Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
24/7 News Coverage
January 14, 2013
SHAKE AND BLOW
Faulty Behavior
Pasadena CA (SPX) Jan 14, 2013
In an earthquake, ground motion is the result of waves emitted when the two sides of a fault move-or slip-rapidly past each other, with an average relative speed of about three feet per second. Not all fault segments move so quickly, however-some slip slowly, through a process called creep, and are considered to be "stable," e.g. not capable of hosting rapid earthquake-producing slip. One common hypothesis suggests that such creeping fault behavior is persistent over time, with currently stable se ... read more
Previous Issues Jan 11 Jan 10 Jan 09 Jan 08 Jan 07
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Global warming beneficial to ratsnakes
Speculation about how animals will respond to climate change due to global warming led University of Illinois researcher Patrick Weatherhead and his students to conduct a study of ratsnakes at three ... more
FARM NEWS

Making whole wheat bread taste and smell more appetizing
The key to giving whole wheat bread a more appetizing aroma and taste may lie in controlling the amounts of a single chemical compound that appears in the bread, which nutritionists regard as more h ... more
WATER WORLD

Living cells behave like fluid-filled sponges
Animal cells behave like fluid-filled sponges in response to being mechanically deformed according to new research published in Nature Materials. Scientists from the London Centre for Nanotechnology ... more
24/7 News Coverage


EARLY EARTH

Animals flourished among lush plants during the Jurassic
In modern ecosystems, it's widely known that animals flourish in regions where the climate and landscape produce lush vegetation. A new study set out to discover whether that same relationship held ... more


CLONE AGE

Stem cells found to heal damaged artery in lab study
Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute have for the first time demonstrated that baboon embryonic stem cells can be programmed to completely restore a severely damaged artery. These e ... more
spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats
FLORA AND FAUNA

Solving puzzles without a picture
One of the most difficult problems in the field of genomics is assembling relatively short "reads" of DNA into complete chromosomes. In a new paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy o ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Low extinction rates made California a refuge for diverse plant species
The remarkable diversity of California's plant life is largely the result of low extinction rates over the past 45 million years, according to a new study published in the journal Evolution. Althoug ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Vacuum Ultraviolet Lamp of the Future Created in Japan

New design for mobile phone masts could cut carbon emissions

US to Dodge Solar Shortage This Year Even Amid New Antidumping Fines on Chinese Module Suppliers

New material coating technology mimics nature's lotus effect

'Off-the-shelf' equipment used to digitize insects in 3-D

Steering chemical reactions with laser pulses

Nanoreporters tell 'sour' oil from 'sweet'

CLONE AGE

3-D biomimetic scaffolds support tissue regeneration from stem cells
Stem cells can be grown on biocompatible scaffolds to form complex tissues such as bone, cartilage, and muscle for repair and regeneration of damaged or diseased tissue. However, to function p ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Clamorous city blackbirds
Animals have developed a variety of strategies for dealing with increasing noise pollution in their habitats. It is known, for example, that many urban birds sing at a high pitch to differentiate th ... more
EPIDEMICS

Swine flu kills second Jordanian in week: minister
A Jordanian woman has died of swine flu in the second such death in a week, Health Minister Abdullatif Wreikat said on Sunday. ... more
Turn key solar systems for domestic and commercial installations
Solar systems for home and business installations

spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats



Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Urgent CO2 cuts may spare millions hardship: report
Tens of millions of people may be spared droughts and floods by 2050 if Earth-warming carbon emissions peak in 2016 rather than 2030, scientists said on Sunday. ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Beijing choked by third day of hazardous smog
Mask-wearing Beijing residents endured a third day of pollution at hazardous levels on Sunday, as authorities warned that a thick cloud of smog may not lift from the Chinese capital until midweek. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Dispute islands 'within scope' of US-Japan alliance: Obama

China frees Japan ship after $28 mn paid in 1930s row

Raytheon touts ballistic missile defense weapon

Sweden to arm fighter jets with cruise missile 'deterrent'

N. Korea seals nuclear test tunnel: Seoul official

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

High Gain Amplifiers for Commercial and Military Radar Released by Pasternack

DEMOCRACY

Journalists warn of interference after army protest
Thai journalists have called on the country's powerful military not to pressure the media after uniformed soldiers protested outside a television station over comments critical of the army chief. ... more
FIRE STORM

Fire hits top Australian telescope site
Australia's top research observatory, which houses telescopes used by scientists from around the world, was damaged by a large wildfire Sunday as hot weather and storms stoked dozens of new blazes. ... more
SINO DAILY

First Tibetan this year self-immolates in China: reports
A Tibetan has died after setting himself on fire to protest at China's rule of the Himalayan region in the first self-immolation this year, a rights group and overseas media said. ... more
SINO DAILY
Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

Haiti is recovering, leader tells quake ceremony

EU grants Haiti fresh aid on quake anniversary


SINO DAILY
Oscillating Gel Gives Synthetic Materials the Ability to "Speak"

Molecular machine could hold key to more efficient manufacturing

How the kilogram has put on weight


SINO DAILY
Taiwan mulls shipping water from China as ties improve

Interagency Report Published on Information Required for Short-Term Water Management Decisions

Living cells behave like fluid-filled sponges


SINO DAILY
Antarctic lake reached after millennia

A new approach to assessing future sea level rise from ice sheets

A New Way to Study Permafrost Soil, Above and Below Ground

EPIDEMICS

New York declares flu emergency
New York's governor has declared a health emergency over a flu epidemic that has hit more than 19,000 people in the state, and in an exceptional measure cleared pharmacists to immunize infants and children. ... more
FIRE STORM

Nerve centre at heart of Australian fires
As dozens of unpredictable bushfires break out in Australia's extreme heat, military-style operations are in full swing at a "nerve centre" that harnesses state-of-the-art technology allied to the power of social media. ... more
WATER WORLD

Taiwan mulls shipping water from China as ties improve
Officials on a Taiwan-controlled island group near the Chinese mainland said Sunday they are considering importing water from China in yet another sign of warming relations. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Haiti is recovering, leader tells quake ceremony
Three years after a massive earthquake ravaged Haiti, President Michel Martelly said Saturday his country was slowly rebuilding, despite the ongoing day-to-day misery of many survivors. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
High-Voltage Transmission Lines to Act as Antenna in First-of-its-Kind NASA Space-Weather Project

Russia eyes building Glonass stations in 36 countries

Turn your satnav ideas into business

Russia's GLONASS Fully Restored After System Failure

Astronomers discover Earth-sized planet in habitable zone

MESSENGER Completes Its 3,000th Orbit of Mercury, Sets Mark for Closest Approach

Sun Emits a Mid-level Solar Flare

PILLAGING PIRATES

Several killed in failed French raid to free Somalia hostage

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

CLIMATE SCIENCE

US study warns of extreme heat, more severe storms

EPIDEMICS

Death toll rises as flu epidemic grips US

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Philippines to move 100,000 squatters

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

US storm turns airport into vast used-car purgatory

FIRE STORM

As Australia bushfires rage, warning of more heatwaves

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Nineteen children among 46 dead in China landslide

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

EU grants Haiti fresh aid on quake anniversary

FLORA AND FAUNA

S.Africa poachers hack baby rhino with axe, machete

Italy extends emergency powers for Costa shipwreck

Malawi floods kill three, displace thousands

Networking ability a family trait in monkeys

Magma in mantle has deep impact

Interagency Report Published on Information Required for Short-Term Water Management Decisions

Heat-resistant corals provide clues to climate change survival

Whales' foraging strategies revealed by new technology

Invading species can extinguish native plants despite recent reports

Vietnam is targeting its critics, HRW says

EU members chided on air quality progress

Mangrove loss threatens Bengal tiger

Antarctic lake reached after millennia

Report: World wastes half of its food

Six million turn out for global garbage clean-up

KFC parent company sorry over China chicken scare

How Australians survive the raging bushfires

New material harvests energy from water vapor

Molecular machine could hold key to more efficient manufacturing

Government funding for 'super-material'

First world atlas on renewable energy launched

Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2013 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement