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Storms, drought overshadow UN climate talks

World climate change negotiators faced warnings Thursday that a string of extreme weather events around the globe show urgent action on emission cuts is needed as they opened new talks in Bangkok.

dateAug 31, 2012 in Environment
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Indecisive quanta

(Phys.org)—In ytterbium nickel phosphide there is a quantum critical point between the ferromagnetic and non-magnetic states that was previously not thought possible.

dateFeb 27, 2013 in General Physics
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Extreme work clothes for the Artic

Roughnecks working on oil and gas installations in the Arctic need clothes that monitor the health. Research scientists at SINTEF are developing a jacket with built-in sensors. It will monitor both body t ...

dateMar 11, 2013 in Engineering
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Future holds more extreme weather

(AP) -- For a world already weary of weather catastrophes, the latest warning from top climate scientists paints a grim future: More floods, more heat waves, more droughts and greater costs to deal with them.

dateNov 01, 2011 in Environment
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New study predicts extreme climate in Eastern US

From extreme drought to super storms, many wonder what the future holds for the climate of the eastern United States. A study conducted by researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, does away with the guessing.

dateDec 17, 2012 in Environment
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World's smallest droplet

(Phys.org) —Physicists may have created the smallest drops of liquid ever made in the lab. That possibility has been raised by the results of a recent experiment conducted by Vanderbilt physicist Julia Velkovska and her ...

dateMay 17, 2013 in General Physics
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