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Noted and quoted, September 2022

Alan Flurry

A new naming system for microbes, Greenland's zombie ice, a Finnish scholar on a American history, and tributes to a beloved campus colleague and friend lead Franklin College media mentions and experts During September:

Greenland ‘zombie ice’ an ominous warning for future, new study finds – Tom Mote, Distinguished research Professor of geography and associate dean, quoted at Yahoo! News

Jackson’s water crisis – A stark warning about extreme weather, infrastructure, and justice – Marshall Shepherd, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of geography and atmospheric sciences, writing at Forbes

Possible new treatment for neglected tropical disease – research led by Rick Tarleton, Regents Professor in the department cellular biology, reported widely at Science.orgUGA TodayMirage NewsMicrobiologyTechnology NetworksOutbreak News TodayMedicalXpress, ScienceDailyGENPatient Worthy

Ready to work until you die? America needs you – Stephen Mihm, associate professor and head of the department of history, writing in The Washington Post

The question of “cold calling” – Tessa C. Andrews, associate professor of genetics, quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education

New research to plumb the mysteries of mitochondria, yielding insight into evolution, food security and climate change – research led by Paula Lemons, professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology, and associate dean, reported by EurekAlert!UMass AmherstNewswise 

 Lessons from a mermaid about representation in science and engineering – Marshall Shepherd writing at Forbes

We’re increasingly disconnected and that has consequences – Richard Slatcher, Gail M. Williamson Distinguished Professor in the department of psychology, quoted by WebMD  

“Who wants to live in a city that’s all concrete?” Marshall Shepherd quoted in the Atlanta Business Chronicle

Nurses shouldn’t be treated like your mother – Stephen Mihm writing in The Washington Post

Brightly colored foods can fend off women’s health issues – research by Billy Hammond, professor of psychology, reported by U.S. Pharmacist

Art Rosenbaum, professor emeritus in the Lamar Dodd School of Art, ethnomusicologist behind iconic Field Recordings, dies at 83 – PitchforkCelebrity Access EncoreABH, The New York Times

Microbiologists propose new DNA-based naming system for microbes _ research authored by William Whitman, Emeritus Professor of Microbiology, reported at  Science.orgPhys.orgNewswise,  True Viral NewsTechnology Networks  

A Finnish scholar wants to change how we see American history – Claudio Saunt, Richard B. Russell Professor of history, quoted in a story at – DNYUZThe New York Times

We’re increasingly disconnected and that has consequences – Richard B. Slatcher  quoted by HealthMedicinentral

Image: Fluorescent-stained bacteria (pink) and archaea (green) from near-boiling water from Great Boiling Spring in Gerlach, Nevada. Photo credit: Jeremy Dodsworth.

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