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Gulf of Mexico Hydrates Part of New University of Texas Study

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October 25, 2014 - When the Deepwater Horizon blew up in the Gulf of Mexico some scientists speculated that it was inadvertent contact with frozen methane that precipitated the disaster.

European Union Plans to Cut Greenhouse Gases by 40% by 2030

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October 24, 2014 - The original goal was to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by 20% from 1990 levels by the year 2020. But the

Nokia Sensing X-Prize Challenge Finalists Strut Their Stuff

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October 24, 2014 - The Nokia Sensing XChallenge has a goal to transform personal health through sensing technology. A $2.25 million purse is on the line for those organizations whether private or institutional that develop smarter digital health solutions incorporating bio-sensor technology. Sensing can be used for detection, assessment, management and treatment of disease.

Will the whole world become your digital world? And vice-versa?

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What if we made the window into a digital device called a Teleportal? What if that were a two-way network that turns the Earth into a digital room with everyone in it? What if that digital world were you-centered and you gained immense abilities? Could your life’s dreams be as close as your screens? Could we build that fully digital world now, decades before it’s expected?

Current Sun Activity May Reduce the Speed of Climate Change and Stop Humans From Going to Mars

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October 23, 2014 - Back in the 17th century our Sun went through a period in which there was an absence of sunspot activity. Known as the Maunder Minimum it lasted for 70 years.

Who Has a Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap? Guess!

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October 21, 2014 - Don't know the answer. Well it's the people who occupy the biggest building in the world, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

Testing Forecast Repeatability: Before and After Data on the Move from TechCast.org to TechCastGlobal.com

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TechCast’s recent move from its 6th generation website (www.TechCast.org) to its new 7th gen site (www.TechCastGlobal.com) offered a rare opportunity to test the repeatability of forecast data.

Ohio State University Invents All-in-One Solar Cell and Battery

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October 20, 2014 - A recent edition of the journal Nature Communications, includes an article entitled,

Why Aren't Tropical Island Nations Embracing Renewable Energy?

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October 18, 2014 - Think about it. Why would a small island nation that gets 300+ sunny days a year and fairly constant ocean winds import coal, oil, diesel or liquid natural gas to provide power to its citizens? Why would island nations of volcanic origin with active and passive geothermal capacity not be harvesting these resources rather than burning fossil fuels?

The World is On a Fast Track to Learn About Ebola

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October 17, 2014 - With the outbreak in West Africa teetering out of control, and with the first cases showing up outside of Africa, medical teams are on a fast track to understand how to contain and eradicate this deadly virus.

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