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April 30, 2013
FARM NEWS
Europe needs genetically engineered crops
London, UK (SPX) Apr 30, 2013
The European Union cannot meet its goals in agricultural policy without embracing genetically engineered crops (GMOs). That's the conclusion of scientists who write in Trends in Plant Science, a Cell Press publication, based on case studies showing that the EU is undermining its own competitiveness in the agricultural sector to its own detriment and that of its humanitarian activities in the developing world. "Failing such a change, ultimately the EU will become almost entirely dependent on the ou ... read more
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INTERN DAILY

Physicists, biologists unite to expose how cancer spreads
Cancer cells that can break out of a tumor and invade other organs are more aggressive and nimble than nonmalignant cells, according to a new multi-institutional nationwide study. These cells exert ... more
ABOUT US

For ancient Maya, a hodgepodge of cultural exchanges
The ancient Maya civilization of Mesoamerica may have developed its unique culture and architecture via contact with many other groups-not just exclusive contact with the Olmec people or on its own, ... more
WHALES AHOY

Whales able to learn from others
Humpback whales are able to pass on hunting techniques to each other, just as humans do, new research has found. A team of researchers, led by the University of St Andrews, has discovered that a new ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Ecology buys time for evolution
Songbird populations can handle far more disrupting climate change than expected. Density-dependent processes are buying them time for their battle. But without (slow) evolutionary rescue it will no ... more


ABOUT US

As people live longer and reproduce less, natural selection keeps up
In many places around the world, people are living longer and are having fewer children. But that's not all. A study of people living in rural Gambia, published in the Cell Press journal Current Bio ... more
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ABOUT US

Genetic circuit allows both individual freedom, collective good
Individual freedom and social responsibility may sound like humanistic concepts, but an investigation of the genetic circuitry of bacteria suggests that even the simplest creatures can make difficul ... more
EARLY EARTH

The Earth's center is 1,000 degrees hotter than previously thought
Scientists have determined the temperature near the Earth's centre to be 6000 degrees Celsius, 1000 degrees hotter than in a previous experiment run 20 years ago. These measurements confirm ge ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
South Korea urged to build facility for nuclear waste by 2055

Cloaking device hides across continuous range of angles

UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials

China unveils energy strategy, targets for 2020

Two new baryon particles discovered; aligns with York prediction

Ageing Japan struggles to make immigrants feel at home

Apple, Xiaomi trade smartphone barbs in China

WATER WORLD

Sea Surface Temperatures Reach Highest Level in 150 Years on Northeast Continental Shelf
Sea surface temperatures in the Northeast Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem during 2012 were the highest recorded in 150 years, according to the latest Ecosystem Advisory issued by NOAA's Northeast Fishe ... more
ICE WORLD

Discovered: A mammal and bug food co-op in the High Arctic
University of Alberta researchers were certainly surprised when they discovered the unusual response of pikas to patches of vegetation that had previously been grazed on by caterpillars from a speci ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

New grass hybrid could help reduce the likelihood of flooding
A collaboration of plant and soil scientists from across the UK has shown a grass hybrid species could help reduce the impact of flooding. The BBSRC-funded scientists, from Rothamsted Research ... more
Nuclear Energy Insider
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EPIDEMICS

The microbes you inhale on the New York City subway
The microbial population in the air of the New York City subway system is nearly identical to that of ambient air on the city streets. This research, published ahead of print in the journal Applied ... more
FROTH AND BUBBLE

Researchers pinpoint how trees play role in smog production
After years of scientific uncertainty and speculation, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill show exactly how trees help create one of society's predominant environmental an ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China policies fuel tensions with US: commission

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

'Concerned' Kerry joins troubled Iran nuclear talks

Syrian team, Putin to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

NATO reports 400 intercepts of Russian aircraft in 2014

EARLY EARTH

Unique Chemistry Reveals Eruption of Ancient Materials Once at Earth's Surface
An international team of researchers, including Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, geochemist James Day, has found new evidence that material contained in oceanic lava flows originat ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

Computer scientists suggest new spin on origins of evolvability
Scientists have long observed that species seem to have become increasingly capable of evolving in response to changes in the environment. But computer science researchers now say that the popular e ... more
ABOUT US

CNIO researchers 'capture' the replication of the human genome for the first time
The Genomic Instability Group led by researcher Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), has for the first time obtained a panoramic photo of the proteins tha ... more
ABOUT US
Ukraine marks Chernobyl disaster amid efforts to secure reactor

U.S. lawyer defends Australian asylum seekers

Landslide kills 14 in Ecuador


ABOUT US
Global experts agree action needed on space debris

US-Australia agreement promotes space situational awareness

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ABOUT US
Scientists to replenish lobster population with help from wind farm

Sea Surface Temperatures Reach Highest Level in 150 Years on Northeast Continental Shelf

The Asian Monsoon is Getting Predictable


ABOUT US
Discovered: A mammal and bug food co-op in the High Arctic

EU court maintains seal fur ban

Sea stalactites provide clues to origin of life

WATER WORLD

The Asian Monsoon is Getting Predictable
For much of Asia, the pace of life is tuned to rhythms of monsoons. The summer rainy season is especially important for securing the water and food supplies for more than a billion people. Its varia ... more
EPIDEMICS

Chinese premier urges vigilance against bird flu
China's premier on Sunday urged authorities to be vigilant against a new strain of bird flu that has killed 23 people, while saying that efforts to tackle the virus have so far been effective. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

China becoming global climate change leader: study
China is rapidly assuming a global leadership role on climate change alongside the United States, a new study said Monday, but it warned greenhouse gas emissions worldwide continue to rise strongly. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Ukraine marks Chernobyl disaster amid efforts to secure reactor
Ukrainians on Friday lit candles and laid flowers to remember the victims of the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl 27 years ago, as engineers pressed on with efforts to permanently shield the stricken reactor. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Russia studies construction of its own orbital station

Rosetta continues into its full science phase

NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge

Researchers Advance 'Quantum Teleportation'

China launches Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite

Swift Probes Exotic Object: Black Hole or Mega Star?

Cosmodrome construction falls behind schedule

EPIDEMICS

H7N9 bird flu spreads to central China's Hunan

SHAKE AND BLOW

First Japan tsunami debris confirmed in California

FARM NEWS

EU set to ban pesticides blamed for decline of bees: source

INTERN DAILY

Latin America threatened with cancer epidemic

ABOUT US

Old Sanaa, an endangered UNESCO heritage site

WATER WORLD

Scientists to replenish lobster population with help from wind farm

FARM NEWS

India predicted to receive normal monsoon rains

WATER WORLD

Campaign to save Barrier Reef from industry

SHAKE AND BLOW

China's Sichuan mourns quake dead one week later

FLORA AND FAUNA

Chile's Humboldt penguins under threat of extinction

State of war protects Chad's last elephants

Asia on guard as Taiwan reports first bird flu case

China migrants rush home to help quake-hit families

H7N9 bird flu: Lancet study confirms poultry as source

EU court maintains seal fur ban

HIV vaccine trial ends in failure: official

Ireland: EU consensus exists for setting 2030 greenhouse gas targets

Whales share knowledge and learn from others much as humans do

Afghan quake and floods kill 38: officials

China investigating clashes that killed 21

Gulf 'security arrests' muzzle dissent

China hands down death sentences in lending crackdown

Mozambique's elephants under threat

Ancient Earth crust stored in deep mantle

Rethinking early atmospheric oxygen

Scientists Detect Dark Lightning Linked To Visible Lightning

Satrec Initiative of South Korea Continues Collaboration with UAE for DubaiSat-3 Program

Sea stalactites provide clues to origin of life

Vaterite: Crystal within a crystal helps resolve an old puzzle

NASA, Partners Solicit Creative Materials Manufacturing Solutions

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