Archive: 05/08/2012

Thousands of fish die as US streams heat up

(AP) — Thousands of fish are dying in the central U.S. as the hot, dry summer dries up rivers and causes water temperatures to climb in some spots to nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius).

dateAug 05, 2012 in Ecology
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ARM asks Khronos for OpenCL nod for Midgard GPU

( -- ARM wastes no time taking every opportunity to prove its reputation as "GPU computing" kingpins. GPU computing is seen as having a bright future, where the computational performance of the GPU, which was historically ...

dateAug 05, 2012 in Hardware report
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New technology eliminates plant toxins

Plants produce toxins to defend themselves against potential enemies, from herbivorous pests to diseases. Oilseed rape plants produce glucosinolates to serve this purpose. However, due to the content of glucosinolates, farmers ...

dateAug 05, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Explore a room with a Mars view

( -- On the evening of Sunday, Aug. 5, the focal point of Martian activity here on Earth will be located in the Mission Support Area in Building 230 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. From this ...

dateAug 05, 2012 in Space Exploration
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