Archive: 16/09/2010

Pacific chills with growing La Nina

(PhysOrg.com) -- The tropical Pacific Ocean has transitioned from last winter's El Nino conditions to a cool La Nina, as shown by new data about sea surface heights, collected by the U.S-French Ocean Surface Topography Mission ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Cyborgs needed to save species

As the growing global population continues to increase the burden on the Earth’s natural resources, some historians and scientists think humans should prepare to colonize space. The problem is, we may have to alter human ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Technology to screen for synbio abuses lags

Amid growing concern that synthetic life sciences pose biosecurity and biosafety risks, scrutiny is increasing into the burgeoning DNA sequence trade. Research published today in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists looks ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Biotechnology
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