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May 31, 2016
ICE WORLD
Deep, old water explains why Antarctic Ocean hasn't warmed
Seattle WA (SPX) May 31, 2016
The waters surrounding Antarctica may be one of the last places to experience human-driven climate change. New research from the University of Washington and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology finds that ocean currents explain why the seawater has stayed at roughly the same temperature while most of the rest of the planet has warmed. The study resolves a scientific conundrum, and an inconsistent pattern of warming often seized on by climate deniers. Observations and climate models show that ... read more

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ICE WORLD

Arctic Ocean methane does not reach the atmosphere
250 methane flares release the climate gas methane from the seabed and into the Arctic Ocean. During the summer months this leads to an increased methane concentration in the ocean. But surprisingly ... more
ABOUT US

Remains of rice and mung beans help solve a Madagascan mystery
Researchers have helped solve one of the enduring mysteries of the ancient world: why the inhabitants of Madagascar speak Malagasy, a language otherwise unique to Southeast Asia and the Pacific - a ... more
WATER WORLD

Underwater grass beds have ability to protect and maintain their own health
An expansive bed of underwater grass at the mouth of the Susquehanna River has proven it is able to "take a licking and keep on ticking." A recent study has found that the submersed aquatic vegetati ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Rethinking hospital alarms
Hospital alarms are currently ranked as the "top medical technology hazard" within the United States. On average, there are about 480,000 patients in hospitals - each generating about 135 clinical a ... more


SHAKE AND BLOW

Lava-loving tourists flock to active Nicaragua volcano
Centuries ago, a native Central American people terrified of a witch believed to live deep in the earth used to sacrifice children and young women to Nicaragua's Masaya volcano. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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DEMOCRACY

Trump or not, 'big data' could be huge in 2016 vote
"Big data" could play a huge role in the 2016 US election, even if Donald Trump doesn't think so. ... more
FARM NEWS

In high-rise Hong Kong, fine wines lurk in British war bunker
In high-rise, high-priced Hong Kong, even millionaires don't always have room to store their fine wine collection at home, but a converted British war bunker offers space-crunched oenophiles the perfect solution. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Appalachian coal ash richest in rare earth elements

Spin glass physics with trapped ions

Optics breakthrough to revamp night vision

3-D model reveals how invisible waves move materials within aquatic ecosystems

Fast, stretchy circuits could yield new wave of wearable electronics

Automating DNA origami opens door to many new uses

'Dirty Blizzard' sent 2010 Gulf oil spill pollution to seafloor

SINO DAILY

Dalai Lama warns of growing divide among Tibetans
The Dalai Lama warned Friday of a growing divide among exiled Tibetans, saying that morals are "degenerating" in the community, as the leader of its government-in-exile was sworn in at a ceremony in India. ... more
WHITE OUT

Spring snow a no-go
Spring snowpack, relied on by ski resorts and water managers throughout the Western United States, may be more vulnerable to a warming climate in coming decades, according to a new University of Uta ... more
FIRE STORM

Contamination delays return for 9,000 Canada wildfire evacuees
Chemical and heavy metal contamination will delay the return of 9,000 residents from Canada's oil sands region who fled a huge wildfire about a month ago, senior officials announced Monday. ... more
Directed Energy And Next Generation Munitions - 20-22 June - Washington DC
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Sentinel-1 helping Cyclone Roanu relief
Cyclone Roanu has claimed over 100 lives in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and has left tens of thousands in need of aid. Officials are looking to the sky for information on flooded areas to analyse the ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Ecosystems with many and similar species can handle tougher environmental disturbances
How sensitive an ecosystem is to unforeseen environmental stress can be determined, according to Daniel Bruno, previous visiting researcher at Umea University. The approach is to study how many spec ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
DARPA sets sights on Robotic Space Plane for next generation warfare

Russia to complete construction of Space Intelligence Center in 2017

US Govt delays launch of classified NROL-37 spy satellite

Multifunction Phase Array Radar (MPAR)

EU, Berlin oppose Chinese bid for German robotics maker: report

Two Philippine soldiers killed in clashes with militants: army

S. Korea ministry says signs North preparing missile launch

SPACE TRAVEL

'Metabolomics: You Are What You Eat' video
NASA's Human Research Program is releasing "Metabolomics: You Are What You Eat" video to highlight its Twins Study which uses omics to study Mark and Scott Kelly's metabolites. Omics is an evolving ... more
DEMOCRACY

Next Philippine leader seeks early talks with communist rebels
Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday he would seek an early start to peace talks with communist rebels and free detained guerrilla chieftains when he takes office in end-June. ... more
FARM NEWS

Bayer CEO invites environmental groups to discuss Monsanto bid
Bayer's chief executive said in an interview published Sunday he is ready to meet environmental groups to address concerns about his group's plans to take over US agrochemicals giant Monsanto. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Spring comes sooner to urban heat islands, with potential consequences for wildlife
With spring now fully sprung, a new study by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers shows that buds burst earlier in dense urban areas than in their suburban and rural surroundings. This may be ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Bonnie weakens to tropical depression in South Carolina
Tropical Storm Bonnie - downgraded Sunday to a tropical depression - made landfall in the southern state of South Carolina, putting a damper on holiday weekend plans for millions of Americans. ... more

WATER WORLD

Third of coral 'dead or dying' in parts of Barrier Reef
At least 35 percent of corals in parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef are dead or dying from mass bleaching caused by global warming, scientists said Monday. ... more
FARM NEWS

Critical factors that determine drought vulnerability of wheat, maize
Researchers led by Lixin Wang, assistant professor of earth sciences in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, have identified critical information about the env ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
India Presses Ahead With Space Ambitions

Juno crosses Jupiter Sun gravitational boundary

New Horizons' Best Close-Up of Pluto's Surface

China launches new satellite for civilian hi-res mapping

Russia invests in future by building Vostochny Cosmodrome

Russian Glonass-M satellite reaches target orbit

Opportunity investigating soil exposed by rover wheel




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SHAKE AND BLOW

Four dead in Germany floods

SINO DAILY

Hong Kong democracy protester given five weeks for police assault

WEATHER REPORT

One dead, several injured as lightning storms hit Europe

FLORA AND FAUNA

Killer hippos spread fear among fishermen in Senegal rivers

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Nepal unveils $9 billion budget focused on quake reconstruction

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Slovenia's 'pointless' fence for migrants who never came

WEATHER REPORT

Sri Lanka says 100 missing in landslides are dead

WATER WORLD

Study: Sharks have personalities

WATER WORLD

Australia removed from UN climate report over tourism fears

SHAKE AND BLOW

Expert more storms this Atlantic hurricane season

Green legacy of WWI carnage: the riches of Verdun forest

UN to Trump: Climate deal is critical to saving planet

Is aging inevitable? Not necessarily for sea urchins

Current atmospheric models underestimate the dirtiness of Arctic air

Russian activists struggle to raise HIV awareness as epidemic grows

'I still hate the glow of the setting sun': Hiroshima survivors' tales

Hiroshima bombing: the morning the earth shook

How a huge landslide shaped Zion National Park

Clouds provide clue to better climate predictions

Abundance inequality in freshwater communities has an ecological origin

From Jungfraujoch Station: How new atmospheric aerosols form

Migration back to Africa took place during the Paleolithic

Harbour porpoises are skilled hunters and eat almost constantly

How solids dissolve in space may enable better tablets and pills on Earth

Lava-loving tourists flock to active Nicaragua volcano

UN reaches out to China to build peacekeeping force

Rescue drama all in a day's work for Italy's navy heroes

Hongkongers pooh-pooh waste treatment plant, despite free spa

Thailand closes dive sites over coral bleaching crisis

Appalachian coal ash richest in rare earth elements


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