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July 13, 2012
WEATHER REPORT
Cochrane finds no reliable evidence on effectiveness of electric fans in heatwaves
London, UK (SPX) Jul 13, 2012
A new Cochrane systematic review of the effects of electric fans in heatwaves has found no high quality evidence to guide future national and international policies. The review outlines the type of study that would help resolve the uncertainty which is spelt out in a podcast and an editorial all published in The Cochrane Library. Heatwaves in Europe and the USA have led to increasing interest in health protection measures to reduce the impacts of such extreme weather events on human health. Heatwa ... read more

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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Widespread exposure to BPA substitute is occurring from cash register receipts, other paper
People are being exposed to higher levels of the substitute for BPA in cash register thermal paper receipts and many of the other products that engendered concerns about the health effects of bisphe ... more
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ABOUT US

Native American populations descend from three key migrations
Scientists have found that Native American populations - from Canada to the southern tip of Chile - arose from at least three migrations, with the majority descended entirely from a single group of ... more
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WATER WORLD

Trigger for past rapid sea level rise discovered
The cause of rapid sea level rise in the past has been found by scientists at the University of Bristol using climate and ice sheet models. The process, named 'saddle-collapse', was found to be the ... more
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EARLY EARTH

Giving Ancient Life Another Chance to Evolve
It's a project 500 million years in the making. Only this time, instead of playing on a movie screen in Jurassic Park, it's happening in a lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Using a process ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Ions, not particles, make silver toxic to bacteria
Rice University researchers have settled a long-standing controversy over the mechanism by which silver nanoparticles, the most widely used nanomaterial in the world, kill bacteria. Their work comes ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Fossil turtle from Colombia round like car tire
Paleontologist Carlos Jaramillo's group at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and colleagues at North Carolina State University and the Florida Museum of Natural History discovere ... more
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FARM NEWS

Ancient domesticated remains are oldest in southern Africa
Researchers have found evidence of the earliest known instance of domesticated caprines (sheep and goats) in southern Africa, dated to the end of the first millennium BC, providing new data to the o ... more
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24/7 Energy News Coverage
Single-atom gold catalysts may enable cheap output of fuel and chemicals

Shaping the future of energy storage with conductive clay

Protons fuel graphene prospects

TEPCO starts cementing tunnels to solve Fukushima water issue

Super material has chink in its armour: study

Mittal bids for 'environmental disaster' Italian steel plant

China blames politics for Indonesia development bank delay

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FARM NEWS

Down on the cacao farm: Sloths thrive at chocolate's source
Like many Neotropical fauna, sloths are running out of room to maneuver. As forests in South and Central America are cleared for agriculture and other human uses, populations of these arboreal leaf ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

The Iberian wolf lives close to humans more for refuge than for prey
The Iberian wolf lives in increasingly humanised landscapes, with limited food resources and its presence is not always welcome. But, according to Spanish researchers, food availability plays a seco ... more
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FARM NEWS

Climate change means stressed cows may have less milk
"Cows are happy in parts of Northern California and not in Florida" is a good way to sum up the findings of new research from the University of Washington, said Yoram Bauman, best known as the "stan ... more
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DEMOCRACY

Egypt's power struggle could last years
The power struggle between Egypt's newly elected Islamist president and the generals who have held power for six decades could drag on for years, analysts say. ... more
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FARM NEWS

France sends emergency anti-locust aid
France said this week it is mobilizing emergency efforts to stop locust swarms in Africa's Sahel from spreading farther into drought-stricken Niger and Mali. ... more
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EARLY EARTH

Ancient life 're-evolves' in Georgia lab
Georgia Tech researchers say they've resurrected a 500-million-year-old gene from bacteria and inserted it into modern-day Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria. ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

50,000 flee as record rain in Japan kills 17
At least 17 people died, 20 were missing and 50,000 were ordered to evacuate as the heaviest rainfall on record pounded the southwestern Japanese island of Kyushu, officials and reports said Thursday. ... more
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WHALES AHOY

Australia says S. Korea expected to dump whaling plan
Australia on Thursday said South Korea had indicated it will scrap its controversial plan to resume "scientific" whaling following talks between senior officials. ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China has no overseas bases: defence ministry

Iraqi forces hold off jihadist attack on Ramadi

China says in talks with Russia over 2015 military drills

Afghan senate approves foreign troops staying on

Process converts human waste into rocket fuel

Proton-M Carrier Rocket Launch Postponed Over Technical Problems

Iran supreme leader backs nuclear talks extension

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Japan govt, media colluded on nuclear: Nobel winner
Nobel-winning author Kenzaburo Oe said Japan's post-war government and media colluded to give nuclear power a stranglehold, as activists readied for what they hope will be the biggest rally in decades. ... more
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FIRE STORM

Greece worried by fire-fighting resource shortages: minister
Greece's new public order minister told reporters on Thursday that one of his main concerns was effectively fighting the forest fires that plague the Mediterranean country in the summer. ... more
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FARM NEWS

US wineries uncork Internet innovations
From iPads in vineyards to virtual tastings on Twitter, the tradition-steeped US wine industry is increasingly turning to Internet Age innovations to improve vintages and profits. ... more
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FARM NEWS

School days rivalry leads to pocket sommelier
Daniel Feder is out to trump a grade school buddy who hit it big with online travel service TripAdvisor. ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

India has least eco impact but feels guilty: study
Indian consumers feel the most guilty about their environmental impact even though they have a smaller average footprint than consumers in wealthy countries, a survey said Thursday. ... more
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WATER WORLD

Work resumes at huge Amazon dam site
Some 1,600 workers resumed work Thursday after 150 indigenous people agreed to end their three-week occupation of a construction site for a huge hydro-electric dam in the Brazilian Amazon. ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

US carp hunters spike flying fish with bows and arrows
Shooting a fish flying through the air with a bow and arrow isn't as hard as you would think. At least, not when it's a 20-pound Asian carp - and there are so many the one you got wasn't necessarily the one you targeted. ... more
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WATER WORLD

Australia's mining boom may doom Barrier Reef
Asia-bound ships queue for weeks outside the Australian port of Newcastle as an endless stream of coal trains wind their way from mine to port. ... more
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Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Star Trek-like invisible shield found thousands of miles above Earth

US Bans Technology Export for Russian Spektr-UV Telescope Project

Polish astronomers spot young Stellar Bridge in the Magellanic Clouds

First harvest of research based on the final GOCE gravity model

Soyuz at Kourou ready to loft another batch of O3b Networks birds

Frost-covered chaos on Mars

3-D Printer Creates First Object in Space on ISS

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SINO DAILY

China 'investigating' Shanghai bishop over split
China is investigating the case of a bishop after he dramatically split with the state-sanctioned Catholic association over "serious violations" of rules, state media said Thursday. ... more
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SINO DAILY

Hong Kong's new govt rocked by graft arrest
Hong Kong's anti-corruption watchdog said Thursday it had arrested a minister for allegedly abusing his housing allowances, plunging the new government into scandal. ... more
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WHITE OUT

Nine dead after French Alps avalanche sweeps over climbers
An avalanche swept over a group of European climbers in the French Alps on Thursday, killing nine people on the slopes of a peak dubbed the "Cursed Mountain". ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Copper making salmon prone to predators
Minute amounts of copper from brake linings and mining operations can affect salmon to where they are easily eaten by predators, says a Washington State University researcher. Jenifer McIntyre found ... more
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FARM NEWS

Sustainability of rice landscapes in South East Asia threatened
During a meeting in Banaue, The Philippines, scientists from 21 research institutions from Germany, Vietnam, The Philippines, Thailand, UK, Bulgaria and Spain raised several concerns on the future o ... more
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INTERN DAILY

Vaccine and antibiotics stabilized so refrigeration is not needed
Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed a new silk-based stabilizer that, in the laboratory, kept some vaccines and antibiotics stable up to temperatures of 140 degree ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Climate Change May Lead to Fewer - But More Violent - Thunderstorms
Researchers are working to identify exactly how a changing climate will impact specific elements of weather, such as clouds, rainfall, and lightning. A Tel Aviv University researcher has predicted t ... more
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ICE WORLD

Arctic warming linked to combination of reduced sea ice and global atmospheric warming
The combination of melting sea ice and global atmospheric warming are contributing to the high rate of warming in the Arctic, where temperatures are increasing up to four times faster than the globa ... more
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