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November 09, 2012
Capturing carbon with clever trapdoors
Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Nov 09, 2012
A team of Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) researchers based at the University of Melbourne have developed a novel method of capturing carbon dioxide that will reduce the cost of separating and storing the gas. The quest to capture carbon dioxide is crucial to a cleaner future and once captured, carbon dioxide can be compressed and safely stored. It is also a useful source for chemical manufacture. However, current processes are inefficient and require sev ... read more
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Carbon dioxide - our salvation from a future ice age?
Mankind's emissions of fossil carbon and the resulting increase in temperature could prove to be our salvation from the next ice age. According to new research from the University of Gothenburg, Swe ... more

Drifting word clouds may change perceptions of climate science
Professor Alexander Bentley and colleagues found that words commonly used by scientists when discussing climate science - such as 'biodiversity', 'global', and 'isotopes' - follow fashion cycles in ... more

Persistent sync for neurons
A team of Brazilian physicists working with neuroscientists studying freely behaving rats have found that their neurons often act in precise coordination over time, in a study about to be published ... more
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Coral files reveal time of first Polynesian settlements
Polynesia was one of the last places on Earth to be settled by humans, and new techniques reveal that this settlement first occurred within a 16 year window nearly 3000 years ago. The research ... more


Geologist calls for advances in restoration sedimentology
Rapid advances in the new and developing field of restoration sedimentology will be needed to protect the world's river deltas from an array of threats, Indiana University Bloomington geologist Doug ... more
The Year In Space

Stem cells and nanofibers stimulating nerve research
Every week in his clinic at the University of Michigan, neurologist Joseph Corey, M.D., Ph.D., treats patients whose nerves are dying or shrinking due to disease or injury. He sees the pain, the los ... more

Arabica coffee could be extinct in the wild within 70 years
A study conducted by scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (UK), in collaboration with scientists in Ethiopia, reports that climate change alone could lead to the extinction of wild Arabica c ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Britain axes 1 billion pound carbon capture scheme

Dutch lawmakers approve plan to close coal power plants

French carmakers top European list of low CO2 emitters

PetroChina sells pipeline stake amid reforms push

French group to help Japan dismantle nuclear reactors

Google gets 348,085 'forget' requests in Europe

CERN colliding lead ions at record energy using upgraded LHC


Stirred Not Mixed: How Seawater Turbulence Affects Marine Food Webs
New research shows that ocean turbulence directly affects the ability of microscopic marine organisms to recycle organic material back into the food web. Results of the study are published in this w ... more

Cockatoo 'can make its own tools'
A cockatoo from a species not known to use tools in the wild has been observed spontaneously making and using tools for reaching food and other objects. A Goffin's cockatoo called 'Figaro', that has ... more

Warming temperatures cause aquatic animals to shrink the most
Warmer temperatures cause greater reduction in the adult sizes of aquatic animals than in land-dwellers in a new study by scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Liver ... more
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Bionic arm gives Briton 'quality of life'
A British man who lost his right arm in an accident says the bionic arm he's been given is so precise he can dress himself for the first time in six years. ... more

Rare penguins in South Korea for study
Eleven penguins from an aquarium in Japan have been brought to a South Korean facility to conduct research on the rare species, Korean officials said. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia's nuclear weapon arsenal surpasses US

Elbit to supply Hermes 900 HFE UAVs to Switzerland

U.S. Navy's USNS Maury completes acceptance trials

General Dynamics receives sub contract modification

Philippine Air Force receiving South Korean FA-50 jets

Saab to modernize Sweden's RBS 97 Hawk missile system

Polish call to scrap NATO-Russia deal 'extraordinarily dangerous': Moscow


Guatemala quake toll rises to 52
Guatemalan rescuers searched Thursday for people trapped in the ruins of homes after a powerful earthquake killed 52 people and left thousands spending the cold night outside. ... more

Romney 'transition website' was ready to go
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had a "transition" website that apparently was on the Internet briefly after Tuesday's election loss. ... more

Brazil's top farmers group to open office in China
Brazil's main farming association said on Thursday it would open a representative office in Beijing next week in a bid to boost exports to the growing Chinese consumer market and lure investment. ... more
New York rations gasoline, electric outages mount

French seek compensation for cancelled New York marathon

New York kids back in school, but chaos continues

Nanocrystals and nickel catalyst substantially improve light-based hydrogen production

Radar Production Readiness Review For Indonesia National Air Space Surveillance Program Completed

Soluble circuit boards to reduce e-waste

Work underway on contested mega-dam: Laos official

Boeing Begins Construction of Salmon Habitat at Plant 2 in Seattle

Laos breaks ground on Xayaburi Dam

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UMass Amherst climate modeler identifies trigger for Earth's last big freeze

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Work underway on contested mega-dam: Laos official
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Six Tibetans set selves alight in China: exile government
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New York rations gasoline, electric outages mount
New York announced gasoline rationing Thursday to address a fuel crisis sparked by superstorm Sandy, as tens of thousands more people lost electricity and officials prepared to deploy emergency mobile homes. ... more

Piracy will swell again if seas not policed: S.African Navy
South Africa will send anti-piracy patrols to the waters off Mozambique and Tanzania this month, a senior navy official said on Thursday, while warning of a resurgence in attacks if the continent's oceans are not policed. ... more
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

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Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

Ariane 5 is poised for Arianespace's launch with the EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

Arianespace's heavy-lift Ariane 5 flight is cleared for liftoff with EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3

NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building Prepared for Multiple Rockets

Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit

New habitable zone super-Earth found in exosolar system

Cosmic sprinklers explained in active planetary nebula

Physicists confirm first planet discovered in a quadruple star system

Planet-hunt data released to public

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Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite

Telit Introduces LTE Module Expanding Automotive Product Line with 4G for North American and European Markets

Qatar, UAE request $7.6 bn in missile defense: US

Turkey discusses Patriot deployment with NATO

Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

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Comet collisions every 6 seconds explain 17-year-old stellar mystery

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