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April 05, 2013
INTERN DAILY
Notre Dame imaging specialists create 3-D images to aid surgeons
Notre Dame IN (SPX) Apr 05, 2013
University of Notre Dame researchers have successfully created three-dimensional anatomical models from CT scans using 3-D printing technology, a process that holds promise for medical professionals and their patients. A paper by the researchers, "3D Printing of Preclinical X-ray Computed Tomographic Data Sets," was published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments this week. The strategy was initiated last spring by then-freshman Evan Doney, a Glynn Family Honors student in the laboratory ... read more
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EARTH OBSERVATION

First Light for ISERV Pathfinder, Space Station's Newest 'Eye' on Earth
From the Earth-facing window of the International Space Station's (ISS) Destiny module, nearly 95 percent of the planet's populated area is visible during the station's orbit. This unique vantage po ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Environmental policies matter for growing megacities
A new study shows clean-air regulations have dramatically reduced acid rain in the United States, Europe, Japan and South Korea over the past 30 years, but the opposite is true in fast-growing East ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Breeding birds vulnerable to climate change in Arctic Alaska
A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) looked at the vulnerability of 54 breeding bird species to climate change impacts occurring by the year 2050 in Arctic Alaska. The assessmen ... more
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WATER WORLD

Shark tooth weapons reveal missing shark species in Central Pacific islands
The Gilbert Island reefs in the Central Pacific were once home to two species of sharks not previously reported in historic records or contemporary studies. The species were discovered in a ne ... more


WATER WORLD

Tiny Grazers Play Key Role in Marine Ecosystem Health
Tiny sea creatures no bigger than a thumbtack are being credited for playing a key role in helping provide healthy habitats for many kinds of seafood, according to a new study by the Virginia Instit ... more
Disposal of Vestas Wind Turbine Parts
EARTH OBSERVATION

Watching over you
Like astronauts, heavy-equipment operators in remote mines can benefit from long-distance monitoring using space technology. An ESA spin-off company has raised safety for dozens of drivers at the El ... more
WATER WORLD

Chinese foreign fisheries catch 12 times more than reported
Chinese fishing boats catch about US$11.5 billion worth of fish from beyond their country's own waters each year - and most of it goes unreported, according to a new study led by fisheries scientist ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays

An alternative to 'Turing Test'

Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

Jordan says able to export uranium by 2020

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

Moscow working to save oil face

FLORA AND FAUNA

Invasive crabs help Cape Cod marshes
Long vilified, invasive species can sometimes become an ecosystem asset. New Brown University research published online in the journal Ecology reports exactly such a situation in the distressed salt ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Ozone masks plants volatiles, plant eating insects confused
Increases in ground-level ozone, especially in rural areas, may interfere not only with predator insects finding host plants, but also with pollinators finding flowers, according to researchers from ... more
TECTONICS

Earth is 'Lazy' When Forming Faults Like Those Near San Andreas
Geoscientist Michele Cooke and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst take an uncommon, "Earth is lazy" approach to modeling fault development in the crust that is providing new insig ... more
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ICE WORLD

New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades
New research predicts that rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening," or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic. In a paper published on March 31 in Nature Climate Change, scientists rev ... more
ICE WORLD

2013 Wintertime Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Fifth Lowest on Record
Last September, at the end of the northern hemisphere summer, the Arctic Ocean's icy cover shrank to its lowest extent on record, continuing a long-term trend and diminishing to about half the size ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy

INTERN DAILY

Scientists use 3D printer to make tissue-like material
British scientists have used a custom-made 3D printer to make living tissue-like material that could one day serve medical purposes, according to findings released Thursday. ... more
DEMOCRACY

French tax scandal pursues Hollande on Morocco trip
French President Francois Hollande was to address Morocco's parliament on Thursday as political pressure mounted over a tax fraud scandal in France that has overshadowed his two-day visit to the kingdom. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Toll climbs to 59 in deadly Argentina flooding
The number of deaths from record rains and flooding in Argentina climbed to 59, officials said as they searched Thursday for about 20 people still missing. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW
Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes

Environmental policies matter for growing megacities

More Tibet landslide bodies recovered: media


SHAKE AND BLOW
Snap-proof space tether

What's between a slip and a slide?

Theory and practice key to optimized broadband, low-loss optical metamaterials


SHAKE AND BLOW
Chinese foreign fisheries catch 12 times more than reported

Shark tooth weapons reveal missing shark species in Central Pacific islands

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


SHAKE AND BLOW
New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades

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

2013 Wintertime Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Fifth Lowest on Record

SHAKE AND BLOW

Quake shakes buildings in Manila
A moderate earthquake shook buildings in the Philippine capital Manila on Thursday, seismologists said, although there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties according to the government. ... more
FARM NEWS

Italy asks EU to halt GM maize cultivation: AFP
The Italian government has asked the European Commission not to renew authorisation of a key genetically-modified corn, according to a letter seen by AFP on Thursday. ... more
EPIDEMICS

China begins poultry cull after bird flu found: Xinhua
Authorities in Shanghai began the mass slaughter of poultry at a market after the H7N9 bird flu virus, which has killed five people in China, was detected there, state media said Friday. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Turtle species not extinct: it never existed, study
A Seychelles freshwater turtle species declared extinct after decades of futile searches, in fact never existed, scientists said Thursday. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Expedition 42 Trio Launches on Time to Station

Unravelling the mystery of gamma-ray bursts

It's filamentary: How galaxies evolve in the cosmic web

How to estimate the magnetic field of an exoplanet?

The riddle of the missing stars

Sun's rotating 'magnet' pulls lightning towards UK

NASA's SMAP May Clarify Link from Wet Soil to Weather

WATER WORLD

Bans unlikely to halt bottled water's popularity: executive

FLORA AND FAUNA

Landmark deal struck to protect Sumatran rhino

DEMOCRACY

Thousands rally in Indonesia's Aceh for separatist flag

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Ancient pool of warm water questions current climate models

WATER WORLD

Temperature difference between hemispheres could shift rainfall patterns

CLIMATE SCIENCE

Ancient climate questions could improve today's climate predictions

FARM NEWS

Feeding corn germ to pigs does not affect growth performance

FARM NEWS

Papyrus plant detox for slaughterhouses

FARM NEWS

UGA researchers track down gene responsible for short stature of dwarf pearl millet

FARM NEWS

Multi-toxin biotech crops not silver bullets

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

UC Research Examines Ancient Puebloans and the Myth of Maize

UC Research on Maya Village Uncovers 'Invisible' Crops, Unexpected Agriculture

Gene discovery may yield lettuce that will sprout in hot weather

Organic Labels Bias Consumers Perceptions through the "Health halo effect"

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

Iceland volcanoes said growing threat

Singapore gardens aim for UNESCO heritage status

Munching sheep replace lawn mowers in Paris

South Africa rhino poaching toll for year tops 200

Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes

Suspected killers of ecologists on trial in Brazil

Japan's whale 'research' is flashpoint in global dispute

Record floods in Argentina kill 54: officials

China reports another death from H7N9 bird flu

United States: A New Step Forward in Reactor Safety and Performance

CWRU-led scientists build material that mimics squid beak

Light tsunami in a superconductor

Westinghouse contracted to support Argentina's Embalse nuclear power plant steam generator replacement

Venezuela rivals trade military meddling accusations

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