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October 22, 2014
SHAKE AND BLOW
Australian volcanic mystery explained
Canberra, Australia (SPX) Oct 22, 2014
Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia's only active volcanic area, in the country's southeast. The research explains a volcanic region that has seen more than 400 volcanic events in the last four million years. The 500 kilometre long region stretches from Melbourne to the South Australian town of Mount Gambier, which surrounds a dormant volcano that last erupted only 5,000 years ago. "Volcanoes in this region of Australia are generated by a very different proce ... read more
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EARLY EARTH

Scientists create possible precursor to life
How did life originate? And can scientists create life? These questions not only occupy the minds of scientists interested in the origin of life, but also researchers working with technology of the ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii
A mass of marine debris discovered in a giant sinkhole in the Hawaiian islands provides evidence that at least one mammoth tsunami, larger than any in Hawaii's recorded history, has struck the islan ... more
WATER WORLD

The breathing sand
New analytical methods show for the first time, how the permeable, sandy sediment at the bottom of the North Sea is supplied with oxygen and which factors determine the exchange. Because the metabol ... more
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ABOUT US

Autism autism evolved recently in human history
Human geneticists have discovered that a region of the genome associated with autism contains genetic variation that evolved in the last 250,000 years, after the divergence of humans from ancient ho ... more


CLIMATE SCIENCE

Mediterranean, Semi-Arid Ecosystems Prove Resistant to Climate Change
Climate change predictions for the Middle East, like other arid regions of the world, are alarming. In an area known for its water scarcity, rainfall is expected to decrease even further in the near ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

WSU researchers see how plants optimize their repair
Researchers led by a Washington State University biologist have found the optimal mechanism by which plants heal the botanical equivalent of a bad sunburn. Their work, published in the Proceedings o ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Major breakthrough could help detoxify pollutants
Scientists at The University of Manchester hope a major breakthrough could lead to more effective methods for detoxifying dangerous pollutants like PCBs and dioxins. The result is a culmination of 1 ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
EIA: North Dakota close to goals for curbing flared gas

Seeking 'absolute zero', copper cube gets chillingly close

Electrically conductive plastics promising for batteries, solar cells

UT Nuclear Engineers Part of Three Grants Totaling $2.6 Million

Tritium targets Europe for its EV fast charger

Kyocera and Healthy Planet Team Up To Lower Solar Capital Costs

San Francisco To Get 68 New EV Stations

FLORA AND FAUNA

Crystallizing the DNA nanotechnology dream
DNA has garnered attention for its potential as a programmable material platform that could spawn entire new and revolutionary nanodevices in computer science, microscopy, biology, and more. Researc ... more
WATER WORLD

Leipzig researchers discover new functionality of molecular light switches
Diatoms play an important role in water quality and in the global climate. They generate about one fourth of the oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere and perform around one-quarter of the global CO2 ass ... more
ABOUT US

Graphene sensors provide insights into brain structure and function
Understanding the anatomical structure and function of the brain is a longstanding goal in neuroscience and a top priority of President Obama's brain initiative. Electrical monitoring and stimulatio ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


FLORA AND FAUNA

High-speed evolution in the lab powers genome analysis
Life implies change. And this holds true for genes as well. Organisms require a flexible genome in order to adapt to changes in the local environment. Christian Schlotterer and his team from the Ins ... more
INTERN DAILY

Scientific breakthrough will help design the antibiotics of the future
Scientists have used computer simulations to show how bacteria are able to destroy antibiotics - a breakthrough which will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future. R ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile

Israeli minister airs Iran nuclear concerns at Pentagon

More sightings of 'foreign sub' as Sweden says it could use force

India says no compromise with China on territory

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants: officials

ABOUT US

Cadavers beat computers for learning anatomy
Despite the growing popularity of using computer simulation to help teach college anatomy, students learn much better through the traditional use of human cadavers, according to new research that ha ... more
EARLY EARTH

Secrets of Dinosaur Ecology Found in Fragile Amber
Ryan McKellar's research sounds like it was plucked from Jurassic Park: he studies pieces of amber found buried with dinosaur skeletons. But rather than re-creating dinosaurs, McKellar uses the tiny ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

All in a flap: Seychelles fears foreign bird invader
It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot. ... more
EPIDEMICS

'Pioneers': the Spanish medics fighting Ebola in Europe
Doctor Lago was with her kids, Doctor Fernandez was at Pilates class and Doctors Arsuaga and De la Calle were eating chocolate ice cream, when the call came about Ebola. ... more
EPIDEMICS

'Every nation' must help in fight against Ebola: Liberia
Liberia's president has made an impassioned plea for all nations to commit to the fight against Ebola ahead of a meeting by EU foreign ministers Monday, under pressure to scale up their response to the escalating epidemic. ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Climate talks told to ease rifts as heat busts record
Fresh UN climate talks opened in Bonn on Monday with a plea for nations to overcome rifts as scientists reported record global temperatures for a month of September. ... more
DEMOCRACY

China's Xi to tighten control at key Communist conclave: experts
China's Communist rulers gather next week for a key meeting devoted to the "rule of law", but observers say the conclave will in fact mark another tightening of control by party leader Xi Jinping after crackdowns on internal dissent and graft. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket

Cosmonauts Busy as US Segment Crew Takes Day Off

Hubble uses gravity lense to find extremely distant galaxy

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel

Dava Newman nominated for NASA post

SSL Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers For Intelsat 30

Mysterious Midcontinent Rift is a Geological Hybrid

EARTH OBSERVATION

The Cloudy Future of Arctic Sea Ice

EARTH OBSERVATION

Chinese scientist proposes new scientific satellites

EARTH OBSERVATION

Europe secures new generation of weather satellites

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA Begins Sixth Year of Airborne Antarctic Ice Change Study

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA Soil Moisture Mapper Arrives at Launch Site

WEATHER REPORT

New satellite-borne weather warning system delivered

SOLAR SCIENCE

Tiny "Nanoflares" Might Heat the Sun's Corona

SOLAR SCIENCE

NASA Spacecraft Provides New Information About Sun's Atmosphere

WOOD PILE

Sean Parker to pay fines and build app for Big Sur wedding damages

Ashoka Mukpo could be released within week

Tornado clusters to happen more often in the U.S.

Cells of soda drinkers age faster

British government says EU emissions trading system broken

Scientists film family of orcas using unmanned 'hexacopter'

Scientist documents encounter with Goliath birdeater

Wisconsin closes several wolf harvest zones

These roos were 'made' for walking, study suggests of extinct enigmas

Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture

Sophisticated Sensor Will Give NOAA Earlier Warnings of Severe Storms

Brain surgery through the cheek

Prehistoric crocodiles' evolution mirrored in living species

Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation

Stomping out grape disease one vineyard at a time

New study shows the importance of jellyfish falls to deep-sea ecosystem

Rivers flow differently over gravel beds

Sheltering habits help sharks cope with acid oceans

China, Russia mull high-speed Moscow-Beijing rail line: reports

UT Nuclear Engineers Part of Three Grants Totaling $2.6 Million

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