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Study Shows How Artificial Light Affects Seasonal Rhythms of Plants in U.S. Cities

AMES, Iowa, June 13, 2022 – A new study led by Iowa State University researchers shows how artificial light has affected the natural seasonal processes of plants in urban regions of the United States. The study, published in the peer-reviewed academic journal PNAS Nexus, demonstrates how urbanization affects the natural world, resulting in noticeable changes for […]

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Report: U.S. trails other countries in building macro grids for moving, sharing electricity

AMES, Iowa, December 14, 2020 – Countries around the world are well ahead of the United States in planning and building “macro grids” capable of moving electricity from one grid or distant geographic region to another, according to a new report authored by an Iowa State University engineer and a former doctoral student.  The report […]