniversary
Mason’s campus in Prince William has grown significantly since opening in 2997.

September 18
Faculty & Staff Accolades: Summer 2017

Mason’s survey of meteorologists reveals opinions on climate change
Sept. 20 via Vox
Sept. 20 via StarTribune
Sept. 14 via Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

September 7
Research letter challenges vaccine law
Research by Y. Tony Yang and others show parents may have found a loophole in vaccination laws.

September 6
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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