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April 24, 2013
WATER WORLD
Rivers Act As 'Horizontal cooling towers'
Durham NH (SPX) Apr 23, 2013
Running two computer models in tandem, scientists from the University of New Hampshire have detailed for the first time how thermoelectric power plants interact with climate, hydrology, and aquatic ecosystems throughout the northeastern U.S. and show how rivers serve as "horizontal cooling towers" that provide an important ecosystem service to the regional electricity sector - but at a cost to the environment. The analysis, done in collaboration with colleagues from the City College of New York (C ... read more
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BLUE SKY

Biological activity alters the ability of sea spray to seed clouds
Ocean biology alters the chemical composition of sea spray in ways that influence their ability to form clouds over the ocean. That's the conclusion of a team of scientists using a new approach to s ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Research Harnesses Solar-Powered Proteins to Filter Harmful Antibiotics from Water
New research, just published, details how University of Cincinnati researchers have developed and tested a solar-powered nano filter that is able to remove harmful carcinogens and antibiotics from w ... more
EPIDEMICS

China bird flu spreads to new province
China on Tuesday said the H7N9 bird flu had spread to a new area as it confirmed the first case in the eastern province of Shandong in an outbreak which has so far killed 22 people. ... more
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WATER WORLD

Massive amounts of charcoal enter the worlds' oceans
Wild fires turn millions of hectares of vegetation into charcoal each year. An international team of researchers led by Thorsten Dittgar from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Brem ... more


WATER WORLD

Ocean acidification as a hearing aid for fish?
Ocean acidification, which occurs as CO2 is absorbed by the world's oceans, is known to negatively impact a wide variety of marine animals ranging from massive corals to microscopic plankton. Howeve ... more
Oil and Gas Insider
WATER WORLD

New NASA Satellite Takes the Salton Sea's Temperature
An image from an instrument aboard NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission or LDCM satellite may look like a typical black-and-white image of a dramatic landscape, but it tells a story of temperature ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Ultrafast technique unlocks design principles of quantum biology
University of Chicago researchers have created a synthetic compound that mimics the complex quantum dynamics observed in photosynthesis and may enable fundamentally new routes to creating solar-ener ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
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

FLORA AND FAUNA

Something's Fishy in the Tree of Life
Fishes account for over half of vertebrate species, but while groups such as mammals, birds and reptiles have been fairly well understood by scientists for decades, knowledge about relationships amo ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Is pet ownership sustainable?
There has been much talk about sustainability, but little attention has been paid to its nutritional aspects. University of Illinois animal sciences researcher Kelly Swanson, in cooperation with sci ... more
WATER WORLD

Climate scientists say Asian monsoon forecasts could improve
Researchers say summer monsoons important to water and food supplies for more than 1 billion people in Asia may be predictable months in advance. ... more
Nuclear Energy Insider
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EARTH OBSERVATION

Google says Street View data now take in 50 countries
Google says the Street View feature of its Google Maps has now moved into 50 countries, racking up more than 5 million miles of roadway. ... more
ICE WORLD

Chinese ship sinks off Antarctica: Chile
A Chinese refrigerator ship that caught fire last week off Antarctica has sunk, the Chilean navy announced. ... 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

INTERN DAILY

Quest for Edible Malarial Vaccine Leads to Other Potential Medical Uses for Algae
Can scientists rid malaria from the Third World by simply feeding algae genetically engineered with a vaccine? That's the question biologists at UC San Diego sought to answer after they demonstrated ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Protected pangolins seized from Philippine boat: official
Philippine authorities have seized 23 protected scaly anteaters found hidden in a cargo boat, in the second case of suspected trafficking of the species in a month, officials said. ... more
SINO DAILY

French cinema shines hopeful spotlight on China
Cinema is one of France's greatest cultural exports but one market - China - remains largely untapped, and the industry is hoping President Francois Hollande can help pull the curtain back this week. ... more
SINO DAILY
Pakistan quake victims burn tyres at angry protests

Hong Kong searches for 6 missing crew after boat crash

Texas fertilizer plant blast 'kills up to 15'


SINO DAILY
US eases export rules on aerospace parts

MEADS Low Frequency Sensor Cues Multifunction Fire Control Radar in Test

Ontario Air Cadets Take Flight in Lockheed Martin's Prepar3D Simulation Software


SINO DAILY
New technique measures evaporation globally

Rivers Act As 'Horizontal cooling towers'

New NASA Satellite Takes the Salton Sea's Temperature


SINO DAILY
Chinese ship sinks off Antarctica: Chile

Age matters to Antarctic clams

An SwRI-led remote-sensing study quantifies permafrost degradation in Arctic Alaskan wetlands

SHAKE AND BLOW

Homeless China quake survivors face fragile future
Tens of thousands of homeless survivors of China's devastating quake are living in makeshift tents or on the streets, facing shortages of food and supplies as well as an uncertain future. ... more
SINO DAILY

Wife of jailed China Nobel laureate attends a trial: lawyer
The wife of jailed Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo appeared in public on Tuesday after years of house arrest to attend the trial of her brother, his lawyer said. ... more
DEMOCRACY

BBC video shows deadly attack in Myanmar
The BBC broadcast what it says is a video of communal violence shot by Myanmar police and in which Buddhists kill at least two people. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Geochemical method finds links between terrestrial climate and atmospheric carbon dioxide
Nearly thirty-four million years ago, the Earth underwent a transformation from a warm and high-carbon dioxide "greenhouse" state to a lower-CO2, variable climate of the modern "icehouse" world. Mas ... more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

Earth's current warmth not seen in the last 1,400 years or more

SHAKE AND BLOW

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CLIMATE SCIENCE

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BLUE SKY

Celebrating NASA's CINDI on Its Fifth Anniversary

EARTH OBSERVATION

DMCii increases downlink capacity with Svalbard ground station facilities

EXO LIFE

Study: Lack of magnetic field could render many exoplanets lifeless

Coelacanth genome surfaces

90 million laser shots bring Wind satellite back on track

Iraq makes contingency plans for Syria dam collapse

China quake rescuers battle landslides, debris

Endangered orangutan born in Indonesian zoo

US feds 'kidnapped' suspected druglord: Guinea-Bissau

No 'sustained' human-to-human transmission of bird flu: WHO

China quake takes an only son, and all hope

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Rescuers in China scrabble to find quake survivors

Pakistan quake victims burn tyres at angry protests

Fertility needs in high-yielding corn production

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Half of Tamiflu prescriptions went unused during 2009 H1N1 swine flu pandemic

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Czech CEZ wants better bids for nuclear plant

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Iraq oil exports up in March

Oil prices nearly flat after weak China, Europe data

New input system for biogas systems

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