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July 04, 2012
CLIMATE SCIENCE
Exploring one of climate's 'known unknowns'
Bristol, UK (SPX) Jul 04, 2012
The influence of aerosols (small particles less than 1 micrometre in diameter) and clouds (liquid droplets 1 - 1000 micrometres diameter) represents one of the largest uncertainties in our understanding of trends in past global climate and predicting future climate change, as recognised by the 2007 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. One of the most significant 'known unknowns' is how quickly water can condense on the small aerosol particles to grow and become cloud droplets, ... read more

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FLORA AND FAUNA

Acid-wielding worms drill through bones at the bottom of the sea
Tiny 'bone-devouring worms', known to both eat and inhabit dead whale skeletons and other bones on the sea floor, have a unique ability to release bone-melting acid, scientists at Scripps Institutio ... more
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INTERN DAILY

Improving living tissues with 3D printed vascular networks made from sugar
Researchers are hopeful that new advances in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine could one day make a replacement liver from a patient's own cells, or animal muscle tissue that could be cut ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Unlocking Some Key Secrets of Photosynthesis
New research led by chemists in the Baruch '60 Center for Biochemical Solar Energy Research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is seeking to detail the individual steps of highly efficient reaction ... more
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EARLY EARTH

Multiple proxy datasets can clarify ancient climate regimes
Tree ring and oxygen isotope data from the U.S. Pacific Northwest do not provide the same information on past precipitation, but rather than causing a problem, the differing results are a good thing ... more
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WATER WORLD

EU underpays Madagascar for access to fish
Unfair and exploitative political agreements allow Europeans to eat fish from the plates of developing countries, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers. In the ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Plastic pollution reaching surprising levels off coast of Pacific Northwest
Plastic pollution off the northwest coast of North America is reaching the level of the notoriously polluted North Sea, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of British Colu ... more
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WATER WORLD

Britain's urban rivers bounce back
Urban rivers throughout England and Wales have improved dramatically in water quality and wildlife over the last 20 years. That's the conclusion of one the largest studies of national trends in rive ... more
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Rethink education to fuel bioeconomy

Making dams safer for fish around the world

Ultra-fast electrical circuits using light-generated tunneling currents

Tiny Step Edges, Big Step for Surface Science

Quantum superconductor-metal to glass transition observed

Combs of Light Accelerate Communication

Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries

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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Novel clay-based coating may point the way to new generation of green flame retardants
In searching for better flame retardants for home furnishings-a large source of fuel in house fires-National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers defied the conventional wisdom a ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Ants farm root aphid clones in subterranean rooms
The yellow meadow ant, Lasius flavus, farms root aphids for sugar (honeydew) and nitrogen (protein). In turn these species of aphids have developed distinctive traits never found in free living spec ... more
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ABOUT US

Seabirds studied for clues to human aging
Canadian researchers say they're studying diving seabirds in Hudson Bay to better understand the aging process. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Jakarta, Canberra boost asylum cooperation
Indonesia and Australia have agreed to closer cooperation to combat human trafficking, including faster response times to asylum seekers' boats in danger. ... more
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WHALES AHOY

Aboriginal whaling wins partial victory
The world's whale body narrowly agreed Tuesday to extend whaling rights for indigenous peoples in the United States, Russia and the Caribbean but opposition mounted to a hunt in Greenland. ... more
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EPIDEMICS

Concern grows over H1N1 outbreak in Bolivia
An epidemic of H1N1 flu has infected almost 900 people and claimed 11 lives in Bolivia, health officials said Tuesday. ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Heat wave in US puts damper on Fourth of July festivities
Sizzling heat persisted over much of the United States on Tuesday on the eve of the Fourth of July, prompting many communities to rethink or cancel their festivities on the US national holiday. ... more
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SINO DAILY

China vows crackdown after latest protest
Chinese police clashed for a second day on Tuesday with protesters who stopped the construction of a metals factory, in the latest unrest highlighting grass-roots, environmental concerns in China. ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China faces 'most complex time in history' at home and abroad - Xi Jinping

ATK supplying hardware, composites for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle

Russian Rockets used by the US

21st Space Wing reaches inspection milestone

Lockheed Martin Contracted To Maintain MK-48 Torpedoes

Sensitive detection method may help impede illicit nuclear trafficking

China to boost space defense in 'new-type combat force'

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ICE WORLD

Argentina court upholds glacier protections against mining
Argentina's supreme court has upheld key articles of a law aimed at protecting glaciers, despite a legal challenge from mining companies, including Canadian giant Barrick Gold. ... more
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EPIDEMICS

US approves over-the-counter HIV home testing kit
The United States announced Tuesday it has authorized sales of the first over-the-counter home testing kit for HIV, the virus that leads to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). ... more
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FARM NEWS

Vertical farm in abandoned pork plant turns waste into food
Urban farming is being taken to new heights in an abandoned Chicago pork processing plant where environmentalists hope to "get off the grid" by using the waste from one crop to feed and power another. ... more
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FIRE STORM

US confirms four dead in crash of fire-fighting C-130
The crash of a fire-fighting C-130 aircraft in South Dakota over the weekend killed four crew members and injured two others, the US military said Tuesday. ... more
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WEATHER REPORT

Record heat in Austria kills 5,000 young chickens
Record heat in Austria claimed its first victims over the weekend: some 5,000 young chickens at a farm which were crushed or suffocated as they tried to escape an overheated barn. ... more
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SINO DAILY

Huge China art gift boosts Hong Kong culture district
The donation of a major collection of Chinese art has breathed new life into plans for a cultural development on Hong Kong's waterfront that more than once appeared to be on the brink of collapse. ... more
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WATER WORLD

China fishermen sue US firm for oil spill: lawyer
A group of Chinese fishermen have sued ConocoPhillips in a US court, seeking over $130 million in compensation for an oil spill off China's coast last year, a lawyer advising them said Wednesday. ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Climate change no longer tops US environment worries
Americans no longer see climate change as the world's number-one environmental issue, according to a public opinion poll released Tuesday amid an ongoing heat wave in much of the United States. ... more
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Space News from SpaceDaily.com
New Study Outlines 'Water World' Theory of Life's Origins

B3: the vitamin from outer space

SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS

Tech giants look to skies to spread Internet

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity

"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger

New Self-healing Plastics Developed

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FARM NEWS

Screening horticultural imports: New models assess plant risk through better analysis
Weedy plants, many introduced to the U.S. for sale through plant nurseries, are responsible for extensive environmental damage and economic costs. Although legislation restricts the introduction of ... 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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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

War-related climate change would reduce substantially reduce crop yields
Though worries about "nuclear winter" have faded since the end of the Cold War, existing stockpiles of nuclear weapons still hold the potential for devastating global impacts. Researchers at the Uni ... more
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FARM NEWS

Want bigger plants? Get to the root of the matter
Plant scientists have imaged and analyzed, for the first time, how a potted plant's roots are arranged in the soil as the plant develops. In this study, to be presented at the Society for Experiment ... more
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FARM NEWS

Scientists urge new approaches to plant research
You'd be amazed at how much you can learn from a plant. In a paper published this week in the journal Science, a Michigan State University professor and a colleague discuss why if humans are to surv ... 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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FARM NEWS

S. Korean farmers rally against China trade talks
Thousands of South Korean farmers and fishermen rallied Tuesday against a proposed free trade deal with China as the two countries started a second round of talks. ... more
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