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November 09, 2012
CARBON WORLDS
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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ICE WORLD

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
CLIMATE SCIENCE

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
FLORA AND FAUNA

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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WATER WORLD

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


WATER WORLD

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
CLONE AGE

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
FARM NEWS

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
UAE's Masdar to build $125-million wind farm in Oman

Shaky Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit

Italy keen to take a fast boat to China

Beijing's focus on coal lost in haze of smog: experts

Areva names number two Knoche as interim CEO

Soft Cost Reduction Through Power Electronics

Aquion Energy Unveils Next Generation of AHI Battery Technology

WATER WORLD

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
FLORA AND FAUNA

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
WATER WORLD

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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INTERN DAILY

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
FLORA AND FAUNA

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
U.S Navy sending Aegis-equipped destroyers to Japan

Japan deputy PM directly urges China to hold summit

Russia spy plane intercepted in NATO airspace: alliance

China ponders action against Hong Kong stars

Iraq's Yazidis facing 'attempted genocide': UN

USAF looks at commercial satellite control networks

Iraqi Kurds agree reinforcements for embattled Kobane

SHAKE AND BLOW

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
DEMOCRACY

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
FARM NEWS

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
FARM NEWS
New York rations gasoline, electric outages mount

French seek compensation for cancelled New York marathon

New York kids back in school, but chaos continues


FARM NEWS
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


FARM NEWS
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


FARM NEWS
Carbon dioxide - our salvation from a future ice age?

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

Russia backs its claims for Arctic Shelf with evidence

WATER WORLD

Work underway on contested mega-dam: Laos official
Laos has begun work on a controversial multi-billion dollar dam, an official confirmed Thursday, defying objections from environmentalists in its bid to become a regional energy hub. ... more
SINO DAILY

Six Tibetans set selves alight in China: exile government
Six Tibetans have set themselves on fire in China in the last two days in an escalating wave of protests as the country's leaders gather for a once-a-decade power transition, exile leaders said Thursday. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

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
PILLAGING PIRATES

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
STELLAR CHEMISTRY
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
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

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
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

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
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

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STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

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

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
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

STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

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

Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

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