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Chemistry - Environment - 23.03.2010
£1.4 million to make car fuel from thin air
£1.4 million to make car fuel from thin air
The researchers hope the porous materials will be used to line factory chimneys to take carbon dioxide pollutants from the air, reducing the effects of climate change.

Environment - History / Archeology - 23.03.2010
Cambridge strides on the Silk Road
Cambridge strides on the Silk Road
The Cambridge Central Asia Forum and Kazakhstan Society invited people from across the city and UK to mark the coming of spring over the weekend by celebrating Navroz, a traditional ancient Iranian festival marking the Persian New Year.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.03.2010
Expert: World has underestimated climate-change effects
The world's policymakers have underestimated the potential dangerous impacts that man-made climate change will have on society, said Charles H. Greene, Cornell professor of earth and atmospheric sciences. As one of the authors of "A Very Inconvenient Truth," published in the peer-reviewed journal Oceanography (March 2010), Greene said that he and his co-authors conclude that the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2007 4th assessment report underestimates the potential dangerous effects that man-made climate change will have on society.

Business / Economics - Environment - 19.03.2010
Innovative ideas shortlisted for New Enterprise Competition
Innovative ideas shortlisted for New Enterprise Competition
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Environment - Civil Engineering - 19.03.2010
Researchers to study poverty and climate change in Bangladesh
Researchers at The University of Manchester's School of Environment and Development have been awarded £500,000 to study poverty and climate change in Bangladesh.

Life Sciences - Environment - 18.03.2010
Freiburg welcomes historic plant meeting
Largest European Congress for Plant Science to be held at the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2012 Freiburg, 18.03.2010 Plants in the Focus of the Green City Freiburg.

Environment - 18.03.2010
They will take the Swedish record from Chalmers
In 2006, the KTH vehicle Agilis participated in a European competition called the Shell Eco Marathon and drove 500 km on one litre of petrol.

Environment - Mechanical Engineering - 17.03.2010
UCL student envisages office of the future
UCL student envisages office of the future
That's the intriguing question at the heart of a research project investigating whether everyday workplace activities carried out by human beings could be harnessed and converted into useful electrical energy.

Environment - Business / Economics - 16.03.2010
New partnership with Sainsbury’s to help reduce its carbon footprint
New partnership with Sainsbury’s to help reduce its carbon footprint
New partnership with Sainsbury?s to help reduce its carbon footprint Innovative research and engineering solutions for making the consumer retail sector more energy-efficient - %0A " Wednesday 17 Mar

Environment - 16.03.2010
Gravel beach research will ensure sustainable coastal defence
The University of Plymouth has secured a £500,000 research grant to look at the threats posed to the UK's gravel beaches as a result of storm damage and rising sea levels.

Environment - 16.03.2010
Gravel beach research will ensure sustainable coastal defence
The University of Plymouth has secured a £500,000 research grant to look at the threats posed to the UK's gravel beaches as a result of storm damage and rising sea levels.

Environment - Business / Economics - 15.03.2010
Mayor Villaraigosa announces L.A. solar energy incentive plan based on UCLA Luskin research
J.R. DeShazo, the director UCLA's Luskin Center for Innovation, has long studied how governments can promote and help implement environmentally friendly energy policies.

Environment - 14.03.2010
Shakespeare's 'lost play' finally published
Shakespeare’s ’lost play’ finally published
PA 48/10 A literary detective from The University of Nottingham who claims to have found evidence of a ‘lost play' by Shakespeare has won the backing of the acclaimed Shakespeare publishers, Arden, with the publication of his new book, Double Falsehood, or the Distressed Lovers. Professor Brean Hammond has spent the past 10 years researching the origins of the play, Double Falsehood, by an 18th century scholar, Lewis Theobald, who claimed it was a re-working of an original play by the Bard himself.

Environment - 14.03.2010

Environment - Business / Economics - 12.03.2010
How to Manage California’s Alternative Energy Grid When the Sun Doesn t Shine
Southern California receives the most intense average daily intensity of solar irradiation (red), while extreme northwestern California (blue) receives about half as much.

Health - Environment - 12.03.2010
Reindeer stop the clock to cope with polar days and nights
Reindeer have 'switched off' their body clocks in order to survive the extreme Arctic seasons of polar day, when the sun stays up all day, and polar night, when the sun does not rise above the horizon at all, scientists have discovered.

Art and Design - Environment - 12.03.2010
Record player of great help for rehabilitation
Record player of great help for rehabilitation
The record player has been used in a creative manner for the creation of music for at least 40 years.

Business / Economics - Environment - 11.03.2010
Capital of Culture transforms perceptions of Liverpool, researchers find
Capital of Culture transforms perceptions of Liverpool, researchers find
Liverpool, UK - 12 March 2010: University researchers have found that Liverpool's historic stereotypical image, often associated with social deprivation, has been replaced by a renewed emphasis on th

Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.03.2010
Fidel Castro‘s Legacy Brought Hope for Cuba. Now What’
Reactions to Fidel Castro's death at age 90 strike a depressingly familiar tone. Some celebrate while others mourn.

Business / Economics - Environment - 09.03.2010
'Software bloat' to cause environmental timebomb, academics warn
’Software bloat’ to cause environmental timebomb, academics warn
PA 49/10 Relentless pressure on computer users to upgrade their software could see almost 2.5 billion PCs needlessly junked by 2013, academics have warned.

Computer Science / Telecom - Environment - 09.03.2010
Software Sustainability Institute funding announced
A leading facility which examines the use and development of research software has received a £4.2 million grant from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Led by EPCC at

Earth Sciences - Environment - 08.03.2010
Engineers deployed to Chile to study earthquake's impacts
BERKELEY — Engineers from the University of California, Berkeley, are traveling to Chile to help coordinate U.S. reconnaissance efforts to document the effects of the massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the region on Feb.

Chemistry - Environment - 08.03.2010
Adaptable, New Building is Catalyst for Discovery
Adaptable, New Building is Catalyst for Discovery
To facilitate the ever-evolving advancements in the chemical field today, the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is opening the new Warren and Katharine Schlinger Laboratory for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Environment - Social Sciences - 04.03.2010
The future of cities
The future of cities
The Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities has announced that six successful projects will each receive up to £50,000 seed money to develop interdisciplinary research into the shaping of the future of cities globally.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 04.03.2010
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel
Asteroid killed off the dinosaurs, says international scientific panel The Cretaceous?Tertiary mass extinction was caused by an asteroid colliding with Earth Under Strict Embargo 19.00 GMT/14:

Chemistry - Environment - 04.03.2010
For California vintners, it’s not easy being green
"Green" labels do not pack the same wallop for California wines that they do for low-energy appliances, organically grown produce and other environmentally friendly products, but it's not because there's anything wrong with the wine, a new UCLA-led study has found.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 03.03.2010
Habitat corridors maintain biodiversity and healthy ecosystems in fragmented landscapes
Preserving habitat corridors, thin strips of remnant habitat linking disconnected areas of natural habitat, to create habitat networks is a promising conservation strategy that can sustain biodiversity and ecosystem processes, according to a new McGill University-led study.

Business / Economics - Environment - 03.03.2010

Environment - Event - 02.03.2010

Environment - 02.03.2010
Campus ride-sharing goes online and interactive
The free web-based ride-sharing service went live at Berkeley on Friday, and by Tuesday nine people were looking for passengers or drivers for commutes or trips from as far away as Daly City and Vallejo.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 02.03.2010
Seeing the hidden services of nature
Following an intense study of agricultural ecosystems near Montreal, a new tool that enables the simultaneous analysis and management of a wide range of ecological services has been developed by Ciar

Environment - Social Sciences - 02.03.2010
Global Environment Index Downgrades U.S. and China
The United States, China and other major industrial economies have dropped in an international scoreboard that ranks nations on their management of pollution and natural resources, while Iceland pushed Switzerland from the number one spot.

Health - Environment - 02.03.2010
Use of Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Associated With Increased Asthma Symptoms in Children
First Study to Demonstrate Association between Asthma and Acetaminophen is Linked to Gene Involved in Detoxification of Foreign Substances February 4, 2010 - Children who were exposed to acetaminophe

Environment - Health - 02.03.2010
El NiƱo and a Pathogen Killed Costa Rican Toad, Study Finds
San Francisco - Columbia University Scientists broadly agree that global warming may threaten the survival of many plant and animal species; but global warming did not kill the Monteverde golden toad, an often cited example of climate-triggered extinction, says a new study.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 02.03.2010
Lean can inhibit creativity
Lean can inhibit creativity
Through Lean, companies become good at streamlining their work processes. But be careful not to optimise the creativity process and of starving the organisation.

Environment - History / Archeology - 01.03.2010

Environment - Health - 01.03.2010
El NiƱo and a Pathogen Killed Costa Rican Toad, Study Finds
Scientists broadly agree that global warming may threaten the survival of many plant and animal species; but global warming did not kill the Monteverde golden toad, an often cited example of climate-triggered extinction, says a new study.

Environment - Administration - 28.02.2010
University to host Defra minister for `question time` on the marine environment
The University of Plymouth is to host Defra Minister for the Marine Environment, Huw Irranca-Davies, on behalf of the South West for a special 'question time' on the topic of the marine environment.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 25.02.2010
UCL professor: We need rethink of land management
UCL professor: We need rethink of land management
The country needs a radical rethink of its approach to managing land and land use, according to a major report co-authored by a UCL professor.

Environment - 25.02.2010
Ancient hurricanes may have caused and sustained warmer climate conditions
When ocean mixing from hurricanes is included in an early Pliocene global climate model simulation, the number and intensity of hurricanes increases, as well as the warm pool in the Pacific Ocean.

Environment - Business / Economics - 25.02.2010
Cultural differences slow down building projects
Cultural differences slow down building projects
Problems are concealed and decision-making takes longer. This is how some significant differences appear between Russian and Swedish project culture in the construction sector.

Environment - 24.02.2010

Environment - Law - 24.02.2010
Former White House adviser Van Jones appointed visiting fellow
Van Jones, former adviser at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, has been appointed distinguished visiting fellow in the Center for African American Studies and in the Program in Scienc

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.02.2010
Jinman takes pole position with help from University of Plymouth
Explorer Antony Jinman sets off on an epic journey to the North Pole today (Wednesday) with the help of a major sponsorship deal from the University of Plymouth. Antony is part of an expedition that will walk 480 miles from Cape Discovery to the North Pole over the next 10 weeks. As well as collecting samples to return to the School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Science, Antony will be posting a daily blog to enable people to track the expedition and ask him questions.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 23.02.2010
Jinman takes pole position with help from University of Plymouth
Explorer Antony Jinman sets off on an epic journey to the North Pole today (Wednesday) with the help of a major sponsorship deal from the University of Plymouth. Antony is part of an expedition that will walk 480 miles from Cape Discovery to the North Pole over the next 10 weeks. As well as collecting samples to return to the School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Science, Antony will be posting a daily blog to enable people to track the expedition and ask him questions.

Linguistics / Literature - Environment - 23.02.2010
Symposium to explore black nature writers
Symposium to explore black nature writers
BERKELEY — Think of American nature writers, and African American authors probably don't spring to mind.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 23.02.2010
KTH beat MIT and Stanford
KTH beat MIT and Stanford
Roy Andersson (on-site coach), Ulf Lundström, Lukį? Polį?ek, Chen Xing, Fredrik Niemelä (coach) and Bill Poucher (ICPC executive director).

Veterinary Science - Environment - 22.02.2010
?Pompeii-like? excavations tell us more about Toba super-eruption
?Pompeii-like? excavations tell us more about Toba super-eruption
Newly discovered archaeological sites in southern and northern India have revealed how people lived before and after the colossal Toba volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago.

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