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April 04, 2013
CLIMATE SCIENCE
Ancient pool of warm water questions current climate models
London UK (SPX) Apr 04, 2013
A huge pool of warm water that stretched out from Indonesia over to Africa and South America four million years ago suggests climate models might be too conservative in forecasting tropical changes. Present in the Pliocene era, this giant mass of water would have dramatically altered rainfall in the tropics, possibly even removing the monsoon. Its decay and the consequential drying of East Africa may have been a factor in Hominid evolution. Published in Nature, the missing data for this phenomenon ... read more
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WATER WORLD

Temperature difference between hemispheres could shift rainfall patterns
One often ignored consequence of global climate change is that the Northern Hemisphere is becoming warmer than the Southern Hemisphere, which could significantly alter tropical precipitation pattern ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Ancient climate questions could improve today's climate predictions
About 4 to 5 million years ago, the Earth was warmer than today. Now that greenhouse gas pollution has the planet's temperature rising again, researchers want to know more about why this early Plioc ... more
FARM NEWS

Feeding corn germ to pigs does not affect growth performance
Inclusion of corn germ in swine diets can reduce diet costs, depending on the local cost of corn germ and other ingredients. Recent research conducted at the University of Illinois indicates that co ... more
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FARM NEWS

Papyrus plant detox for slaughterhouses
Humans have used the papyrus sedge for millennia. The Ancient Egyptians wrote on it, it can be made into highly buoyant boats, it is grown for ornamentation and parts can even be eaten. Now, writing ... more


FARM NEWS

UGA researchers track down gene responsible for short stature of dwarf pearl millet
While pearl millet is a major food staple in some of the fastest growing regions on Earth, relatively little is known about the drought-hardy grain. Recently, plant geneticists at the Universi ... more
Disposal of Vestas Wind Turbine Parts
FARM NEWS

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets
A strategy widely used to prevent pests from quickly adapting to crop-protecting toxins may fail in some cases unless better preventive actions are taken, suggests new research by University of Ariz ... more
ICE WORLD

Thin clouds drove Greenland's record-breaking 2012 ice melt
If the sheet of ice covering Greenland were to melt in its entirety tomorrow, global sea levels would rise by 24 feet. Three million cubic kilometers of ice won't wash into the ocean overnight, but ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

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Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

FARM NEWS

UC Research Examines Ancient Puebloans and the Myth of Maize
Research from the University of Cincinnati shows that perhaps the ancient Puebloans weren't as into the maize craze as once thought. Nikki Berkebile, a graduate student in anthropology in UC's McMic ... more
FARM NEWS

UC Research on Maya Village Uncovers 'Invisible' Crops, Unexpected Agriculture
The University of Cincinnati's mastery of ancient Maya mysteries continues with new research from professor of biological sciences David Lentz. UC faculty have been involved in multiple resear ... more
FARM NEWS

Gene discovery may yield lettuce that will sprout in hot weather
A team of researchers, led by a University of California, Davis, plant scientist, has identified a lettuce gene and related enzyme that put the brakes on germination during hot weather - a discovery ... more
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FARM NEWS

Organic Labels Bias Consumers Perceptions through the "Health halo effect"
The word "organic" can mean many things to consumers. Even so, the power of an organic label can be very strong: studies have shown that this simple label can lead us to think that a food is healthi ... more
WATER WORLD

'A better path' toward projecting, planning for rising seas on a warmer Earth
More useful projections of sea level are possible despite substantial uncertainty about the future behavior of massive ice sheets, according to Princeton University researchers. In two recent ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

SHAKE AND BLOW

Iceland volcanoes said growing threat
British researchers say some Icelandic volcanoes could produce eruptions just as explosive as those in the Pacific Rim, with disruptive ash clouds. ... more
FARM NEWS

Singapore gardens aim for UNESCO heritage status
Singapore, one of the world's most densely populated countries, is campaigning to get its 154-year-old Botanic Gardens declared a UNESCO world heritage site. ... more
FARM NEWS

Munching sheep replace lawn mowers in Paris
Four little black sheep on Wednesday left the countryside and began their new careers in the city: working as eco-friendly lawn mowers in a largely working-class district in northeastern Paris. ... more
FARM NEWS
Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes

Total of 54 Tibet landslide bodies recovered: state media

More Tibet landslide bodies recovered: media


FARM NEWS
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FARM NEWS
Desert nomads marvel at water purifying device

Giant pockmarks found on Pacific seafloor

'A better path' toward projecting, planning for rising seas on a warmer Earth


FARM NEWS
Thin clouds drove Greenland's record-breaking 2012 ice melt

Recommendations for Streamlining Scientific Logistics in Antarctica

Arctic 'greening' seen through global warming

FLORA AND FAUNA

South Africa rhino poaching toll for year tops 200
Poachers have killed over 200 rhinos in South Africa this year, the environment ministry said Wednesday, as a major security operation fails to curb illegal hunting for the rhino horn trade. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes
Almost unknown to the public, a constellation of satellite guardians is flying overhead, and all it takes is a phone call for them to intervene when a country is hit by a storm, earthquake, tsunami or flood. ... more
FARM NEWS

Suspected killers of ecologists on trial in Brazil
Three suspected killers of a couple who blew the whistle on illegal logging in the Brazilian Amazon went on trial Wednesday. ... more
WHALES AHOY

Japan's whale 'research' is flashpoint in global dispute
The Institute of Cetacean Research can be found in a nondescript white-brick office building in Tokyo's port district. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
China launches first mission to moon and back

Two families of comets found around nearby star

Organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

NASA uses ultra-black nano-coating for solar coronagraph

Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October

SHAKE AND BLOW

Record floods in Argentina kill 54: officials

EPIDEMICS

China reports another death from H7N9 bird flu

FARM NEWS

Hanoi bans China poultry after new bird flu strain deaths

SINO DAILY

Chinese activist Chen meets Bush, urges pressure

WEATHER REPORT

Violent storm kills at least eight in Argentina

FLORA AND FAUNA

Picking apart photosynthesis

ABOUT US

Scientists identify brain's 'molecular memory switch'

TECTONICS

Congestion in the Earth's mantle

FLORA AND FAUNA

Geckos keep firm grip in wet natural habitat

FLORA AND FAUNA

Massive prehistoric bird extinction linked to human colonization

Researchers unveil large robotic jellyfish that one day could patrol oceans

The splendid Skadar Lake (Montenegro and Albania), surprises with new species of snails

Rising up to prepare for sea level rise

Sustainable fishing practices produce local rewards

Notre Dame researcher is studying role small dams play in pollution control

Cradle of Arab Spring fears jihadist surge

Total of 54 Tibet landslide bodies recovered: state media

Violent storm kills six in Argentina

Indian court fines Vedanta $20 mn for polluting

US ships look to net big contraband catches in Pacific

Myanmar private dailies start publishing

Giant pockmarks found on Pacific seafloor

China fertiliser leaves tons of harmful waste: report

Economist warns of 'radical' climate change, millions at risk

China reports four more cases of new bird flu strain

Desert nomads marvel at water purifying device

Insect pests more plentiful in hotter parts of city than in cooler areas

Pesticide combination affects bees' ability to learn

Watching fluid flow at nanometer scales

Wind skeptic British minister replaced

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