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Drought, Climate Change Impact Salamander Survival Rates

Northern Dusky Salamander in North Carolina, Image credit: Kristen Cecala

On the heels of one the worst U.S. droughts in more than Continue reading “Drought, Climate Change Impact Salamander Survival Rates” »  More...

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With Hestia, researchers from Arizona State University have a detailed understanding of where CO2 is being emitted from the urban landscape. This map shows where CO2 is emitted across the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, and combines data from sources including factories, automobiles on roadways, homes, and power plants. Image credit:Bedrich Benes and Michel Abdul-Massih
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Study Maps Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Building, Street Level for U.S. Cities

Arizona State University researchers have developed a new software system capable Continue reading “Study Maps Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Building, Street Level for U.S. Cities” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Scientists created solar cells from black silicon

Solar cells convert three-quarters of the energy contained in the Continue reading “Scientists created solar cells from black silicon” »  More...

Prof Robert Cywinski
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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The potential of thorium as a nuclear fuel

A lecture by the University of Huddersfield’s Professor Bob Cywinski inspired Continue reading “The potential of thorium as a nuclear fuel” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, October 8th, 2012
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Greenpeace demands India halt coal mining in forests

Actress Amla Akkineni and other Greenpeace activists were arrested Continue reading “Greenpeace demands India halt coal mining in forests” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Researchers find ‘killer solution’ for a reef killer

An Australia-based team of marine scientists has developed what Continue reading “Researchers find ‘killer solution’ for a reef killer” »  More...

Coyote, Joshua Tree National Park
By BioNews On Friday, October 5th, 2012
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Urban Coyotes Could be Setting the Stage for Larger Carnivores to Move Into Cities

About five miles from Chicago O’Hare International Airport, scientists have located the smallest known coyote territory ever observed. For at least six years, a coyote community has maintained its existence within More...

Contacts between the ends (red) of estradiol and the estrogen receptor are critical for biological activity. BPA is too short to have both contacts; MBP is longer and can mimic the sex hormone estradiol in the estrogen receptor.
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By BioNews On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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BPA’s Real Threat May Be After It Has Metabolized

Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food Continue reading “BPA’s Real Threat May Be After It Has Metabolized” »  More...

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By ANI On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
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Turning air into liquid to store energy

Turning air into liquid could be a potential solution to one of the great challenges in engineering Continue reading “Turning air into liquid to store energy” »  More...

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By IANS On Monday, October 1st, 2012
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Australia’s Barrier Reef loses half of coral

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, has lost half of its coral cover in the past 27 years, a study revealed Monday. Three factors were particularly responsible for More...