Archive: 08/14/2012

Removing hazardous substances from the air

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are carbon-based compounds, many of which are hazardous to humans' health. EU-funded researchers coordinated efforts to apply nanotechnology to the capture and sequestration ...

Aug 14, 2012
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Marine research in the Brazilian rain forest

(Phys.org) -- Until recent decades the Atlantic Rainforest covered a large area of today’s Brazil from Amazonas to present-day Argentina. In the 1970s, after years of deforestation, this rain forest ...

Aug 14, 2012
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Web 'blackout' in Malaysia to protest law

Malaysian NGOs, well-known bloggers and opposition politicians on Tuesday staged a one-day "Internet blackout" to protest a legal amendment that they say threatens free expression on the Web.

Aug 14, 2012
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Holocene warming regional

Research confirms regional — not global — climate change in New Zealand and European glaciers during the preindustrial Holocene

Aug 14, 2012
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