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January 29, 2015
Arctic sea ice loss expected to be bumpy in the short term
Boulder CO (SPX) Jan 29, 2015
Arctic sea ice extent plunged precipitously from 2001 to 2007, then barely budged between 2007 and 2013. Even in a warming world, researchers should expect such unusual periods of no change--and rapid change--at the world's northern reaches, according to a new paper. "Human-caused global warming is melting Arctic sea ice over the long term, but the Arctic is a variable place, said Jennifer Kay, a fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colora ... read more
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Large-scale analytics system for predicting major events described
EMBERS is a large-scale big data analytics system designed to use publically available data to predict population-level societal events such as civil unrest or disease outbreaks. The usefulnes ... more

Long series of droughts doomed Mexican city 1,000 years ago
Archaeologists continue to debate the reasons for the collapse of many Central American cities and states, from Teotihuacan in Mexico to the Yucatan Maya, and climate change is considered one of the ... more

Missing link in metal physics explains Earth's magnetic field
Earth's magnetic field is crucial for our existence, as it shields the life on our planet's surface from deadly cosmic rays. It is generated by turbulent motions of liquid iron in Earth's core. Iron ... more
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Global warming doubles risk of extreme La Nina event
The risk of extreme La Nina events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, new research has shown. The projected twofold increase in the frequency of this potentially devastating we ... more


Brazil's Soy Moratorium still needed to preserve Amazon
Today, fewer chicken nuggets can trace their roots to cleared Amazon rain forest. In 2006, following a report from Greenpeace and under pressure from consumers, large companies like McDonald's and W ... more
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Did genetic links to modern maladies provide ancient benefits?
Psoriasis, a chronic skin condition, can cause rashes that itch and sting. So why would a genetic susceptibility to this and other ailments persist for hundreds of thousands of years, afflicting our ... more

Ancient skull from Galilee cave offers clues to first modern Europeans
The discovery of a 55,000-year-old partial skull in Northern Israel provides new insights into the migration of modern humans out of Africa. The rare find is reported in the journal Nature this week ... more
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membrane will make batteries safer, thinner

Researchers produce two bio-fuels from a single algae

Reassure EV buyers with battery leasing and better charging

Patents provide insight on Wall Street 'technology arms race'

Russia and DPRK May Develop $20-30 Billion Power Grid Project

NREL examines trade-offs of owning versus leasing a solar PV systems

Infrared imaging technique operates at high temperatures


Australopithecus africanus: Strong hands for a precise grip
Some of the morphological characteristics of the human hand are different from that of other primates enabling us to grab objects with precision and use them exerting a force. Yet, how did our early ... more

Easter Island mystery
Long before the Europeans arrived on Easter Island in 1722, the native Polynesian culture known as Rapa Nui showed signs of demographic decline. However, the catalyst has long been debated in the sc ... more

Fossil skull connects continents
Manot is a karstic cave in the North of Israel, very close to the Lebanese border. The first excavations began in 2010 and are continued up to day. Countless archaeological objects were discovered w ... more
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Livermore research finds early Mesoamericans affected by climate
Scientists have reconstructed the past climate for the region around Cantona, a large fortified city in highland Mexico, and found the population drastically declined in the past, at least in part b ... more

Long-necked 'dragon' discovered in China
University of Alberta paleontologists including PhD student Tetsuto Miyashita, former MSc student Lida Xing and professor Philip Currie have discovered a new species of a long-necked dinosaur from a ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Maintaining INF Treaty is Russian, US Interest

Iran expects Russia to deliver S-300 missile systems

Brazil Hopes to Ink Pantsir-S1 Air Defense Deal With Russia by Mid-2015

Detecting chemical weapons with a color-changing film

Vanguard Delivers Advanced EHF Bus Structure Assembly

NASA, Boeing, SpaceX Outline Objectives to ISS Flights

Boeing will be first to carry US astronauts to space


Sagebrush ecosystem recovery hobbled by loss of soil complexity
In big sagebrush country, re-establishing the ecosystem's namesake shrub may jump-start the recovery process more successfully after oil and gas development than sowing grass-dominated reclamation s ... more

The origin of life: Labyrinths as crucibles of life
Water-filled micropores in hot rock may have acted as the nurseries in which life on Earth began. A team at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich has now shown that temperature gradients i ... more

Researchers identify natural plant compounds that work against insects
Each year millions of deaths result from diseases transmitted by insects. Insects are also responsible for major economic losses, worth billions of dollars annually, by damaging crops and stored agr ... more

Blind beetles show extraordinary signs of sight
University of Adelaide researchers have made a surprising discovery in the aquifers beneath the Western Australian desert, which challenges the traditional Darwinian view of evolution. A team, ... more

Ocean acidification changes balance of biofouling communities
A new study of marine organisms that make up the 'biofouling community' - tiny creatures that attach themselves to ships' hulls and rocks in the ocean around the world - shows how they adapt to chan ... more

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Smothered oceans
Seafloor sediment cores reveal abrupt, extensive loss of oxygen in the ocean when ice sheets melted roughly 10,000-17,000 years ago, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. Th ... more

Satellite study identifies water bodies important for biodiversity conservation
Using satellite images to study changing patterns of surface water is a powerful tool for identifying conservationally important "stepping stone" water bodies that could help aquatic species survive ... more
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Gully patterns document Martian climate cycles

Orbital Stockholders Approve ATK Division Merger

Will NASA's TESS Spacecraft Revolutionize Exoplanet Hunting?


'No chance' of beating climate change without India: Obama


New York defends storm shutdown


Glow-in-the-dark algae turns Hong Kong harbor blue


Madagascar storm death toll climbs to 68


Scientists map brains of the blind to solve mysteries of specialization


Diaper compound may expand power of microscopes


With pollinator declines, millions at risk of malnutrition


From Tar Sands to Ring of Fire - Canada's watersheds


Fish catch break on world stage at global conference


Carbon accumulation by Southeastern forests may slow

Warming seas decrease sea turtle basking

Culprit identified in decline of endangered Missouri River pallid sturgeon

The world's oldest known snake fossils

Arctic ice cap slides into the ocean

Penn research shows relationship critical for how cells ingest matter

Probe after 11 die in NATO training jet crash in Spain

Ivory in Uganda seizure likely stolen from impound vault

China officials dine on endangered salamander: reports

Blizzard spares New York, New England buried in snow

African Union agrees 'substantive' transport deal with China

Scientists extend telomeres to slow cell aging

Russian Scientists Develop 'Underwater Wi-Fi' to Control Sea Robots

Katherine, the tagged great white shark, returns to Florida

Death toll in Mozambique floods rises to 117

A mother's baby talk isn't easier to understand

Hackers target Malaysia Airlines, threaten data dump

Hong Kong Occupy protest leaders arrested

Bird flu confirmed in Canadian patient after China trip

'Historic' blizzard strikes US northeast

membrane will make batteries safer, thinner

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