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June 18, 2014
The link between climate change and ocean currents over 6 million years
London, UK (SPX) Jun 13, 2014
Scientists have discovered a relationship between climate change and ocean currents over the past six million years after analysing an area of the Atlantic near the Strait of Gibraltar, according to research published Friday, 13 June in the journal Science. An expedition of scientists, jointly led by Dr Javier Hernandez-Molina, from the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, examined core samples from the seabed off the coast of Spain and Portugal which provided proo ... read more
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New evidence for oceans of water deep in the Earth
Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of New Mexico report evidence for potentially oceans worth of water deep beneath the United States. Though not in the familiar liquid form ... more

White Shark Study In Northwest Atlantic Offers Hope For Recovery
White sharks are among the largest, most widespread apex predators in the ocean, but are also among the most vulnerable. A new study, the most comprehensive ever on seasonal distribution patterns an ... more

Antarctic species dwindle as icebergs batter shores year-round
The Antarctic shore is a place of huge contrasts, as quiet, dark, and frozen winters give way to bright, clear waters, thick with algae and peppered with drifting icebergs in summer. But as the plan ... more
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Tracking the Impact of El Nino Across the US
By this point, most of you have heard that it looks like El Nino is coming, and maybe you're wondering why you should care. After all, why should it matter if the tropical Pacific Ocean becomes warm ... more


Acidification and warming threaten Mediterranean Sea iconic species
This is of particular importance to the Mediterranean coastal societies with 300 million inhabitants (living and visiting), unique ecosystems, love of seafood and its role as a focus for tourist wor ... more
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A virus reveals the physics of nanopores
Nanopores may one day lead a revolution in DNA sequencing. By sliding DNA molecules one at a time through tiny holes in a thin membrane, it may be possible to decode long stretches of DNA at lightni ... more

Chimpanzees spontaneously initiate and maintain cooperative behavior
Without any pre-training or restrictions in partner choice among chimpanzees, researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, found for the first time that chimpanzees ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Scientists measure how ions bombard fusion device walls

Launching fusion reactions without a central magnet, or solenoid

Oil prices stage rebound after dropping below $50

North Dakota police move to clear pipeline protesters

Texas oil production up slightly from last year

Russian oil production reached post-Soviet high

More oil likely in Cuba


Changes in wind shear offers evidence for pole ward shift of hurricane intensity
Things that have migrated in response to warming climate: penguins, Atlantic cod, butterflies, pikas, Arctic shrubs... . The list could go on for pages. Recent research from NOAA-affiliated scientis ... more

Tiny plants ride on the coattails of migratory birds
Since the days of Darwin, biologists have questioned why certain plants occur in widely separated places, the farthest reaches of North American and the Southern tip of South America but nowhere in ... more

Monitoring climate change from space
How do measurements from satellites flying above Earth provide essential information on the effects of climate change on our planet? Scientific and political organisations considered the question in ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


New NASA Space Observatory to Study Carbon Conundrums
NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide levels in Earth's atmosphere is in final preparations for a July 1 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The Orbiting ... more

Snow in June raises eyebrows in Estonia
Living with sub-zero temperatures for several months a year, Estonians are no strangers to a little snow. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India delays launch of dedicated South Asia satellite amid tension with Pakistan

India expels Pakistani visa official for 'espionage'

China Communist Party declares Xi Jinping 'core' leader

NASA Establishes the Small Spacecraft Systems Virtual Institute

US reassures Asian allies no policy change on N.Korea

IS trickling out of Mosul as losses mount: US general

US, China hold second meeting on advancing space cooperation


Archaeologists unearth remains of ancient Egyptian epidemic
As a series of terrible epidemics - now known as the Plague of Cyprian - wiped out hordes of ancient Egyptians, some writers of the time thought the world was coming to an end. ... more

Huge haul of rare anteater scales seized in Hong Kong
Hong Kong customs officials have seized $2 million-worth of scales from the endangered pangolin, or "scaly anteater", authorities said Tuesday, in their biggest such haul in five years. ... more

Modified iPhone shows promise against type 1 diabetes
A device that uses a modified iPhone to help regulate the blood sugar of people with type 1 diabetes appears to work better than an insulin pump, researchers say. ... more

H7N9 flu: New map pinpoints Asian countries at risk
Five Asian countries could join China as targets for the H7N9 bird flu virus that has claimed about a hundred lives since it erupted in March 2013, scientists said Tuesday. ... more

US joins bid to create vast Pacific marine reserve; Kiribati bans fishing
The United States joined forces with other nations Tuesday to declare a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean a marine sanctuary and take "historic" steps to combat illegal fishing. ... more


HIV battle: Uganda tests out rubber band circumcision
With trousers around his ankles, Justin Igalla awaits a tight rubber band for his foreskin, an innovative non-surgical technique rolling out in several African nations to encourage circumcision and cut HIV infection rates. ... more

US hosts talks to save oceans under 'siege'
US Secretary of State John Kerry launches an unprecedented global effort Monday to save the world's oceans under siege from overfishing, climate change and pollution. ... more
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Detailed images of Schiaparelli and its descent hardware on Mars

Juno Mission Exits Safe Mode, Performs Trim Maneuver

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China official blasted for blaming lead poisoning on pencils


Malaysian navy foils pirate attack in South China Sea


Sea Shepherd battles to stop Faroes' dolphin 'grind'


Malawi's prized chambo fish faces extinction


Kerry issues urgent call to save oceans


Obama renews climate change push


New York's High Line fetes fifth birthday


Ten migrants die in shipwreck off Libya: Italian navy


Japan kills 30 minke whales in the name of 'science'


100 days after MH370, Malaysia vows to keep searching

Australian natural wonders under UNESCO spotlight

Media watchdog urges Jordan king to reform anti-terror law

Moderate quakes hit near Japan's Fukushima

Inca trails, ancient French cave vie for World Heritage status

Police arrest 21 in Hong Kong new town protest

Great white sharks plentiful off US west coast

With China as guest, G77 summit seeks new development pledges

Satao, Kenya's beloved elephant, slaughtered by ivory poachers

Struggling climate talks look to UN summit for push

China official probed for 'disciplinary violations': media

Construction stopped on replica of ancient Chinese ship

Minimum CO2 price of $32 needed to curb warming: study

Saving trees in tropics could cut emissions by one-fifth

Seafarers brought Neolithic culture to Europe, gene study indicates

Making new species without sex

How red tide knocks out its competition

Serious challenges to 'New Urbanist' communities

Findings may advance iron-rich, cadmium-free crops

Water found to provide blueprints for root architecture

Fukushima struggling to build ice wall to plug leak

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