Archive: 7/05/2010

Deforestation failure sounds climate alarm

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australia's failure to accurately measure and predict emissions from deforestation, and the difficulty it has had in reducing deforestation, should send a warning signal to the world, according to a study ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Environment
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Envisat captures renewed volcanic activity

New eruptions from Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull volcano have produced a 1600 km-wide ash cloud over the Atlantic. The brownish plume, travelling east and then south, is clearly visible in stark contrast to white clouds framing ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Lessons from the principal's office

The majority of students (about 80%) are never sent out of class to the principal's office or it happens only once in a year and why children are referred changes as they age, according to an article in the April 2010 issue ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Slimming aid from the cell laboratory?

Love handles, muffin tops and stomach tires - white fat tissue forms the typical curves in the notorious problem areas to store energy. Exactly the opposite happens in brown fat tissue: Instead of being stored, energy gets ...

dateMay 07, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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