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November 07, 2013
SHAKE AND BLOW
Mass evacuations in Philippines ahead of super typhoon
Manila (AFP) Nov 07, 2013
Survivors of a deadly earthquake fled their tent shelters Thursday as mass evacuations got under way in the Philippines ahead of a super typhoon that was strengthening in the Pacific Ocean. Authorities warned Typhoon Haiyan, with wind gusts exceeding 330 kilometres (200 miles) an hour, could cause major damage across a vast area of the central and southern Philippines when it made landfall on Friday. "This is a very dangerous typhoon, local officials know where the vulnerable areas are and have ... read more
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EARLY EARTH

X-rays reveal inner structure of the Earth's ancient magma ocean
Using the world's most brilliant X-ray source, scientists have for the first time peered into molten magma at conditions of the deep Earth mantle. The analysis at DESY's light source PETRA III revea ... more
EARLY EARTH

Newly discovered predatory dinosaur 'king of gore' reveals the origins of T. rex
A remarkable new species of tyrannosaur has been unearthed in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM), southern Utah. The huge carnivore inhabited Laramidia, a landmass formed on the wes ... more
EARLY EARTH

Clay may have been birthplace of life
Clay, a seemingly infertile blend of minerals, might have been the birthplace of life on Earth. Or at least of the complex biochemicals that make life possible, Cornell University biological enginee ... more
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EARLY EARTH

Volcanic rock probe helps unlock mysteries of how Earth formed
New insights gleaned from volcanic rock are helping scientists better understand how our planet evolved billions of years ago. Studies of basalt, the material that forms from cooling lava, are ... more


BLUE SKY

It's Like a Party in the Atmosphere!
Ever attend a wild party with flashing lights and loud music that snowballs into a dazzling moment worth remembering? That's something like how scientists describe the chain reactions in our atmosph ... more
The Year In Space
ICE WORLD

The search for the oldest ice cores
How far into the past can ice-core records go? Scientists have now identified regions in Antarctica they say could store information about Earth's climate and greenhouse gases extending as far back ... more
EARLY EARTH

RNA controls splicing during gene expression, further evidence of 'RNA world' origin in modern life
RNA is the key functional component of spliceosomes, molecular machines that control how genes are expressed, report scientists from the University of Chicago online, Nov. 6 in Nature. The discovery ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Westinghouse Aims to Bring Benefits of AP1000 Reactors to Western US

'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet

Turning waste from rice, parsley and other foods into biodegradable plastic

Process Overcomes Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

The power of salt

Scientists craft atomically seamless semiconductor junctions

Researchers map quantum vortices inside superfluid helium nanodroplets

FARM NEWS

China exchange hatches plan for egg futures
Recognising that investors should not put all their eggs in one basket, a Chinese commodities exchange is offering a novel futures contract to hedge against risk. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Thai PM Yingluck defends amnesty bill
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has defended publicly a controversial amnesty bill that allows reconciliation for alleged political offenses during and after Thailand's 2006 coup. ... more
FARM NEWS

Warsaw climate meet must measure rich lands' emissions
Brazil said Wednesday that next week's Warsaw climate change meeting should set itself the task of measuring the damage done by rich countries' greenhouse gas emissions. ... more
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FARM NEWS

EU faces decision on GM crop cultivation: Commission
European governments must now decide once and for all if they are to block or permit the cultivation of genetically modified crops on the continent, the European Commission said Wednesday. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Madrid street-sweepers strike over layoffs
Madrid's street-sweepers launched an open-ended strike Tuesday against layoffs and pay cuts prompted by the economic crisis, unions said. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
BAE Systems ships carrier hull section to Scotland

Space Command team wins national award

Rebels seize ground as West claims Russia army is in Ukraine

Obama's executive order: computer chip implants to heal injured troops

Japan seeks to double budget for disputed islands patrol

US weighs mission to help besieged Turkmen in Iraq

Iraq forces ready bid to break jihadist siege of Shiite town

ICE WORLD

Dutch plead in court for release of Greenpeace activists
An international maritime court will rule this month whether to order Russia to release 30 crew members of a Greenpeace ship held since mid-September in a high-profile case brought by The Netherlands. ... more
EPIDEMICS

Researchers find HIV's 'invisibility cloak'
Scientists said Wednesday they had found an "invisibility cloak" that allows the AIDS virus to lurk unnoticed in human cells after infection and replicate without triggering the immune system. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE

Greenhouse gas in atmosphere hits new record: UN
The amount of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere hit a new record high in 2012, continuing an ever-faster rise that is driving climate change, the UN weather agency said Wednesday. ... more
CLIMATE SCIENCE
Space technologies boost disaster reduction int'l co-op

How to Manage Nature's Runaway Freight Trains

Uruguay to pull peacekeepers from Haiti: president


CLIMATE SCIENCE
NASA Technologists Embrace Laser Instrument Challenge

High Energy Prairie View A and M Interns Collaborate with NASA Goddard on Radiation Effects Research

Breakthrough in study of aluminum should yield new technological advances


CLIMATE SCIENCE
The nitrogen puzzle in the oceans

Water mark: Los Angeles fetes 100 years of aqueduct

Toxic river a bane to one in eight Argentines


CLIMATE SCIENCE
Search on for oldest antarctic ice in hunt for ancient climate clues

Dutch plead in court for release of Greenpeace activists

Stowaways threaten fisheries in the Arctic

DEMOCRACY

UN slams 152 death sentences issued by Bangladesh court
The United Nations right chief on Wednesday expressed "serious alarm" at death sentences passed by a Bangladesh court on 152 soldiers over the massacre of scores of army officers in 2009. ... more
WHALES AHOY

Green groups concerned over Ghana whale deaths mystery
Decomposed whale carcasses have been washing up on beaches in Ghana's oil-producing west, raising the ire of environmental groups worried the country's growing petroleum industry may be killing marine life. ... more
WOOD PILE

China slaps dumping penalties on pulp imports
China will impose punitive measures on certain pulp products from the United States, Canada and Brazil for alleged dumping, it said Wednesday, in the latest trade dispute with foreign partners. ... more
DEMOCRACY

Latin American leaders crazy about Twitter
They make serious statements, blasting US spying or claiming disputed territory. But they get personal too, musing about things like flowers. Among Latin American leaders, Twitter is red-hot. ... more
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FARM NEWS

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EARLY EARTH

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ICE WORLD

Stowaways threaten fisheries in the Arctic

FLORA AND FAUNA

Scientists study 'fishy' behavior to solve an animal locomotion mystery

WATER WORLD

Rising temperatures challenge Salt Lake City's water supply

WATER WORLD

The nitrogen puzzle in the oceans

WHALES AHOY

Fugitive eco-activist eyes anti-whale battle from afar

DEMOCRACY

Student deaths stir anger in strife-hit Thai south

FARM NEWS

First GMO rice to be launched in Philippines in 2016: researchers

FROTH AND BUBBLE

200 million people at risk from toxic pollution: environmentalists

Girl, 8, is China's youngest lung cancer case

Water mark: Los Angeles fetes 100 years of aqueduct

Two-degree global warming limit 'ever-more elusive': UN

Toxic river a bane to one in eight Argentines

China climate negotiator laments 'severe' pollution

Empty chair to represent China's Ai Weiwei at Sweden film fest

Is global heating hiding out in the oceans

Faroe Islands launches fish fight with EU at WTO

NATO condemns Kosovo election violence

Tropical Storm Sonia weakens after hitting Mexico

Below-ground gas injection linked to Texas quakes

Google boss calls for 'freedom of speech' in China

Guatemala warns pilots of ash plume from volcano

Chinese officials set 1,000 cats loose in forest: reports

Crafting a better enzyme cocktail to turn plants into fuel faster

Wageningen UR innovates in the ultra-low temperature freezing of research material

Assessing impact of noise from offshore wind farm construction may help protect marine mammals

Estimating Policy-Driven Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trajectories in California

New chemistry: Drawing and writing in liquid with light

Myanmar military launches investor charm offensive

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