Tesla Raffle To Support Climate Advocacy Program Still Rolling

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Jessica Langerman is in Paris at this very moment, ready to exert her influence on the Paris climate change summit that begins November 30. Jessica has been pursuing sensible action on climate change for more than 3 years. She is the founder and principal strategist for Climate XChange*, a non-profit dedicated to convincing Massachusetts legislators [&hellip

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One Million Clean Cookstoves Delivered By Envirofit

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Envirofit, a for-profit social enterprise, has delivered one million clean cookstoves to customers around the world. These devices save money by decreasing annual fuel costs and they reduce exposure to household air pollution, which is a leading cause of death globally. According to the World Health Organization, in 2012 4.3 million human deaths resulted from [&hellip

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Google Will Be First Duke Energy Customer To Buy Solar Electricity

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Google has announced it will purchase renewable electricity from a 61 MW Duke Energy solar project that is under construction in North Carolina. The buy is meant to address some of the Google data center’s clean electricity demands. According to a press statement, Google will benefit from Duke Energy Carolinas’ Green Source Rider program, allowing companies [&hellip

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Cage the fly: Walk-in field cages to assess mating compatibility in pest fruit flies

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Fruit flies mating compatibility studies have been examined by an international team of researchers to assess the usefulness of walk-in field cages in studying the sexual behavior within fruit fly species complexes and recognition of taxonomically misplaced flies. In addition, they have also evaluated the relevant chemical signals during pheromone emission for species discrimination. The experimental part was conducted with the support of Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture in Seibersdorf, Austria. Their findings are published ...

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A horse's eye view: does a pony see what we see?

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Ever wonder how animals see the world? New research suggests that animals, or mammals at least, see the world the same way humans do. In a study published in the Nov. 25th issue of Biology Letters, researchers from Japan and France report that the eye view of ponies, dolphins, chimps, and humans are surprisingly similar despite having evolved in different environments.

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DNA sequences in GMOs: Largest database now publicly available

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The JRC has published a new database, JRC GMO-Amplicons, which contains more than 240 000 DNA sequences appearing in genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It will help to verify the presence of GMOs in food, feed and environment. To date, this new database is the largest and most comprehensive in this area and could be key to developing new methods for detecting GMOs in food and feed.

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Proteins better known as visual sensors play a role in the heat-seeking movement of sperm

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In their arduous journey to the egg, sperm ‘feel’ the heat of the fallopian tube and ‘taste’ the chemical signals of the ova. But a new Weizmann Institute study published in Scientific Reports shows that sperm actually make quite a bit of use of sensors that have mainly been known to belong to the visual system.

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