Archive: 3/05/2010

CO2 effects on plants increases global warming

Trees and other plants help keep the planet cool, but rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are turning down this global air conditioner. According to a new study by researchers at the Carnegie Institution for ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Rapid analysis of DNA damage now possible

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our DNA is under constant attack from many sources: Radiation, ultraviolet light, and contaminants in our food and in our environment can all wreak havoc on our genetic material, potentially leading to cancer ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Bald eagle diet shift enhances conservation

An unprecedented study of bald eagle diet, from about 20,000 to 30,000 years ago to the present, will provide wildlife managers with unique information for reintroducing Bald Eagles to the Channel Islands off California. ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Ecology
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UN: No comprehensive climate deal this year

(AP) -- Outgoing U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer shot down expectations of a climate treaty this year, saying Monday that a major U.N. conference in December would yield only a "first answer" on curbing greenhouse gases.

dateMay 03, 2010 in Environment
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