Thursday, June 20, 2013
UN climate talks marred by decision-making spat
UN climate talks have hit a stumbling block that some delegates say poses a serious challenge to their already slow-moving attempt to craft a global response to climate change.
Plankton DNA sequencing uncovers secrets of white cliffs of Dover
Researchers in a major international project have sequenced the genome of Emiliania huxleyi, the microscopic plankton species whose chalky skeletons form the iconic white cliffs of Dover.
Warm ocean water melting Antarctic ice from below
A new study has found that ocean waters melting the undersides of Antarctic ice shelves are responsible for most of the continent`s ice shelf mass loss.
Climate change and Asian Monsoon are linked: Scientists
Changes in the Asian summer monsoon have implications on weather, people`s health, agriculture and glaciers of the entire Hindu Kush Himalayan region, scientists here have said.
Male guppies can reproduce for ten months even after death
A team of evolutionary biologists in Trinidad has found that male guppies continue to reproduce for at least ten months after they die.
Material made of clay and papaya seeds could provide cheap clean water
An inexpensive new material made of clay and papaya seeds removes harmful metals from water and could lower the cost of providing clean water to millions of people in the developing world.
Genome of global deep ocean being sequenced
A team of Spanish researchers, coordinated by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), has begun sequencing the genome of the global deep ocean.
`Earth could be four degrees warmer by 2100`
The planet is on track to warm by four degrees Celsius by the year 2100, if the global community fails to act on climate change, a new report by Climate Action Tracker has said.
Andaman tsunami warning system can alert in 3 min: Scientist
The Early Tsunami Warning System installed at Rangachang in Andaman and Nicobar Islands can predict a tsunami immediately after an earthquake.
Testing artificial photosynthesis
Berkeley Lab researchers, working at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), have developed the first fully integrated microfluidic test-bed.
India, US science body launch space solar power initiative
20 peacocks die of viral disease in Pakistan
World set to exceed global warming limit: IEA
Shimla chosen for international project to lower greenhouse gases
4400 hectare forest land still with encroachers
Improved crop models may help feed 9 bn people
Unchecked global warming could increase flood risk in Asia, Africa
No action to store Yamuna water in monsoon
US, China agree on joint climate change effort
UN chief hails role of science in combating climate change
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