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September 25, 2013
CLIMATE SCIENCE
German election seen as boost for EU emissions trading scheme fix
Berlin (UPI) Sep 25, 2013
The results of this week's German federal elections could pave the way for a fix of the European Union's carbon emissions trading scheme, analysts say. The European Commission is seeking emergency measures to "backload" carbon allowances from the market in a bid to bolster their low prices, which is hamstringing their ability to persuade polluters to invest in green technologies. The government of German Chancellor Angela Merkel had been undecided on whether to support the backloading ... read more
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CLIMATE SCIENCE

After the storms, a different opinion on climate change
Extreme weather may lead people to think more seriously about climate change, according to new research. In the wake of Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, New Jersey residents were more likely to show supp ... more
INTERN DAILY

New technology for bioseparation
Separating target molecules in biological samples is a critical part of diagnosing and detecting diseases. Usually the target and probe molecules are mixed and then separated in batch processes that ... more
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FARM NEWS

Yellow peril: Are banana farms contaminating Costa Rica's crocs?
Shoppers spend over Pounds 10 billion on bananas annually and now this demand is being linked to the contamination of Central America's crocodilians. New research, published in Environmental Toxico ... more


FARM NEWS

Weather, yield compared for horticultural crops in Wisconsin and southern Ontario
Because Wisconsin and Ontario are similar in terms of agricultural practices, types of vegetable crops produced, climate, and latitude, researchers in Ontario looked to data from Wisconsin when comp ... more
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ICE WORLD

Polar bears change to diet with higher contaminant loads
Researchers expect the climate to become warmer in the future and predict that climate change will have a significant impact on the Arctic. How will a warming Arctic affect the polar bears? Th ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Geologists simulate deep earthquakes in the laboratory
More than 20 years ago, geologist Harry Green, now a distinguished professor of the graduate division at the University of California, Riverside, and colleagues discovered a high-pressure failure me ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Elusive quantum transformations found near absolute zero

Three's a charm: NIST detectors reveal entangled photon triplets

Making quantum dots glow brighter

UCI team is first to capture motion of single molecule in real time

Border stand-off overshadows China leader's India trip

Finnish Greens quit government in nuclear row

Asia's billionaires see fastest wealth growth: report

ICE WORLD

Underlying ocean melts ice shelf, speeds up glacier movement
Warm ocean water, not warm air, is melting the Pine Island Glacier's floating ice shelf in Antarctica and may be the culprit for increased melting of other ice shelves, according to an international ... more
WATER WORLD

Extinction and overfishing threats can be predicted decades before population declines
A new UC Santa Barbara study shows that threats created by overfishing can be identified decades before the fish species at risk experience high overly harvest rates and subsequent population declin ... more
FARM NEWS

Climate change to shift Kenya's breadbaskets
Kenyan farmers and agriculture officials need to prepare for a possible geographic shift in maize production as climate change threatens to make some areas of the country much less productive for cu ... more
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ICE WORLD

Warming ocean thawing Antarctic glacier
For the first time, researchers completed an extensive exploration of how quickly ice is melting underneath a rapidly changing Antarctic glacier, possibly the biggest source of uncertainty in global ... more
WATER WORLD

Southern Ocean sampling reveals travels of marine microbes
By collecting water samples up to six kilometres below the surface of the Southern Ocean, UNSW researchers have shown for the first time the impact of ocean currents on the distribution and abundanc ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran slams US as 'obsessed' with sanctions as talks resume

Ukraine says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border

Space control Airmen ensure constant communication

Russian Aerospace Defense Forces Again Dismiss Satellite Explosion Rumors

Founding Day of Air and Missile Defense Command of Aerospace Defense Forces

Twin crises could shape Obama's twilight years in office

Obama and US lawmakers turn up heat on IS

ICE WORLD

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum in 2013 is Sixth Lowest on Record
After an unusually cold summer in the northernmost latitudes, Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its annual minimum summer extent for 2013 on Sept. 13, the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice D ... more
FARM NEWS

Smithfield agrees to takeover by China's Shuanghui
Shuanghui International won the largest ever Chinese takeover of a US company Tuesday when shareholders of pork giant Smithfield Foods approved its $7.1 billion offer. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Heavy rains kill 36 in Vietnam, Cambodia
Heavy monsoon rains exacerbated by Typhoon Usagi have pounded parts of Vietnam and Cambodia killing at least 36 people, authorities said Tuesday, with many swept to their deaths in floods. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW
U.N. condemns Australia's treatment of refugees

Australians should be told of boat turn-backs, ex-navy chief

In Mexico, storms dredge up human errors


SHAKE AND BLOW
Lab-made complexes are "sun sponges"

Physicists pinpoint key property of material that both conducts and insulates

Using x-ray vision to detect unseen gold


SHAKE AND BLOW
Japan seeds clouds to boost Tokyo rain

Current pledges put over 600 million people at risk of higher water scarcity

Algorithm finds missing phytoplankton in Southern Ocean


SHAKE AND BLOW
Warming Antarctic seas likely to impact on krill habitats

Change of Venue for NASA's IceBridge Antarctic Operations

Research: Strong winds may contribute to more sea ice in Antarctica

SHAKE AND BLOW

GOES Satellite Catches Three Tropical Cyclones in One Shot, Sees Gabrielle Absorbed
There were three tropical cyclones between the north Eastern Pacific and the North Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 14, and NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured them in one image created by NASA. Be ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Heavy toll feared as big quake hits Pakistan
Heavy casualties were feared Tuesday after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit southwestern Pakistan, demolishing houses and sending people running into the streets in panic. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Dozens killed in major Pakistan quake
A huge earthquake hit southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 46 people, toppling scores of homes and sending people around the region rushing into the streets in panic. ... more
FARM NEWS

China takes 12.5% stake in Russian potash giant: company
A Chinese state investment vehicle has taken a 12.5-percent stake in Russia's leading potash producer Uralkali, the company said on Tuesday, in a new sign of China's interest in the fertiliser. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Amazon founder strikes deal to build US rocket engines

France raises heat on decision for next Ariane rocket

MIT researchers developing tight-fitting space suits of the future

Spaceship designer who helped send Gagarin into orbit dies at 92

Reinterpreting dark matter

India A New Contender in Asian Space Race or Technological Breakthrough

NASA Mars Spacecraft Ready for Sept. 21 Orbit Insertion

SINO DAILY

Chinese activist accuses Beijing of targeting his family

DEMOCRACY

Hun Sen re-appointed as Cambodian prime minister

WEATHER REPORT

At least 13 die in Bolivia as landslide sweeps away two buses

FLORA AND FAUNA

81 elephants die of poisoning in Zimbabwe: authorities

SHAKE AND BLOW

Seismologists puzzle over largest deep earthquake ever recorded

WATER WORLD

Current pledges put over 600 million people at risk of higher water scarcity

FARM NEWS

Research minimizes effects of federal produce standards on mushroom industry

FLORA AND FAUNA

Immune to ageing

WOOD PILE

Tropical forests 'fix' themselves

BLUE SKY

Greenland snowpack shows Carbon monoxide levels drop since 1950s

New rat genus discovered in the birthplace of the theory of evolution

Legacy Soil Pollution Higher lead levels may lie just below surface

Algorithm finds missing phytoplankton in Southern Ocean

Undersea mountains provide crucial piece in climate prediction puzzle

'Cascade of events' caused sudden explosion of animal life

Worst watershed stresses may become the new normal

Calcium key to restoring acid rain-damaged forests

Achilles' heel of ice shelves is beneath the water, scientists reveal

Virginia Tech scientists show why traumatized trees don't 'bleed' to death

US Navy moves to tighten security checks after shooting

Fire scars big nature reserve in Ecuador's capital

Australians should be told of boat turn-backs, ex-navy chief

In Mexico, storms dredge up human errors

Global panel to make economic case on climate change

Research: Australian Aboriginals showed adaptability in last ice age

25 dead as typhoon hits China, flight chaos in Hong Kong

China's richest man aims to rival Hollywood

HIV infections plummet since 2001: UN

Gov't shutdown won't cut flood aid to Colorado: Biden

Myanmar's energy sector boosted by World Bank investment

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