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January 31, 2013
CLIMATE SCIENCE
Cities Affect Temperatures For Thousands Of Miles
Boulder CO (SPX) Jan 31, 2013
Even if you live more than 1,000 miles from the nearest large city, it could be affecting your weather. In a new study that shows the extent to which human activities are influencing the atmosphere, scientists have concluded that the heat generated by everyday activities in metropolitan areas alters the character of the jet stream and other major atmospheric systems. This affects temperatures across thousands of miles, significantly warming some areas and cooling others, according to the study in ... read more
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WEATHER REPORT

Prediction of monsoon rainfall activity close at hand
The amount of rainfall and number of tropical storms during the summer monsoon season greatly impact the agriculture, economy, and people in Asia. Though meteorologists and climate scientists have w ... more
FARM NEWS

Smaller Snacking is Smart Snacking
How much chocolate would you need to eat to be satisfied? Less than half as much as you think, according to this recently published Cornell University snacking study. Using chocolate chips, ap ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Santiago de Chile will get drier and warmer
Already nowadays ten per cent or more of the population in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile is affected by extreme heat or floods. These threats will tend to increase due to the continuo ... more
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WATER WORLD

New insights into managing our water resources
Understanding how our water catchments react to natural disturbances, may offer hydrologists greater insight into how to manage our water supplies. Key to this, is an understanding of the steady sta ... more


FARM NEWS

Soya protein can be replaced by rapeseed protein
Today, more than 500 million people are suffering from a lack of adequate protein in their diet. Each year, the number of human beings increases by 80 million, a figure which is equivalent to the pr ... more
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WATER WORLD

New evidence highlights threat to Caribbean coral reef growth
Coral reefs build their structures by both producing and accumulating calcium carbonate, and this is essential for the maintenance and continued vertical growth capacity of reefs. An international r ... more
WOOD PILE

New research will help shed light on role of Amazon forests in global carbon cycle
The Earth's forests perform a well-known service to the planet, absorbing a great deal of the carbon dioxide pollution emitted into the atmosphere from human activities. But when trees are killed by ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Process Overcomes Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

Australian PM to visit India for potential uranium deal

Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method

Technique uses fraction of measurements to find quantum wave functions

Experiments explain why some liquids are 'fragile' and others are 'strong'

New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway

FARM NEWS

Innovative uses of nanotechnology in food and agriculture
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) invests nearly $10 million a year to support about 250 nanoscale science and engineering projects that could lead to revolutionary advances in agriculture a ... more
FARM NEWS

Some Health Benefits Of Berries May Not Make It Past Your Mouth
Research has suggested that compounds that give colorful fruits their rich hues, especially berries, promote health and might even prevent cancer. But for the first time, scientists have exposed ext ... more
WATER WORLD

Ancient crustaceans provide clues for fate of today's reef crabs
A University of Florida scientist has discovered a record biodiversity hotspot in Spain for 100-million-year-old crustaceans with possible implications for present-day species living in reefs, which ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Remote Sensing Solution Takes Wing Aboard Ultralight Aircraft
Using the Headwall Photonics Micro-Hyperspec VNIR sensor, Headwall's integration partner Alava Ingenieros (Madrid, Spain) will provide the worldwide scientific community with a completely integrated ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

African vultures at risk from poisoning
African vultures fly long distances and prefer to feed outside of national parks, putting themselves at risk of poisoning from carrion in agricultural areas, a new study has found. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Space Debris Tracking Site To Be Build In Western Australia

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

N. Korea fires short-range 'projectile' into sea

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Turkish army warns over 'red lines' in Kurdish peace talks

Israel downs drone from Syria over occupied Golan: army

'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker

SINO DAILY

China convicts Tibetan burning 'inciters' of murder
A Chinese court convicted two Tibetans of murder on Thursday for inciting others to self-immolate, handing one a suspended death sentence and the other 10 years in prison, state media reported. ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Hospital visits rise during Beijing's choking smog
Hospital admissions for respiratory complaints rose 20 percent during the latest choking smog to hit Beijing, reports said Thursday as state media demanded greater government openness on pollution. ... more
PILLAGING PIRATES

Mexico scrambles to stem violence near capital
Less than two hours away from Mexico City, 50 marines and police officers manned a checkpoint, pulling over trucks, cars and taxis to look for any drugs or weapons. ... more
PILLAGING PIRATES
Australian summer lurches from fire to floods

Congress sends $50 bn Sandy aid bill to Obama

Boss of Fukushima operator quizzed for negligence


PILLAGING PIRATES
Space Station Crew Uses Laser Channel to Beam Data

DNA and quantum dots: All that glitters is not gold

Liquid metal makes silicon crystals at record low temperatures


PILLAGING PIRATES
New evidence highlights threat to Caribbean coral reef growth

New insights into managing our water resources

Ancient crustaceans provide clues for fate of today's reef crabs


PILLAGING PIRATES
Deep ice shows Greenland was warmer; offers clued to future warming impacts

Greenland ice cores provide vision of the future

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SHAKE AND BLOW

Madagascar braces for cyclone Felleng
Heavy rains and gale force winds pelted northeastern Madagascar Wednesday as strengthening tropical cyclone Felleng barrelled toward the island's east coast. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Internet age navigation drives economies: studies
Fresh from unveiling detailed online maps of North Korea, Google on Wednesday touted studies showing that Internet Age navigation tools boost the economic engines of nations. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

6.7 magnitude quake hits northern Chile: USGS
A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted northern Chile on Wednesday, killing a woman, knocking out electricity and phone services, and sending panicked residents running into the streets. ... more
WATER WORLD

China reinstates Salween dam plans
China has lifted a ban on controversial hydropower development on the Salween River. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
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NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

NASA Wrapping Up Acoustic Testing for Space Launch System

NASA Probes Studying Earth's Radiation Belts to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary

FROTH AND BUBBLE

Beijing issues warnings as smog continues

SHAKE AND BLOW

Fresh flooding hits northern Mozambique

SINO DAILY

Activist Chen encourages media to probe China

WATER WORLD

Warmer Earth will have less rain, not more: study

FLORA AND FAUNA

Fourteenth rare Borneo pygmy elephant found dead

SINO DAILY

China blogger sentenced for Bo joke denied payout

EXO LIFE

Wood on the seafloor - an oasis for deep-sea life

FARM NEWS

Scarecrow gene might trigger big boost in food production

FARM NEWS

Plants adapt to drought but limits are looming

BLUE SKY

Hailstones reveal life in a storm cloud

Dartmouth research offers new control strategies for bipolar bark beetles

Old drainage ditches sleeping threat to Cape Cod salt marshes

Greenland ice cores provide vision of the future

Maglev tissues could speed toxicity tests

Global Plant Diversity Hinges on Local Battles Against Invasive Species

The storm that never was: Why the weatherman is often wrong

Winter to hang on in U.S. Northeast

Beijing issues warnings as smog continues

Monkeys move together like humans do

New Zealand's milk safe, government says

Chinese genes boost peril from flu: study

Clean-up launched after deadly Australia floods

Australian summer lurches from fire to floods

Mozambique military called in to battle floods

Congress sends $50 bn Sandy aid bill to Obama

Scotland calls for mackerel mediation

Cambodia reports two new bird flu deaths

Tibetans in India launch drive against China

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