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December 05, 2012
FARM NEWS
Insects beware: The sea anemone is coming
Bethesda MD (SPX) Dec 05, 2012
As insects evolve to become resistant to insecticides, the need to develop new ways to control pests grows. A team of scientists from Leuven, Belgium have discovered that the sea anemone's venom harbors several toxins that promise to become a new generation of insecticides that are environmentally friendly and avoid resistance by the insects. Since these toxins disable ion channels that mediate pain and inflammation, they could also spur drug development aimed at pain, cardiac disorders, epilepsy ... read more
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WATER WORLD

Probiotics help fish grow up faster and healthier
Probiotics like those found in yogurt are not only good for people--they are also good for fish. A new study by scientists at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology found that feeding ... more
EARLY EARTH

NASA Researchers Discover Ancient Microbes in Antarctic Lake
In one of the most remote lakes of Antarctica, nearly 65 feet beneath the icy surface, scientists from NASA, the Desert Research Institute (DRI) in Reno, Nev., the University of Illinois at Chicago, ... more
TECTONICS

Russian Far East holds seismic hazards that could threaten Pacific Basin
For decades, a source of powerful earthquakes and volcanic activity on the Pacific Rim was shrouded in secrecy, as the Soviet government kept outsiders away from what is now referred to as the Russi ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Male chimpanzees choose their allies carefully
Study finds male chimpanzees may increase their chances of siring offspring by recognizing the importance of third-party relationships. The ability of male chimpanzees to form coalitions with one an ... more


EARLY EARTH

Grand Canyon as old as the dinosaurs
An analysis of mineral grains from the bottom of the western Grand Canyon indicates it was largely carved out by about 70 million years ago - a time when dinosaurs were around and may have even peek ... more
The Year In Space
SHAKE AND BLOW

NASA's HS3 Hurricane Mission Ends for 2012
NASA's 2012 Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel, or HS3, mission came to an end Nov. 6 when a NASA unmanned Global Hawk aircraft flew a final data-collection mission in the North Pacific Ocean over ... more
FARM NEWS

A digital portrait for grapes indicates their ripeness
Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed a technique for estimating grape composition and variety using computer imaging. They have also put forward an index for identifying t ... 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

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Record high for global carbon emissions
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are set to rise again in 2012, reaching a record high of 35.6 billion tonnes - according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project, co-led by researchers fr ... more
FARM NEWS

Corn: Many active genes - high yield
Hybrid plants provide much higher yield than their homozygous parents. Plant breeders have known this for more than 100 years and used this effect called heterosis for richer harvests. Until now, sc ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

52 dead as typhoon lashes Philippines
A typhoon slammed into the southern Philippines Tuesday, setting off a mudslide that killed 44 people, tearing up trees, causing floods and forcing thousands to flee their homes to emergency shelters. ... more
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WHITE OUT

Russia, Ukraine hit with massive snowfall
Russia and Ukraine on Tuesday battled through heavy snowfall which created record traffic jams in Moscow and cut power in some 300 Ukrainian towns. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

South Sudan's elephants face extinction: experts
Elephant, giraffe and zebra in the world's newest nation South Sudan could soon be extinct due to rampant poaching and trafficking, conservation experts warned Tuesday. ... 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

DEMOCRACY

Bangladeshi protesters clash with police
One protester was killed and dozens were injured in clashes with police during a countrywide day of protest in Bangladesh called by the country's largest political party. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

UN chief urges swift action at climate talks
UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged negotiators at climate talks in Doha on Tuesday to put aside their quarrels and act with urgency to find the money and agree on mechanisms to tackle the global warming "crisis". ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Rich nations alone can't halt global warming: report
Poor nations must make haste to curb greenhouse gas emissions as even an impossible zero-percent pollution target for the developed world by 2030 won't stop calamitous climate change, a report warned Tuesday. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE
South Carolina Air National Guard's Eagle Vision IV Supports "Superstorm Sandy's" First Responders

Pakistan landslides kill three soldiers, bury rescuers

A month after superstorm Sandy, suffering lingers


CLIMATE SCIENCE
Schriever squadrons assure safe passage in space domain

Countdown begins to the next generation of satellites

Android extends global smartphone lead: survey


CLIMATE SCIENCE
Math detects contamination in water distribution networks

Probiotics help fish grow up faster and healthier

Fish luring devices divide Asia-Pacific tuna meet


CLIMATE SCIENCE
Ice Sheet Loss At Both Poles Increasing, Study Finds

Adventurer to recreate Shackleton's Antarctic exploits

Adventurer to recreate Shackleton's Antarctic exploits

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Long-term research reveals how climate change is playing out in real ecosystems
Around the world, the effects of global climate change are increasingly evident and difficult to ignore. However, evaluations of the local effects of climate change are often confounded by natural a ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Kerosene lamps spew black carbon, should be replaced
The primary source of light for more than a billion people in developing nations is also churning out black carbon at levels previously overlooked in climate warming estimates, according to a new st ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Six dead as Typhoon Bopha lashes Philippines
Typhoon Bopha killed at least six people in the Philippines on Tuesday as the strongest storm to hit the country this year forced more than 50,000 to seek refuge in emergency shelters, officials said. ... more
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Native Americans and Northern Europeans more closely related than previously thought
Using genetic analyses, scientists have discovered that Northern European populations-including British, Scandinavians, French, and some Eastern Europeans-descend from a mixture of two very differen ... more
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DISASTER MANAGEMENT

South Carolina Air National Guard's Eagle Vision IV Supports "Superstorm Sandy's" First Responders

WATER WORLD

Math detects contamination in water distribution networks

TECTONICS

Oceanic crust breakthrough: Solving a magma mystery

EARLY EARTH

More Evidence for an Ancient Grand Canyon

CLIMATE SCIENCE

The widening gap between present emissions and the two-degree target

CLIMATE SCIENCE

A human-caused climate change signal emerges from the noise

ICE WORLD

Ice Sheet Loss At Both Poles Increasing, Study Finds

EARTH OBSERVATION

GOES-R Satellite Program Undergoes Successful Review

EARTH OBSERVATION

NASA's TRMM Satellite Confirms 2010 Landslides

EARTH OBSERVATION

Tracking Pollution from Outer Space

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15

Snow cover hits record lows

Fish luring devices divide Asia-Pacific tuna meet

S.Africa using surveillance aircraft to combat poaching

Japan leaders near Fukushima as poll campaign starts

Answer to Mongolia pollution is blowing in the wind

Thais hunt for killer tiger after second deadly attack

Zambia court told HIV prisoners denied drugs, proper food

Pollution shuts schools, agencies in Tehran

Russian drivers stuck for days in traffic jam

Thousands in Philippines flee ahead of typhoon

Chinese bus driver jailed in Singapore over strike

'Life of Pi' shows bond, but tigers face human threat

Poland set to become last EU state to ratify landmine pact

Climate talks deadlocked as countdown starts for final week

British ministers 'banned from meeting Dalai Lama'

Major breakthrough in deciphering bread wheat's genetic code

Study: Nearly too late to cap warming

Italy holds talks on polluted steel plant's future

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