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July 05, 2013
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Cattle flatulence doesn't stink with biotechnology
Washington DC (SPX) Jul 04, 2013
The agriculture industry is researching new technologies to help feed the growing population. But feeding the world without harming air quality is a challenge. According to a new article in Animal Frontiers, biotechnologies increase food production and reduce harmful gas output from cattle. "We are increasing the amount of product with same input," said Clayton Neumeier, PhD student at University of California, Davis, in an interview. In the Animal Frontiers paper, Neumeier describes a recen ... read more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Forensic Biologist Discovers New Fly Species in Indiana
The local discovery of a species of fly not native to the Midwest could have significant implications on forensic investigations involving decomposing remains, according to a forensic biology resear ... more
FARM NEWS

Corn yield prediction model uses simple measurements at a specific growth stage
The ability to predict corn yields would benefit farmers as they plan the sale of their crops and biofuel industries as they plan their operations. A new study published in the July-August issue of ... more
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Altitude sickness may hinder ethnic integration in the world's highest places
Ethnic segregation in nations straddling the world's steepest terrains may be reinforced by the biological tolerance different peoples have to altitude, according to one of the first studies to exam ... more
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FLORA AND FAUNA

Surviving fasting in the cold
King penguin chicks survive harsh winters with almost no food by minimising the cost of energy production. A new study, to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting in Valencia on ... more


CLIMATE SCIENCE

Identifying climate impact hotspots across sectors
It identifies the Amazon region, the Mediterranean and East Africa as regions that might experience severe change in multiple sectors. The article is part of the outcome of the Intersectoral Impact ... more
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FARM NEWS

Balancing food security and environmental quality in China
In many ways, the evolution of Chinese agriculture over the past 40 years is a remarkable success story. Spurred by investments in research and government subsidies for fertilizers and other farm te ... more
FARM NEWS

Improving crop yields in a world of extreme weather events
Farmers in the United States witnessed record-breaking extremes in temperature and drought during the last two summers, causing worldwide increases in the costs of food, feed and fiber. Indeed, many ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

WHALES AHOY

Study shows military sonar changes feeding behavior in whales
Military sonar can change the behavior of whales, causing the ocean giants to avoid their usual feeding spots, a U.S. study found. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Outside View: When governments become destructive
July Fourth, marks the United States' Independence Day. The central celebrated document, the Declaration of Independence, that rejected British rule, was the masterpiece of democratic expression written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776. ... more
WATER WORLD

Red Cross cartoon to demystify Pacific climate change
The Red Cross has launched a light-hearted education campaign aimed at those it describes as most vulnerable to climate change: Pacific islanders living on low-lying atolls threatened by rising seas. ... more
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DEMOCRACY

Malaysian P.M. confirms sedition act is to go
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he will honor his pledge made last year to abolish the controversial Sedition Act but warns protesters against destabilizing the country. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Japan gears up for decisive election
Campaigning began Thursday in an election expected to strengthen Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's control over parliament, ushering in the stability he needs to fix Japan's floundering economy. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

SHAKE AND BLOW

Scramble to reach Indonesia quake survivors as toll hits 22
Rescuers battled through landslides and blocked roads Wednesday to reach survivors from an earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province that has killed at least 22 people, including several children who died when a mosque collapsed. ... more
EPIDEMICS

H7N9 flu peril lies in deep lung infiltration: study
The H7N9 bird flu virus is a peril for humans because it replicates deep in the lungs where it can trigger a dangerous response from the immune system, a study said Wednesday. ... more
FARM NEWS

Slash-and-burn a way of life on Indonesia's Sumatra
The ground was still hot and smoke hung in the air when Saparina set out to plant her spinach in the ashen remains of rainforest on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where raging fires triggered Southeast Asia's worst smog crisis in years. ... more
FARM NEWS
REACTing to a crisis

RESCUE Consortium Demonstrates Technologies for First Responders

India chopper crash kills 20 as flood rescue forges on


FARM NEWS
Inmarsat's First Fully Assembled Global Xpress Satellite Achieves Significant Testing Milestone

The quantum secret to alcohol reactions in space

Low-power Wi-Fi signal tracks movement -- even behind walls


FARM NEWS
New forecast doubles lead time for El Nino: study

Chemists work to desalt the ocean for drinking water, one nanoliter at a time

El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century


FARM NEWS
CryoSat maps largest-ever flood beneath Antarctica

Is Arctic Permafrost the "Sleeping Giant" of Climate Change?

The rhythm of the Arctic summer

EARTH OBSERVATION

Long-lived oceanography satellite decommissioned after equipment fails
A U.S.-French satellite doing oceanography surveys for 11 1/2 years has been decommissioned following the loss of its last remaining transmitter, NASA says. ... more
WOOD PILE

British activist says barred from Malaysian state
The activist sister-in-law of former British prime minister Gordon Brown has said she was deported from a Malaysian state whose powerful leader is widely accused of massive corruption. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Climate change could mean business opportunities, Britain says
Adapting to climate change could mean billions of dollars in business opportunities for British firms, the government said this week. ... more
FARM NEWS

Nestle unit cuts baby formula prices amid China probe
A unit of Swiss food giant Nestle is cutting prices for baby formula in China by as much as 20 percent, it said after the government launched a investigation into alleged price-fixing by foreign firms. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
China launches first mission to moon and back

Two families of comets found around nearby star

Organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

NASA uses ultra-black nano-coating for solar coronagraph

Cosmonauts complete 3rd EVA for October

FLORA AND FAUNA

Cane toads wiping out crocodiles Down Under: study

EPIDEMICS

New research boosts search for cure, AIDS meeting told

WATER WORLD

Breakthrough in El Nino forecasting

WATER WORLD

Greenhouse gas likely altering ocean foodchain

FARM NEWS

Diseqilibrium will become the norm in the plant communities of the future

FARM NEWS

Mapping the benefits of our ecosystems

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

REACTing to a crisis

FARM NEWS

Workers at industrial farms carry drug-resistant bacteria associated with livestock

ICE WORLD

CryoSat maps largest-ever flood beneath Antarctica

EARTH OBSERVATION

Images From New Space Station Camera Help U.S. Neighbor to the North

Insecticide causes changes in honeybee genes

El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century

Astrium's Cloud Services will support Western Australia Lands Department

Simple math may solve longstanding problem of parasite energetics

Environmentalists slam catfight over India's lions

New date set for end of life on Earth -- in 2 billion years

Dalila grows into hurricane off Mexico coast

Indonesia quake kills six children, traps 14, in mosque collapse

Egypt's power crisis: Army's still the final arbiter

Pakistan to miss out on climate change funding?

US releases photos of ambassador's Tibet visit

Five dead, dozens injured in Indonesia quake

Four children dead in Philippine storm: rescuers

Thousands of fish die in contaminated Mexico reservoir

India bans building along rivers in flood-hit north

Patents making new AIDS drugs expensive: MSF

Taiwan urged to keep radio broadcasts into China

China law 'forcing' children to visit parents ridiculed

Analyzing the net energy of photoeletrochemical hydrogen production

Advance in creating a 'hydrogen economy'

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