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April 12, 2013
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Snowflakes falling on cameras
Salt Lake City UT (SPX) Apr 12, 2013
University of Utah researchers developed a high-speed camera system that spent the past two winters photographing snowflakes in 3-D as they fell - and they don't look much like those perfect-but-rare snowflakes often seen in photos. "Until our device, there was no good instrument for automatically photographing the shapes and sizes of snowflakes in free-fall," says Tim Garrett, an associate professor of atmospheric sciences. "We are photographing these snowflakes completely untouched by any device ... read more
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FARM NEWS

Limiting greenhouse gas emissions from land use in Europe
Not only do humans emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, but they also do things that help remove these gases from the atmosphere-for example, planting more forests or other land management tec ... more
ICE WORLD

New chart shows the entire topography of the Antarctic seafloor in detail
Reliable information on the depth and floor structure of the Southern Ocean has so far been available for only few coastal regions of the Antarctic. An international team of scientists under the lea ... more
FARM NEWS

Urban Grass Might Be Greener, but That Doesn't Mean It's "Greener"
Amy Townsend-Small, a UC assistant professor of geology and geography, will present her research, "Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Urban Ecosystems," at the Association of Ameri ... more
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WATER WORLD

Research Enables Fishermen to Harvest Lucrative Shellfish on Georges Bank
Combined research efforts by scientists involved in the Gulf of Maine Toxicity (GOMTOX) project, funded by NOAA's Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB) program, and administered ... more


WATER WORLD

Extreme Algae Blooms: The New Normal?
A 2011 record-breaking algae bloom in Lake Erie was triggered by long-term agricultural practices coupled with extreme precipitation, followed by weak lake circulation and warm temperatures, scienti ... more
Oil and Gas Insider
ICE WORLD

Pioneering study calculates Arctic Ocean nutrient budget
The first study of its kind to calculate the amount of nutrients entering and leaving the Arctic Ocean has been carried out by scientists based at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. ... more
ICE WORLD

New Models Predict Dramatically Greener Arctic in the Coming Decades
Rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening" of the Arctic by mid-century, as a result of marked increases in plant cover, according to research supported by the National Science Foundation ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Single-atom gold catalysts may enable cheap output of fuel and chemicals

Shaping the future of energy storage with conductive clay

Protons fuel graphene prospects

TEPCO starts cementing tunnels to solve Fukushima water issue

Super material has chink in its armour: study

Mittal bids for 'environmental disaster' Italian steel plant

China blames politics for Indonesia development bank delay

ICE WORLD

Trouble in Penguin Paradise? UC Research Analyzes Antarctic Ice Flow
University of Cincinnati student Shujie Wang has discovered that a good way to monitor the environmental health of Antarctica is to go with the flow - the ice flow, that is. It's an important ... more
WATER WORLD

Scientists use islands to gauge rainfall's effect on landscapes
If you've ever stood on a hill during a rainstorm, you've probably witnessed landscape evolution, at least on a small scale: rivulets of water streaming down a slope, cutting deeper trenches in the ... more
SINO DAILY

Ancient Chinese Buddhist temple faces demolition
Authorities in Xian, the Chinese city home to the Terracotta Warriors, have ordered most of the buildings in a 1,300-year-old Buddhist temple demolished, staff said Thursday, provoking online outrage. ... more
Nuclear Energy Insider
Disposal of Vestas Wind Turbine Parts


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WATER WORLD

Call issued for nationwide U.S. marine biodiversity monitoring network
Nationwide marine biodiversity monitoring could help address threats from climate change, overfishing, pollution and habitat destruction, U.S. scientists say. ... more
SINO DAILY

Tibetans who commit suicide 'not crazy': Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama on Thursday said during a visit to Italy that Tibetans who have committed suicide in recent weeks were "not crazy" but were taking desperate action to escape Chinese "brutality". ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China has no overseas bases: defence ministry

Iraqi forces hold off jihadist attack on Ramadi

China says in talks with Russia over 2015 military drills

Afghan senate approves foreign troops staying on

Process converts human waste into rocket fuel

Proton-M Carrier Rocket Launch Postponed Over Technical Problems

Iran supreme leader backs nuclear talks extension

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak
Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has sprung yet another leak of radioactive water, its operator said on Thursday, the latest in an increasingly long line of mishaps to rattle public confidence. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Fukushima leaking radioactive water
Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant has faced a series of radioactive water leaks. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Egypt's Morsi promotes army generals amid reported strains
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi promoted military commanders on Thursday in show of support for the army amid rumours of tensions between the Islamist leader and the once ruling generals. ... more
DEMOCRACY
Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak

Hong Kong ferry crash captains face manslaughter charges

Hong Kong ferry crash captains face manslaughter charges


DEMOCRACY
Florida Tech professors present 'dark side of dark lightning' at conference

Northrop Grumman G/ATOR Radar System Completes Government Testing at Wallops Island

PETRA Reveals Coexisting Structures in Glass


DEMOCRACY
Scientists use islands to gauge rainfall's effect on landscapes

Research Enables Fishermen to Harvest Lucrative Shellfish on Georges Bank

Extreme Algae Blooms: The New Normal?


DEMOCRACY
New chart shows the entire topography of the Antarctic seafloor in detail

New Models Predict Dramatically Greener Arctic in the Coming Decades

Pioneering study calculates Arctic Ocean nutrient budget

WOOD PILE

Activist silenced as China island forests destroyed
Rumbling earthmovers carve out a seaside golf course among fallen palm trees on a Chinese island, after authorities silenced the man who spoke out against destroying the tropical forest. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

36 killed in three weeks of flooding in Kenya: ministry
Thirty-six people have died in three weeks of flooding in Kenya and more than 2,000 families have been displaced, a senior civil servant said Thursday. ... more
ABOUT US

Google adds 'digital estate planning' to its services
Google on Thursday began letting people plan out what is to be done with their digital photos, documents and other virtual belongings after they die or become incapacitated. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Hong Kong ferry crash captains face manslaughter charges
Two Hong Kong boat captains appeared in court Thursday accused of manslaughter over a ferry collision last year that claimed 39 lives in the city's worst maritime disaster in decades. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
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First harvest of research based on the final GOCE gravity model

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Frost-covered chaos on Mars

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FARM NEWS

Cuba faces vast land losses as sea levels rise

FLORA AND FAUNA

Chinese 'poachers' face jail in Philippines

FARM NEWS

Got baby milk? Chinese dealers strip shelves worldwide

EPIDEMICS

H7N9 vaccine may take months: US agency

CLIMATE SCIENCE

US businesses call for climate law

EPIDEMICS

China targets bird flu rumours as cases rise

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Fukushima plant abandoning leaky underground pools

INTERN DAILY

Streams stressed by pharmaceutical pollution

INTERN DAILY

Virginia Tech study finds virus promising for prostate cancer treatment

INTERN DAILY

Technique Finds Software Bugs in Surgical Robots And Helps Developers Fix Flaws, Ensure Safety

ORNL's awake imaging device moves diagnostics field forward

National Security Drives Growth for GIS Professionals in Government Sector

Extreme algal blooms: The new normal?

Southern California sagebrush better suited to climate change

UC San Diego team achieves petaflop-level earthquake simulations on GPU-powered supercomputers

Better Understanding of Human Brain Supports National Security

Satellite Sandwich Technique Improves Analysis of Geographical Data

Residents in China ordered to cull birds: media

Osmosis is not driven by water dilution

An Ancient Biosonar Sheds New Light on the Evolution of Echolocation in Toothed Whales

Outside View: Gun laws and violence

Remote reefs can be tougher than they look

Dwarf whale survived well into Ice Age

Air pollution stunts coral growth

Indonesian, 83, faced 'fight for survival' in Komodo attack

Hong Kong ferry crash captains face manslaughter charges

Notre Dame study finds Asian carp DNA not widespread in the Great Lakes

Climate change winners: Adelie penguin population expands as ice fields recede

Renewable Energy Won't Stop Climate Change

PETRA Reveals Coexisting Structures in Glass

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