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Fracking push blinding government to greener energy, say campaigners

Fracking push blinding government to greener energy, say campaigners | Life Science | Scoop.it
Exploiting the potential of biogas from waste instead of fracking could create tens of thousands of jobs, proponents say
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Alcohol dependence and bulimia may share common genetic risk factors - Fox News

Alcohol dependence and bulimia may share common genetic risk factors - Fox News | Life Science | Scoop.it
Alcohol dependence and bulimia may share common genetic risk factors Fox News In a study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, researchers found that common genetic factors may underlie both alcoholism and specific symptoms of...
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New Pesticide Labels Will Better Protect Bees and Other Pollinators - Environmental Expert (press release)

New Pesticide Labels Will Better Protect Bees and Other Pollinators - Environmental Expert (press release) | Life Science | Scoop.it
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New Pesticide Labels Will Better Protect Bees and Other Pollinators
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WASHINGTON -- In an ongoing effort to protect bees and other pollinators, the U.S.
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Anti-fracking campaigners shut down Cuadrilla HQ | Environment ...

Anti-fracking campaigners shut down Cuadrilla HQ | Environment ... | Life Science | Scoop.it
Activists target energy company's headquarters and its PR firm Bell Pottinger in protest at plans to drill for shale gas.
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Pesticides, food price rises, and national honey bee day - The Guardian

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Stories about the declining bee population and its effects on the environment trickle through the news cycle nearly every day.
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Sustainable Aquatic's new “Frostbite” Designer Ocellaris Clownfish ...

Sustainable Aquatic's new “Frostbite” Designer Ocellaris Clownfish ... | Life Science | Scoop.it
What's particularly interesting is that this may be the first truly “double mutation” non-hybrid designer clownfish on the market, consisting of both Snowflake and Wyoming White genetics in a pure A. ocellaris context.
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Trial aims to advance prenatal diagnosis of genetic defects - Medical Xpress

Trial aims to advance prenatal diagnosis of genetic defects - Medical Xpress | Life Science | Scoop.it
Trial aims to advance prenatal diagnosis of genetic defects Medical Xpress Reproductive genetics researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) are leading a multicenter prospective clinical study investigating the effects of chromosomal...
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Plastic Solar Cells' New Design Promises Bright Future ...

Plastic Solar Cells' New Design Promises Bright Future ... | Life Science | Scoop.it
Among the various photovoltaic technologies, polymer (plastic) solar cells offer unique attractions and opportunities. These solar cells contain Earth-abundant and environmentally benign materials, can be made flexible and ...
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Study reveals how SARS virus hijacks host cells

UC Irvine infectious disease researchers have uncovered components of the SARS coronavirus – which triggered a major outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in 2002-03 – that allow it to take over host cells in order to replicate.
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The Global Challenges of Noncommunicable Diseases: A PLOS Medicine ... - PLoS Blogs (blog)

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Comments sought on updated air quality standards | August 2013 ...

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) also is seeking comments about incorporating the updated standards in Washington's federally required State Implementation Plan. The plan details how the state protects ...
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Does genetics explain height differences among Indians? - The Hindu

Does genetics explain height differences among Indians? - The Hindu | Life Science | Scoop.it
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Recent research has shown that there is a clear correlation between state domestic product and average height.
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Researchers develop self-healing solar cells - Mother Nature Network

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Researchers develop self-healing solar cells
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Dye-sensitized solar cells, or DSSCs, use a number of cost-effective, readily abundant materials for their base — from plastic to ceramics to metal or glass.
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Life in Antarctica Relies on Shrinking Supply of Krill

Life in Antarctica Relies on Shrinking Supply of Krill | Life Science | Scoop.it
A journey to the Antarctic island of South Georgia reveals the surprisingly important lives of krill.
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How coral reefs use symbiosis - by Jose Juan Gutierrez - Helium

How coral reefs use symbiosis - by Jose Juan Gutierrez - Helium | Life Science | Scoop.it
Coral reefs are amongst the most diverse ecosystems in the world.
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Eating sunlight: Algaculture suit proposes symbiotic bond between humans and ... - Treehugger

Eating sunlight: Algaculture suit proposes symbiotic bond between humans and ... - Treehugger | Life Science | Scoop.it
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Eating sunlight: Algaculture suit proposes symbiotic bond between humans and ...
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Imagine being able to eat sunlight, much like plants.
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Carbon Pollution, Climate Policy, and the Built Environment ...

Carbon Pollution, Climate Policy, and the Built Environment ... | Life Science | Scoop.it
As part of the Carbon Pollution, Climate Policy, and the Built Environment blog series, this entry focuses on the U.S. transportation sector, the second largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S.
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Scientists transform non-beating human cells into heart-muscle cells

In the aftermath of a heart attack, cells within the region most affected shut down. They stop beating. And they become entombed in scar tissue.
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Ecology a la Carte - Edible Geography

Ecology a la Carte - Edible Geography | Life Science | Scoop.it
Hot on the heels of my menu donation to the New York Public Library comes this intriguing news story about a team of ecologists using Hawaiian restaurant menus to reconstruct long-term changes in local marine populations.
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Art & Marine Biology At Aquarium of the Pacific - Long Beach Post

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Art & Marine Biology At Aquarium of the Pacific
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Celebrated marine biologist, oceanographer and inventor Dr.
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A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water | Environment | theguardian.com

A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water | Environment | theguardian.com | Life Science | Scoop.it
Fracking boom sucks away precious water from beneath the ground, leaving cattle dead, farms bone-dry and people thirsty.
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Farmers have to rely on biology - Agri News

Farmers have to rely on biology
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The soil biology will have fungi, earthworms and bacteria. The biology is doing the work for you, she said. Nutrient cycling and nutrient retention are going on.
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