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Climate Change Could Affect ‘Leaf Peeping’ Season

UConn researchers Yingying Xie and John Silander have projected shifts in the yearly onset of autumn, taking into account not just changing temperatures but extreme factors such as drought, frost, and other stresses. They show that while northern New England could experience later leaf changes, coastal southern New England could see a shift toward an earlier autumn season.

Limiting Antibiotics in Farm Animals is Essential to Human Health

A major position statement released in the journal Pharmacotherapy by the Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists is calling for significant changes in the way in which antibiotics are given to agricultural animals and how antibiotics and antifungals are used on plants…