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March 25, 2013
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Monster from the deep hits the surface
Copenhagen, Denmarke (SPX) Mar 25, 2013
The giant squid is one of the most enigmatic animals on the planet. It is extremely rarely seen, except as the remains of animals that have been washed ashore, and placed in the formalin or ethanol collections of museums. But now, researchers at the University of Copenhagen leading an international team, have discovered that no matter where in the world they are found, the fabled animals are so closely related at the genetic level that they represent a single, global population, and thus despite previou ... read more
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Wireless, implanted sensor broadens range of brain research
A compact, self-contained sensor recorded and transmitted brain activity data wirelessly for more than a year in early stage animal tests, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of H ... more
WATER WORLD

Study explores long-term water quality trends in near-pristine streams
For the first time, a study has compared water quality trends in forested streams across the country that are largely undisturbed by land use or land cover changes. The study, which draws on d ... more
WOOD PILE

Middle ground between unlogged forest and intensively managed lands
It is increasingly recognized that protected areas alone are not sufficient for successful biodiversity conservation, and that management of production areas (e.g. forestry and agricultural land) pl ... more
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INTERN DAILY

Researchers identify fish protein that may inhibit cancer metastasis
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have identified a peptide, or protein, derived from Pacific cod that may inhibit prostate cancer and possibly other cancers from spreadin ... more


WOOD PILE

Hunting for meat impacts on rainforest
Hunting for meat in the African rainforests has halved the number of primates. However, the hunting also has other negative consequences. The decline in the number of primates causes a reduction in ... more
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NASA Begins New Season of Arctic Ice Science Flights
NASA's Operation IceBridge scientists have begun another season of research activity over Arctic ice sheets and sea ice with the first of a series of science flights from Greenland completed on Wedn ... more
FARM NEWS

Understanding the continuous corn yield penalty
As escalating corn prices have encouraged many farmers to switch to growing corn continuously, they wonder why they have been seeing unusually high yield reductions over the past several years. The ... more
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A New Way To Convert Light To Electrical Energy

Westinghouse to Supply Advanced Safety System to Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants

Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future

'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing

Reverse engineering materials for more efficient heating and cooling

Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

Nanosafety research - there's room for improvement

WATER WORLD

When it rains these days, does it pour?
There's little doubt - among scientists at any rate - that the climate has warmed since people began to release massive amounts greenhouse gases to the atmosphere during the Industrial Revolution. B ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Restoration and recommendations for flood-damaged bottomlands
Although the 2012 drought in the Midwest may have dimmed the memories for some of the 2011 Ohio and Mississippi River flood, engineers, landowners, conservationists, crop scientists and soil scienti ... more
FARM NEWS

Chinese appetite makes peanuts the new 'gold' in Senegal
High walls protect a Chinese peanut warehouse in central Senegal, where the product is becoming the new "gold" for farmers bypassing local traders to sell to Asia at inflated prices. ... more
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Japan air purifier sales surge amid China smog warning
Japan logged a huge surge in air purifier sales last month, as Tokyo warned that smog was blowing into its territory from China, which is grappling with an air pollution crisis. ... more
WHITE OUT

Britain suffers more chaos from spring snow
Heavy unseasonal snow caused fresh disruption in Britain on Saturday, leaving tens of thousands of homes without power, shutting airports and causing an international football match to be called off. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS

WEATHER REPORT

Bangladesh tornado kills 20, injures 100: officials
A powerful tornado ripped through more than a dozen rural villages in eastern Bangladesh late Friday, killing at least 20 people and injuring more than 100, officials said. ... more
WATER WORLD

EU fish discard ban poses many questions
The sight of valuable fish being thrown back into the sea, mostly to die, has been a public relations headache for the fishing industry and driven calls for a discard ban by celebrity chefs and environmentalists. ... more
WATER WORLD

Syria refugees draining Jordan water supply: aid groups
Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan are stretching the kingdom's meagre water resources "to the limit," two British aid agencies warned on Friday, calling for international help. ... more
WATER WORLD
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Los Angeles drills response to 7.8 quake

Nuclear-hit Fukushima to get 20,000 cherry trees


WATER WORLD
Smartphone app turns home drone into spacecraft

Breakthrough research shows chemical reaction in real time

Mainz scientists create new flexible mineral inspired by deep-sea sponges


WATER WORLD
New details of atomic structure of water under extreme conditions found

Great white sharks bite off far more than believed: study

Natural climate swings contribute more to increased monsoon rainfall than global warming


WATER WORLD
Significant contribution of Greenland's peripheral glaciers to sea-level rise

NASA Begins New Season of Arctic Ice Science Flights

Antarctica's first whale skeleton found with 9 new deep-sea species

INTERN DAILY

Researchers looking to create human heart
Medical researchers in Spain say they are close to being able to grow human hearts for transplants outside the body. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Los Angeles drills response to 7.8 quake
Emergency teams staged a mock operation Thursday to respond to a catastrophic 7.8-magnitude quake in Los Angeles, saying the West Coast megalopolis needs to be ready for an "overdue" Big One. ... more
SINO DAILY

'Richest' China village sends off chief in high style
Residents of China's "richest village" bid farewell Friday to the man who made Huaxi a socialist paradise, with a 20-vehicle funeral procession transporting his coffin and a helicopter flying overhead. ... more
WATER WORLD

Brazil activists end protest occupation of Amazon dam
More than 150 fishermen and indigenous people have ended their occupation of one of four construction sites for Brazil's controversial Belo Monte dam in the Amazon, the lawyer for a group opposing the project said Friday. ... more
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Early human artwork went unrecognized

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'Brain waves' challenge area-specific view of brain activity

FARM NEWS

Global nitrogen availability consistent for past 500 years, linked to carbon levels

WATER WORLD

Natural climate swings contribute more to increased monsoon rainfall than global warming

WHALES AHOY

Sea Shepherd sues Japanese whaler in Netherlands for 'piracy'

WATER WORLD

Millions of stranded prawns blanket south Chile coast

WHITE OUT

Poles chase away winter by burning and drowning dolls

WATER WORLD

China coastal waters increasingly polluted: govt

FARM NEWS

Haitian farmers call for 'food sovereignty'

WATER WORLD

Brazil protesters occupy controversial Amazon dam

24 dead as tornado, hailstorms lash south China

Skulls of early humans carry telltale signs of inbreeding

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Study: Farming by man was long in coming

Risk management in fish: how cichlids prevent their young from being eaten

Madagascar's hungry eat grasshoppers after deadly cyclone

Disney invests in Peru to prevent deforestation

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Seven rare Komodo dragons hatch in Indonesia

Hong Kong light pollution 'one of world's worst'

Origins of human teamwork found in chimpanzees

Great white sharks bite off far more than believed: study

UEA research reveals catastrophic loss of Cambodia's tropical flooded grasslands

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'Lubricant' said helping tectonic movement

Globe's giant squids may be single species

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