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Soils offer new hope as carbon sink

...rally emit about 10 times more greenhouse gas on a global scale than the burning of fossil fuels. "So it is not surprising there is so much interest in a technology to create clean energy that also locks up carbon in the soil for the long term and lifts agricultural production," he said. The trials at...

Researchers find 24 species believed new to science in Suriname rainforest

...odiversity that benefits local communities and the global ecosystem. “Suriname has some of the Amazon’s m...tegy for minimizing climate change. The burgeoning global carbon market creates new economic value for carbon stored in standing rainforest, providing fresh i...

Modeling the restless brain

...ystems such as cellular metabolism, the economy or global climate change. Models must be used to test theories and generate new insights into how the system works as a whole. And while technologies such as functional MRI allow scientists to measure some kinds of neural connectivity, neuroinformatics app...

Envisat captures first image of Sargassum from space

...o compute 5-years worth of MERIS data to determine global estimates of Sargassum biomass and its contribution to ocean productivity. "So far, we have found two things (Sargassum and Antarctic superblooms) that have never been seen from space before," said King. "It is really very exciting."...

Dirty snow may warm Arctic as much as greenhouse gases

The global warming debate has focused on carbon dioxide emiss...esearch results to develop regulations to mitigate global warming. Limiting industrial soot emissions and switching to cleaner-burning fuels would leave snow ...

Caribbean frogs started with a single, ancient voyage on a raft from South America

...bly other causes such as climate change. A recent global assessment of amphibians found that the Caribbean Islands have the highest proportion of amphibian species threatened with extinction. Hedges and coauthor William Duellman, a professor emeritus of the University of Kansas, were involved in much of t...

New study finds genetically engineered crops could play a role in sustainable agriculture

...iversity. The study is accompanied by a searchable global database for agricultural and environmental scientists studying the effects of genetically engineered crops. Biotechnology and genetic engineering are controversial because of concerns about risks to human health and biodiversity, but few analyses e...

Alzheimer's disease to quadruple worldwide by 2050

... Public Health. The researchers also concluded the global prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease will grow to mor...l, Alzheimer’s & Dementia. “We face a looming global epidemic of Alzheimer’s disease as the world’s population ages,” said the study’s lead author, Ron B...

Researchers examine carbon capture and storage to combat global warming

...on dioxide, the leading greenhouse gas that causes global warming. Carbon capture and storage, also called ...nts, into relatively clean machines with regard to global warming. ''The notion is that the sooner we wean ourselves off fossil fuels, the sooner we'll be ...

Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

...e natural resource management in a region of great global conservation value and strategic importance beset by conflict over resources. “The significance of this find and the critical juncture we are seeing in the development of Southern Sudan require an intensified effort in the area of natural resource...

Marine phytoplankton changes form to protect itself from different predators

...sent.” The behavior could have implications for global climate change because Phaeocystis blooms play a key role in the carbon cycle of cold oceans, accounting for up to 85 percent of local productivity during some time periods. This complex defensive behavior also shows how environmental factors can af...

The kapok connection -- Study explains rainforest similarities

...d the research. "In order to plan for and mitigate global climate change, we need to understand the history of life on Earth through studies like this one." Oceanic dispersal links the world's rainforests, said Dick, "and this study is one of the first to catch that process in action at the species level...

Male circumcision overstated as prevention tool against AIDS

...nd to be much less important as a deterrent to the global AIDS pandemic than previously thought. The author, John R. Talbott, has conducted statistical empirical research across 77 countries of the world and has uncovered some surprising results. The new study finds that the number of infected prostitutes ...

Scientists close in on missing carbon sink

...e regions are playing a smaller role in offsetting global warming than previously thought, according to a st...r for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). To study the global carbon cycle, Stephens and his colleagues analyzed air samples that had been collected by aircraft a...

Antarctic icebergs -- Hotspots of ocean life

... icebergs. They may also play a surprising role in global climate change. “One important consequence of ...rbon from the atmosphere may have implications for global climate models that need to be further studied,” added Smith. To understand the icebergs’ comple...

Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO

...ated editorial discussing how WHO is responding to global public health threats, the PLoS Medicine editors c...S Medicine Editors (2007) How is WHO responding to global public health threats" PLoS Med 4(5): e197. IN YOUR ARTICLE, PLEASE LINK TO THIS URL, WHICH WILL ...

Extra-aggressive form of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis identified

...patients". In this study the authors performed global gene expression analysis and other molecular studies in a subset of patients and identified a number of genes that were differentially expressed in both groups, suggesting that rapid progressors are biologically distinct from slow progressors. "W...

Want to save polar bears? Follow the ice

...habitat that may drastically shrink as a result of global warming. In a project named "Warm Waters for Cool ...his habitat most likely remain in the future under global warming projections. When combined with meteorological data, the researchers hope to distinguish sho...

NASA-funded robotic sub finds bottom of world's deepest sinkhole

...enge, DEPTHX had to navigate by recognizing a more global response from all of its sensors. Wettergreen said demonstrating that SLAM could work in such a featureless environment suggests that it will have applications in environments with similarly sparse features, like rivers or mines. Though initial...

Resistant HIV quickly hides in infants' cells

...avid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, noted that global elimination of pediatric AIDS will require not only prevention of mother-to-child transmission but also development of new antiretroviral agents for pediatric use, particularly against highly resistant infection. "There is also a need for new and wid...

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