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Geneva: Automakers cast wary eye toward Russia

European automakers cast a wary eye toward Russia on the first day of the Geneva Auto Show on Tuesday, poised for a quick strategy rethink as the threat of sanctions hangs over the country because of its ...

Mar 04, 2014
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Missing monsoon lead to 'years without a summer'

Why do cold, rainy summers in Europe follow intense volcanic eruptions in the tropics? A research team based at the University of Bern may have found the answer: volcanic emissions in the atmosphere block ...

Feb 14, 2014
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In-orbit validation of Galileo achieved

(Phys.org) —The in-orbit validation of Galileo has been achieved: Europe now has the operational nucleus of its own satellite navigation constellation in place – the world's first civil-owned and operated ...

Feb 11, 2014
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Getting ready for near-Earth asteroids

(Phys.org) —With a mandate from the UN, ESA and other space agencies from around the world are about to establish a high-level group to help coordinate global response should a threatening asteroid ever ...

Feb 03, 2014
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Making Europe less dependent on protein import

The European Union aims to make the animal feed industry in Europe less dependent on plant protein imports from North and South America. Wageningen UR is studying the opportunities for new protein sources ...

Jan 30, 2014
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Bats bounce back in Europe

Europe's bat population recovered by more than 40 percent between 1993 and 2011 after decades of decline, according to a survey published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) on Thursday.

Jan 29, 2014
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