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April 16, 2013
CLIMATE SCIENCE
CO2 removal can lower costs of climate protection
Potsdam Germany (SPX) Apr 16, 2013
According to the analysis, carbon dioxide removal could be used under certain requirements to alleviate the most costly components of mitigation, but it would not replace the bulk of actual emissions reductions. "Carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere allows to separate emissions control from the time and location of the actual emissions. This flexibility can be important for climate protection," says lead-author Elmar Kriegler. "You don't have to prevent emissions in every factory or tr ... read more
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WOOD PILE

New research challenges assumptions about effects of global warming on mountain tree line
For years, many scientists believed that forest tree lines on mountains everywhere would shift to higher elevations as the planet's temperature increased due to global warming. It's not that simple, ... more
ICE WORLD

Recent climate, glacier changes in Antarctica at the 'upper bound' of normal
In the last few decades, glaciers at the edge of the icy continent of Antarctica have been thinning, and research has shown the rate of thinning has accelerated and contributed significantly to sea ... more
INTERN DAILY

Tiny injectable LEDs help neuroscientists study the brain
A new class of tiny, injectable LEDs is illuminating the deep mysteries of the brain. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Washington University in St. Louis developed u ... more
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CLONE AGE

Material screening method allows more precise control over stem cells
When it comes to delivering genes to living human tissue, the odds of success come down the molecule. The entire therapy - including the tools used to bring new genetic material into a cell - must h ... more


WATER WORLD

Scientists stress need for national marine biodiversity observation network
With ocean life facing unprecedented threat from climate change, overfishing, pollution, invasive species and habitat destruction, a University of Florida researcher is helping coordinate national e ... more
Oil and Gas Insider
WATER WORLD

Sea Mammals Find U.S. Safe Harbor
In 1972, a U.S. Senate committee reported, "Many of the great whales which once populated the oceans have now dwindled to the edge of extinction," due to commercial hunting. The committee also worri ... more
WATER WORLD

Cutting specific pollutants would slow sea level rise
With coastal areas bracing for rising sea levels, new research indicates that cutting emissions of certain pollutants can greatly slow down sea level rise this century. The research team found ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Physicists teleport photon over 15 miles

New research suggests China's CO2 output is almost twice U.S.'s

BYU electric car sets new E1 land speed record at 204 mph

Japan minister attempts to convince public on nuclear

Energy companies remain committed to Scotland

RWE Innogy gets new British wind energy running

Larry Ellison releases helm of mighty Oracle ship

ABOUT US

New Research Reveals How Human Ancestor Walked, Chewed, and Moved
A team of scientists has pieced together how the hominid Australopithecus sediba (Au. sediba) walked, chewed, and moved nearly two million years ago. Their research, which appears in six papers in t ... more
ICE WORLD

New insight into accelerating summer ice melt on the Antarctic Peninsula
A new 1000-year Antarctic Peninsula climate reconstruction shows that summer ice melting has intensified almost ten-fold, and mostly since the mid 20th Century. Summer ice melt affects the stability ... more
SINO DAILY

China media praise reformer whose death sparked Tiananmen
Reformist Chinese leader Hu Yaobang, whose death led to the 1989 Tiananmen protests, was offered rare praise by a newspaper run by the ruling Communist Party on Monday, the anniversary of his demise. ... more
Nuclear Energy Insider
Disposal of Vestas Wind Turbine Parts


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INTERN DAILY

Thermo Fisher buying Life Tech for $13.6 bn
Scientific equipment maker Thermo Fisher Scientific said Monday it was taking over biotech firm Life Technologies, a major force in genetic sequencing, for $13.6 billion. ... more
FARM NEWS

China media urge eating poultry despite bird flu
Chinese state media Monday urged people to keep eating chicken and help revive the poultry industry, which lost 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in the week after the H7N9 bird flu virus began infecting humans. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
AFSPC Commander advocates defending space superiority

IBC Advanced Alloys Delivers First UAS Components for Analysis

Exosuit Aims to Prevent Injury in Warfighters

Jihadists in social network cross-hairs

NATO says Russian forces 'still inside Ukraine'

Watch: MQ-4C Triton UAV flies cross-country for new testing

Indonesia names four foreigners as terror suspects

DEMOCRACY

Colombia billboards feature rebel chief, slain drug baron
Billboards showing the faces of slain Colombian drug cartel chief Pablo Escobar and a leftist guerrilla leader have set off a controversy by asking: "Guess who has killed more police?" ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

China and U.S. form climate change initiative
China and the United States have committed to work together on climate change. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Russian toddler contracts HIV from transfusion
Doctors in Russia accidentally infected a 16-month-old girl with HIV during a blood transfusion, investigators said Monday, opening a criminal probe into the case. ... more
EPIDEMICS
IAEA begins fresh probe into Japan's Fukushima

Fukushima leaking radioactive water

Fukushima plant springs another radioactive leak


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

NASA, Air Force Seek Next Generation Space Processor Program

PETRA Reveals Coexisting Structures in Glass


EPIDEMICS
Spring rains bring life to Midwest granaries but foster Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone'

Ocean nutrients a key component of future change say scientists

Sea level rise: Jeopardy for terrestrial biodiversity on islands


EPIDEMICS
New insight into accelerating summer ice melt on the Antarctic Peninsula

Recent climate, glacier changes in Antarctica at the 'upper bound' of normal

Austria's glaciers shrank in 2012: study

EPIDEMICS

China H7N9 bird flu area spreads, two new deaths: govt
China's H7N9 bird flu spread west to the central province of Henan on Sunday, as government websites and state media reported two deaths and 11 new cases nationwide. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Environmental change triggers rapid evolution
Environmental change can drive hard-wired evolutionary changes in animal species in a matter of generations. A study by Umea University ecologist Tom Cameron and a research team at University of Lee ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Early warning signs of population collapse
Many factors - including climate change, overfishing or loss of food supply - can push a wild animal population to the brink of collapse. Ecologists have long sought ways to measure the risk of such ... more
ABOUT US

Pottery reveals Ice Age hunter-gatherers' taste for fish
Hunter-gatherers living in glacial conditions produced pots for cooking fish, according to the findings of a pioneering new study led by the University of York which reports the earliest direct evid ... more
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Analyst: US to Finish Human Space Launcher by 2018 at Best

Russia Plans to Boost Space Monitoring Capability by 2018

WATER WORLD

Ocean nutrients a key component of future change say scientists

FLORA AND FAUNA

Moa's ark

EARTH OBSERVATION

Belarus, Russia to Create New Satellite Grouping

SHAKE AND BLOW

6.6-magnitude quake strikes Papua New Guinea: USGS

WATER WORLD

Stanford seeks sea urchin's secret to surviving ocean acidification

FARM NEWS

China media urge eating poultry despite bird flu

INTERN DAILY

Neutrons help explain ozone poisoning and links to thousands of premature deaths each year

WATER WORLD

Spring rains bring life to Midwest granaries but foster Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone'

WATER WORLD

Great White Sharks Scavenging On Dead Whales

FLORA AND FAUNA

The genetics of life and death in an evolutionary arms-race

Philippines discovers pangolins on Chinese poacher boat

China media praise reformer whose death sparked Tiananmen

EU's Damanaki calls for high seas biodiversity protection treaty

IAEA begins fresh probe into Japan's Fukushima

Sea level rise: Jeopardy for terrestrial biodiversity on islands

World-first research will save koalas

Bird flu vaccine 'many months' away

'Sandy' removed from hurricane name list

Four skiers die in French Alps avalanches

Austria's glaciers shrank in 2012: study

Morsi, Egypt army close ranks against abuse charges

32 Mumbai cops suspended

Indonesian floods kill eleven

'Sustainable fish' label comes under fire

EU states urge lawmakers to back pollution credit plans

Strong 6.3-magnitude quake hits western Japan

Unpredictable weather, not climate change, blamed for U.S. drought

US, China agree climate change working group

Better batteries from waste sulfur

Bulgarian nuclear plant shuts down reactor

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