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Friends of the Earth Report on Biofuel Production Offers Incomplete, Outdated and Inaccurate Picture, According to Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- References to the Brazilian ethanol industry in the report "Fuelling Destruction in Latin America," distributed by the Amsterdam-based non-government organization Friends of the Earth, are based on out-of-context, inaccurate and generally outdated in...

International team of scientists discover clue to delay of life on Earth

TEMPE, Ariz. Scientists from around the world have reconstructed changes in Earths ancient ocean chemistry during a broad sweep of geological time, from about 2.5 to 0.5 billion years ago. They have discovered that a deficiency of oxygen and the heavy metal molybdenum in the ancient deep ocean ma...

Information technology past the end of the Earth

So it's 1492. At least that's how we're acting. The grand majesty of the IT industry is huddled in our comfortable little corner of the world. Yeah, we send the occasional skirmish over into the Kingdom of Marketing or Manufacturing or wherever we think "the business" is, but our maps of the worl...

Cyber-skating on one flat earth

Overnight, the earth became flat, metaphorically and, in reality too, as an ultra-sophisticated, digitally formatted, flat geographical platform, where business and corporate agendas in shapes of large digital cyber-warfare torpedoes skate at bullet speed. Precise navigation, correct targeting an...

New Scientific Worldview 'Biocentrism' Featured in The Huffington Post - #1 Weblog in the World

...siness and entertainment, including President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Bill Maher. "Five hundred years ago people used to think the earth was flat. Evidence to the contrary was dismissed as absurd: 'If the world was really a ball of rock,' some claimed 'people at the bottom would fall of...

Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

... by testing samples of urine and breath to see if the right organs have properly metabolized it. Also, climatologists can learn more about the ancient earth by studying carbon dioxide locked within cores of ice, Zare said. Zare and his students worked together with researchers from Picarro, Inc., a sta...

RainEarth (RNER) Continues to Expand its Marketing Force in China

.../PRNewswire-Asia/ -- RainEarth Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: RNER; "the Company"), announced today that the Company's Chinese subsidiary, Beijing Rain and earth Technology Development Corp. Ltd. ("China RainEarth") attended the Fourth session of Marketing Forum for Medicine and Health Products. A good m...

Bilayer graphene gets a bandgap

...nts at the Advanced Light Source." Using infrared beamline 1.4 at the ALS, under the direction of ALS physicist Michael Martin and Zhao Hao of the earth Sciences Division, Wang and his colleagues were able to send a tight beam of synchrotron light, focused on the graphene layers, right through the devi...

University of Texas 'Picosatellite' to be launched from space shuttle to begin milestone mission

... Station. Kjellberg said its operational lifetime is between three to six months. However, it could remain in orbit for up to a year before falling to earth and burning up harmlessly in the atmosphere. "We're not adding to the space debris," said Travis Imken, a team member and aerospace engineering jun...

Secret of sandcastle construction could help revive ancient building technique, researchers say

...Durham engineers found that the strength of rammed earth was heavily dependent on its water content. Rammed earth is a manufactured material made up of sand, gravel...d that a major component of the strength of rammed earth was due to the small amount of water present. ...

AIAA names top ten emerging aerospace technologies of 2009

...ognostics, and self-healing. 9. Remote Sensing Technologies including unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites such as those used in NASA's Global earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) program. 10. Advanced Space Propulsion Technologies including plasma-based propulsion such as the Variable ...

Zeus to Present at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago

...ars. Zeus engineers have generously helped me during my research and development of the many prototypes of my inventions. I was gently brought down to earth by Zeus engineers, learning what is, and is not, possible in building my devices. Sharing their company's varied capabilities, I learned from Zeus' en...

NIST's LIDAR may offer peerless precision in remote measurements

...r distances up to 100 kilometers. The novel LIDAR ("light detection and ranging") system could have applications from precision manufacturing lines on earth to maintaining networks of satellites in perfect formation, creating a giant space-based platform to search for new planets. LIDAR transmits light...

Europium discovery

...r-year $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research. Europium belongs to a group of elements called the rare earth elements. These elements are magnetic; therefore, they are not superconductors. "Superconductivity and magnetism hate each other. To get supercondu...

The first DFG research centers to be funded for another 4 years

...onn. As a result, the Research Centres established in 2001"The Ocean in the earth System" in Bremen, "The Center for Functional Nanostructures" in Karlsruhe,...analyses to obtain a better understanding of the ocean's role in the global earth system, enabled the Bremen researchers to attain a number of significant fi...

China Agri-Business Announces 2008 Operating Results

...y natural and weather related disasters that occurred in China in 2008, specifically severe winter weather conditions in January and February, a major earth quake on May 12 epicentered in Sichuan province, and widespread flooding in the central and southern regions in May and June, including the Hunan and...

Just Say No To Charcoal! New Eco-Friendly Alternative Grills Faster, Burns Cleaner And Greener

... The FlameDisk makes grilling quick, easy and safe for everyone--including Mother earth Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 24, 2009 -- Thousands of grilling enthusiasts now have more free time following the invent...

Billy Mays Endorses New Odor Eliminating Product, What Odor?

... For The earth Corp LAUNCHES NEW ODOR ELIMINATOR, WHAT ODOR?®... Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 3, 2009 -- For The earth Corp is pleased to announce the launch of a massiv... Nelson Grist, Founder and CEO of For The earth Corp, anxiously awaits the debut of his company's ...

The Australian Research Council Selects Scopus for the Evaluation of the Australian Research Landscape

...e sole provider used to assess the country's higher education research output for the ERA's first group of science disciplines: Physical, Chemical and earth Sciences (PCE). By leveraging the broad and rich content available in Scopus the ARC's ERA initiative will evaluate 41 Higher Education Provide...

Evidence of Ancient Hot Springs on Mars Detailed in Astrobiology Journal

...ificance, as the closest relatives of many of the most ancient organisms on earth can thrive in and around hydrothermal springs. If life forms have ever been...the Department of Geology at Portland State University . "Such deposits on earth preserve evidence of the fossilized remains of the microbial communities th...

Heinlein Trust and SpaceX Announce Competition to Promote Research Innovation in Zero Gravity

...a $25,000 prize and transportation to and from Low earth Orbit for the winning experiment aboard a SpaceX D... The winning experiment will be launched into earth orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon s...ation. In addition, the Dragon spacecraft provides earth to LEO transport of pressurized and unpressurized ...

The EntreTech Forum Presents... Greening Of America - The Conversion of Bio-Agriculture, Bio-Energy, and Bio-Products to Eco-Sustainable Businesses

... Ventures Patrick J. Govang, President and Co-founder, e2e Materials, LLC William "Jeff" Marshall , Chairman and CEO, Green earth Technologies, Inc. Meeting Organizers: Larry Grumer , Technology Associates & Alliances Gary...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on 2 NASA missions

...NBELT, Md. - Engineers at the University of Idaho have developed unique new technology that will be used in upcoming NASA missions that will study the earth and Sun-Earth connection. Under the general guidance of a grant technical officer Pen-Shu Yeh, a senior engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Ce...

New one-of-a-kind technology will fly on two NASA missions

...NBELT, Md. - Engineers at the University of Idaho have developed unique new technology that will be used in upcoming NASA missions that will study the earth and Sun-Earth connection. Under the general guidance of a grant technical officer Pen-Shu Yeh, a senior engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Ce...

OmegaGenesis Announces Angiogenesis Application Collaboration

...y tissue, spread to other parts of the body, and form new colonies of cancer cells. At Mayo Clinic, researchers have produced one of the rare earth materials in nano size and established non-toxicity of the material for human applications. Additionally they have shown the material induces endothel...

Elsevier Announces Winners of 3rd Annual Scopus Young Indian Scientist Award

... eleven disciplines included - Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, earth Sciences, Engineering, Library and Information Sciences, Mathematics, Medic...B V S Reddy, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad - earth Sciences - Dr. Govindasamy Bala, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalo...

Sustainable Oils Names Scott Johnson as General Manager, Expands Management Team for Camelina Research and Production

..., a renewable energy bioscience company, and Green earth Fuels, a vertically integrated biodiesel energy co... at http://www.targetedgrowth.com . About Green earth Fuels Green earth Fuels is a global, vertically integrated biodiesel...

SAFC Hitech(TM) Expands Electronic Materials Portfolio With the Introduction of Scintillation Crystal Growth Halides

...et these changing conditions. SAFC Hitech's portfolio includes several rare earth and alkali earth halides specifically designed to tackle these challenges a...inued, saying, "Looking ahead, we anticipate an increase in demand for rare earth halides as the technology for crystal growth continues to improve. For exam...

Sustainable Oils Receives Regulatory Approval for Feeding Camelina Meal in Livestock Diets

..., a renewable energy bioscience company, and Green earth Fuels, a vertically integrated biodiesel energy co... at http://www.targetedgrowth.com . About Green earth Fuels Green earth Fuels is a global, vertically integrated biodiesel...

NPL to create 'encyclopedia for space nanomaterials'

...ns. The NPL led consortium will help ESA to identify nanomaterials companies with potential to contribute to the future of satellite navigation and earth observation. Furthermore, it will define how these materials can add value to real space applications. High quality and thoroughly tested smart materi...

New nanotechnology centre helps turn big ideas into real products

...oducts made by Alberta companies include: lab on a chip microchips that speed medical diagnoses; nano-particle coatings to enhance the service life of earth moving machine blades; motion sensors for use in electronics; and, numerous other products that can impact the lives of Albertans. "The launch of AC...

University of Pennsylvania scientists move optical computing closer to reality

...his evidence has long been known and dismissed, since the bright spot cannot be used for superluminal, or faster-than-light communication, between the earth and the moon. The fast motion of the bright spot is simply a geometrical artifact, similar, in some ways, to the point at which the two blades of clo...

Flexible nanoantenna arrays capture abundant solar energy

... cooling devices that draw waste heat from buildings or electronics without using electricity. The nanoantennas target mid-infrared rays, which the earth continuously radiates as heat after absorbing energy from the sun during the day. In contrast, traditional solar cells can only use visible light, ren...

Microsoft scientist highlights urgent need for new computer models to address climate change

...ave made their predictions highly uncertain," Purves said. "This kind of uncertainty helps climate sceptics, who erroneously conclude that because the earth is a complex but poorly understood system, we should not change our behaviour. However, we suggest that the convergence of recently developed mathemat...

UCSB's Nakamura wins Prince of Asturias Award

...ries or research represent a significant contribution to the progress of humanity in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine, earth and Space Sciences, as well as their related technical aspects and technologies" by the Prince of Asturias Foundation. The awards will be presented on...

Sophisticated soil analysis for improved land use

... Soil variation occurs across multiple geographic scales ranging from vast climatic regions of the earth to a 50 acre farm field to the molecular world of soil nano-particles in a pinch of soil. For example, in a forest or an agricultural field, soil ...

China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Donates Medicine for Sichuan Earthquake Relief

...uan province China and toppled schools, apartment buildings and factories. Thousands of people were killed or trapped in mounds of concrete, steel and earth in the country's worst quake in three decades. China Pharma quickly reacted to the tragedy and made a donation of medicines to the earthquake-hit area...

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Opens Two Warm, Supportive Patient Centers: Carol Ann Read Breast Health Center and Family Resource Center

...Alta Bates Summit healthcare providers. Both centers utilize soothing interior treatments to comfort all who enter, including the warm brown and green earth tones of the Family Resource Center. The Breast Health Center's circular foyer has up-lighted recesses lined with mosaic blue and green glass tiles ...

Nanoscience will change the way we think about the world

...d in soils and their intriguing properties provide earth scientists with another dimension in which to unde... Science, Nanominerals, Mineral Nanoparticles, and earth Chemistry. The way minerals influence earth is more complex than previously thought. Physical,...

NASA MidSTAR-1 successful technologies may be revolutionary

...re developed for NASA missions, such as cabin air monitoring for a crew exploration vehicle, in-flight fuel leak detection, planetary exploration, and earth science observation. This experiment proved that the nanosensors is robust that can undergo the vigorous launch process and can work in the space envi...
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