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July 19, 2012
SHAKE AND BLOW
X-rays illuminate the origin of volcanic hotspots
Paris, France (SPX) Jul 19, 2012
Scientists have recreated the extreme conditions at the boundary between Earth's core and its mantle, 2,900 km beneath the surface. Using the world's most brilliant beam of X-rays, they probed speck-sized samples of rock at very high temperature and pressure to show for the first time that partially molten rock under these conditions is buoyant and should segregate towards the Earth's surface. This observation is a strong evidence for the theory that volcanic hotspots like the Hawaiian Islands ori ... read more

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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Raytheon technology to transform commercial cargo ships into cutting-edge humanitarian aid delivery platforms
Raytheon has completed the preliminary design phase of the Tactically Expandable Maritime Platform (TEMP) program awarded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Through the TEMP p ... more
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FROTH AND BUBBLE

Green plants reduce city street pollution up to eight times more than previously believed
Trees, bushes and other greenery growing in the concrete-and-glass canyons of cities can reduce levels of two of the most worrisome air pollutants by eight times more than previously believed, a new ... more
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Unique Neandertal arm morphology due to scraping, not spearing
Unique arm morphology in Neandertals was likely caused by scraping activities such as hide preparation, not spear thrusting as previously theorized, according to research published July 18 in the op ... more
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Neanderthals at El Sidron, Northern Spain, had knowledge of plants' healing qualities
An international team of researchers, led by the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and the University of York, has provided the first molecular evidence that Neanderthals not only ate a range of coo ... more
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EPIDEMICS

Botanical compound could prove crucial to healing influenza
Building on previous work with the botanical abscisic acida, researchers in the Nutritional Immunology and Molecular Medicine Laboratory (NIMML) have discovered that abscisic acid has anti-inflammat ... more
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WOOD PILE

Hidden secrets in Norway's rainforests
The word rainforest usually conjures up visions of brightly coloured birds and hyperactive monkeys swooping through a thick green canopy of leaves, vines and flowers. But rainforests are also found ... more
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WOOD PILE

Leaf Litter and Soil Protect Acorns from Prescribed Fire
U.S. Forest Service scientists have found that prescribed fires with the heat insulation of leaf litter and soil can help restore oak ecosystems. Forest Service researchers are helping land managers ... more
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NTU invents smart window that tints and powers itself

Japan nuclear watchdog greenlights more reactors

ORNL microscopy pencils patterns in polymers at the nanoscale

Conversion process turns biomass 'waste' into lucrative chemical products

Penn Research Outlines Basic Rules for Construction With a Type of Origami

India, US Discuss Building US-Designed Nuclear Power Plants in India

Guelph Researchers Recipe: Cook Farm Waste into Energy

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FARM NEWS

Refining the tool kit for sustainable fisheries
As spatial planning is used increasingly to manage fisheries and other ocean resources, researchers are working to determine the best ways to use and refine the various spatial management tools. Amo ... more
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WATER WORLD

How to make global fisheries worth five times more
Rebuilding global fisheries would make them five times more valuable while improving ecology, according to a new University of British Columbia study, published in the online journal PLoS ONE. ... more
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FARM NEWS

Australia aims to become Asia's food bowl
The Australian government has released the draft of its first food security plan aimed at positioning the country to become the "food bowl for Asia." ... more
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WATER WORLD

Faroe Islands blast threat of EU sanctions in mackerel war
The Faroe Islands, an autonomous Danish territory, on Wednesday harshly criticised calls by Ireland and other EU countries for sanctions against it and Iceland for over-fishing of mackerel. ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

US drought worst in 25 years, food prices to rise
A drought scouring the farming heartlands of the United States is the worst for 25 years and could drive up food prices, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday. ... more
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WOOD PILE

Canada claims win in pine beetle lumber dispute with US
Canada claimed a victory on Wednesday in a dispute with the United States over softwood lumber, after a tribunal ruled it had not violated a trade accord by selling beetle-blemished logs at low prices. ... more
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EPIDEMICS

HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries
More than eight million people - a record number in low- and middle-income countries - are now taking antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV, according to data released Wednesday by UNAIDS. ... more
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End of AIDS pandemic in sight: US expert
Three decades into the AIDS pandemic an end to new infections is in sight, according to Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. ... more
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Danger in the skies as Russia, NATO play cat-and-mouse

Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack

Palestinians seek Arab backing for UN resolution

Taiwan's ailing economy major challenge for leadership hopefuls

Russian Nuclear-Powered Submarine Vladimir Monomakh

Iran nuclear talks resume in Geneva

DARPA developing first-ever maneuverable bullet

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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Worst drought in five decades ravages US
Weather forecasters see no end in sight to the worst US drought in five decades, a blistering heatwave that has wilted crops across America's crucial breadbasket and sent grain prices soaring. ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Typhoon dumps rain on flood-weary Japan
A typhoon skimmed past sodden southwestern Japan on Wednesday dumping rain on an area already struggling to clean up after huge floods. ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Two China workers killed in Singapore tunnel accident
Two Chinese workers were killed and eight others injured in Singapore Wednesday when scaffolding at a subway construction site collapsed, officials said. ... more
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ABOUT US

Pregnant new CEO for Yahoo! stirs US debate on working moms
No sooner was Marissa Mayer named chief executive of Yahoo! than she announced she's pregnant. In doing so, she ramped up a lively ongoing debate in the United States about working moms. ... more
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ICE WORLD

Greenland glacier loses ice
An ice island twice the size of Manhattan has broken off from Greenland's Petermann Glacier, according to researchers at the University of Delaware and the Canadian Ice Service. The Petermann Glacie ... more
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INTERN DAILY

Man-made pores mimic important features of natural pores
Inspired by nature, an international research team has created synthetic pores that mimic the activity of cellular ion channels, which play a vital role in human health by severely restricting the t ... more
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INTERN DAILY

Nanoscale scaffolds and stem cells show promise in cartilage repair
Johns Hopkins tissue engineers have used tiny, artificial fiber scaffolds thousands of times smaller than a human hair to help coax stem cells into developing into cartilage, the shock-absorbing lin ... more
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FARM NEWS

Helping pigs to digest phosphorus
Phosphorus is a vital nutrient for pig growth, but pigs do not always digest it well. Research conducted at the University of Illinois has determined how adding various levels of the enzyme phytase ... more
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ESA scientists say Philae lander will wake up in 2015

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Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty Between USSR, US in Details

Atlas 5 launches spysat payload for NRO

Lockheed Martin opens MUOS application development facility

Israel, US in abortive missile defence test

Room temp quantum optics chip geneates tunable photon-pair spectrum

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FARM NEWS

Glyphosate-resistant 'superweeds' may be less susceptible to diseases
Scientists searching for clues to understand how superweeds obtain resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate may have been missing a critical piece of information, a Purdue University study sho ... more
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WOOD PILE

Rodent robbers good for tropical trees
There's no honor among thieves when it comes to rodent robbers-which turns out to be a good thing for tropical trees that depend on animals to spread their seeds. Results of a yearlong study in Pana ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Caution needed with new greenhouse gas emission standards
Policy makers need to be cautious in setting new 'low-carbon' standards for greenhouse gas emissions for oil sands-derived fuels as well as fuels from conventional crude oils University of Calgary a ... more
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ICE WORLD

The challenges facing the vulnerable Antarctic
A century ago, the South Pole was one of Earth's last frontiers, but now the Antarctic is under threat from human activity. Led by Monash University's Professor Steven Chown, a multidisciplinary tea ... more
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Paisley Caves yield 13,000-year old Western Stemmed points, more human DNA
Archaeological work in Oregon's Paisley Caves has found evidence that Western Stemmed projectile points - darts or thrusting spearheads - were present at least 13,200 calendar years ago during or be ... more
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WATER WORLD

Viruses linked to algae that control coral health
Scientists have discovered two viruses that appear to infect the single-celled microalgae that reside in corals and are important for coral growth and health, and they say the viruses could play a r ... more
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SHAKE AND BLOW

Heavy rain fears as typhoon menaces Japan
A typhoon menacing already sodden southwestern Japan could dump weeks' worth of rain on the area, forecasters warned Wednesday, as communities struggle to recover from huge floods. ... more
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Endangered languages get a Google protection plan
Google on Tuesday unveiled an online information exchange platform to try to give some extra lasting power to more than 3,000 endangered languages. ... more
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