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June 28, 2012
FROTH AND BUBBLE
Evidence of oceanic 'green rust' offers hope for the future
Newcastle UK (SPX) Jun 28, 2012
A rare kind of mineral which scientists hope could be used to remove toxic metals and radioactive species from the environment played a similar, crucial role early in Earth's history. Research carried out by an international team of leading biogeochemists suggests for the first time that 'green rust' was likely widespread in ancient oceans and may have played a vital role in the creation of our early atmosphere. Led by Newcastle University, UK, the study shows that during the Precambrian period, g ... read more

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EARTH OBSERVATION

China to invest in Earth monitoring system
China says it will invest $81 million to build a national network to monitor movement in the Earth's crust and for other Earth sciences in the next four years. ... more
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FARM NEWS

U.S. urges action on global cattle disease
A global strategy to combat foot-and-mouth disease must be based on collective action and solid commitments from all countries, the U.N. food agency says. ... more
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INTERN DAILY

Seeing inside tissue
Imagine if doctors could perform surgery without ever having to cut through your skin. Or if they could diagnose cancer by seeing tumors inside the body with a procedure that is as simple as an ultr ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Lab-on-a-chip detects trace levels of toxic vapors in homes near Utah Air Force Base
A lab-on-a-chip technology that measures trace amounts of air contaminants in homes was successfully field-tested by researchers at the University of Michigan. Even in the presence of 50 other indoo ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Maths formula leads researchers to source of pollution
The leaking of environmentally damaging pollutants into our waters and atmosphere could soon be counteracted by a simple mathematical algorithm, according to researchers. Presenting their research i ... more
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INTERN DAILY

Magnet helps target transplanted iron-loaded cells to key areas of heart
Optimal stem cell therapy delivery to damaged areas of the heart after myocardial infarction has been hampered by inefficient homing of cells to the damaged site. However, using rat models, research ... more
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FARM NEWS

Pasta made from green banana flour a tasty alternative for gluten free diets
People with celiac disease struggle with limited food choices, as their condition makes them unable to tolerate gluten, found in wheat and other grains. Researchers from the University of Brazil hav ... more
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24/7 Energy News Coverage
Russia may lose energy game over Ukraine, U.S. says

Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US

Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns

Deep sea rocks may be future source for rare earth metals

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

N.D. governor questions coal pollution limits

Chinese dream trumps environment as cars sales boom

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WATER WORLD

Scotland seeks help in 'mackerel war'
Scotland's fisheries chief says he and his Norwegian counterpart will seek ways to pressure Iceland and the Faroe Islands over "unsustainable" mackerel quotas. ... more
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ABOUT US

Did pre-human diet choice affect survival?
A pre-human relative species ate only forest foods even though they lived near grassy savanna with tasty tubers and even juicy animals, U.S. researchers say. ... more
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WATER WORLD

High levels of lead found in Indian Ocean
U.S. researchers say they have discovered high concentrations of lead in the Indian Ocean despite leaded gasoline having been slowly phased out worldwide. ... more
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SINO DAILY

Software identifies censored China microblog posts
Hong Kong researchers have developed software able to identify censored posts on China's main microblog, they said Thursday. ... more
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WEATHER REPORT

40 missing after China mudslide: state media
Torrential rains in mountainous southwest China triggered a mudslide that left about 40 workers building a hydroelectric dam missing on Thursday, state media reported. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Gabon burns five tonnes of ivory
Gabonese President Ali Bongo on Wednesday set fire to five tonnes of ivory worth millions of euros to mark his government's commitment to battling poachers and saving elephants. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Guerilla playlists for primates on Indonesian radio
With Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Katy Perry on heavy rotation, there seems at first little to distinguish Indonesia's Radio Kalaweit from any other pop station. ... more
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SINO DAILY

New York Times to launch Chinese news website
The New York Times said Wednesday it was launching a Chinese-language news website to deliver "high-quality coverage of world affairs, business and culture" to readers in China. ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils

Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world

F-35 in first international flight

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Record radiation levels detected at Fukushima reactor
TEPCO, the operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, said Wednesday record amounts of radiation had been detected in the basement of reactor number 1, further hampering clean-up operations. ... more
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WATER WORLD

Businesses push US to ratify Law of the Sea treaty
American businesses are urging the United States to ratify the UN Law of the Sea Treaty, saying it is needed to boost crucial domestic energy production and end China's near-monopoly on rare earths. ... more
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DEMOCRACY

Clinton hails Egypt vote but warns it's 'just the beginning'
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday congratulated Egypt's newly elected Islamist president, but cautioned that the election was just a first step towards true democracy. ... more
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WATER WORLD

Greenpeace sabotages Australia-bound super-trawler
Greenpeace activists sabotaged a fishing super-trawler as it prepared to leave the Netherlands for Australia, the group said Thursday, chaining its propellers and suspending themselves from the ship. ... more
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WATER WORLD

US beaches laden with sewage, bacteria: study
US beaches can be dirty places, making about 3.5 million people sick each year from sewage in the water, said an annual study Wednesday that rates American beaches by how dirty they are. ... more
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WEATHER REPORT

Heavy rains, landslides kill 94 in Bangladesh
More than 90 people have been killed in landslides in southeast Bangladesh after three days of rains that triggered flash floods and severed transport links, officials said Wednesday. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Cambodia remains last vulture bastion in Southeast Asia
In face of what has become a precipitous slide toward extinction across the Asian continent, the vultures of Cambodia have persisted, giving conservationists hope that these important scavengers can ... more
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ICE WORLD

Greenland ice may exaggerate magnitude of 13,000-year-old deep freeze
Ice samples pulled from nearly a mile below the surface of Greenland glaciers have long served as a historical thermometer, adding temperature data to studies of the local conditions up to the North ... more
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Space News from SpaceDaily.com
NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface

Quest for extraterrestrial life not over: experts

Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers: researchers

First Earth-sized planet found in 'habitable zone': NASA

Growth of Antarctic ice sheet triggered warming in the Southern Ocean during Miocene

Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre

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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Eating garbage: Bacteria for bioremediation
A 150-foot-high garbage dump in Colombia, South America, may have new life as a public park. Researchers at the University of Illinois have demonstrated that bacteria found in the dump can be used t ... more
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WATER WORLD

Climate change and the South Asian summer monsoon
The vagaries of South Asian summer monsoon rainfall impact the lives of more than one billion people. A review in Nature Climate Change (June 24 online issue) of over 100 recent research articles co ... more
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WATER WORLD

Significant sea-level rise in a two degree warming world
The study is the first to give a comprehensive projection for this long perspective, based on observed sea-level rise over the past millennium, as well as on scenarios for future greenhouse-gas emis ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Delving Inside Earth from Space
European Space Agency, or ESA, astronaut Andre Kuipers is running experiments on the International Space Station that are shedding light on conditions deep inside Earth. Orbiting some 248 miles (400 ... more
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WATER WORLD

Risks and rewards of quantifying nature's 'ecosystem services'
How much is a stream worth? Can we put a dollar value on a wetland? Some conservation proponents have moved to establish the economic value of "ecosystem services," the benefits that nature provides ... more
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WATER WORLD

Cienega de Santa Clara unchanged after pilot run of Yuma Desalting Plant
Mexico's Cienega de Santa Clara has not changed since the 2010-11 pilot run of the Yuma Desalting Plant, according to a new report from a University of Arizona-led binational team of researchers. Th ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

NASA chooses University professors for $151.7 million mission
In 1971, NASA sent three astronauts who were University alumni to the moon as part of the Apollo 15 lunar mission. Now, three University professors have been chosen for a new NASA project, one that ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Debby hits land as Florida braces for more floods
Tropical storm Debby hit land as it arrived on Florida's Gulf Coast on Tuesday, threatening to dump another round of heavy rains on areas already reeling from flooding, US forecasters said. ... more
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