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Idle hands: New and improved idlebox tool to aid in reduction of idling

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — IdleBox, an electronic education and outreach toolkit aimed at promoting idling reduction across the country, has now been relauned. The new IdleBox is now available to anyone seeking an authoritative resource on idling reduction. Read More
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Rainforest greener during 'dry' season

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — At 2.7 million square miles, the Amazon Jungle is the world's largest rainforest. Researchers now believe the rainforest has different levels of photosynthesis, with more during the dry season. They report that more extreme droughts due to climate change could negatively affect the rainforest's ability to sequester carbon through photosynthesis. Read More
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Eating After Workouts: The Science of Timing Meals and Exercise

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Timing workouts between meals is a productive tactic: Muscles are primed to refuel their glycogen stores immediately after a workout. Read More
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10 Mysterious Deaths and Disappearances That Still Puzzle Historians

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http://feedproxy.google.com — From the disappearance of a "Baroness" in the Galapagos Islands to the poisoning of a scientist at the South Pole, here are 10 mysterious deaths and disappearances that still puzzle historians. Read More
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Earthquake-resilient pipeline could shake up future for aging infrastructure on west coast

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A new earthquake-resilient pipeline has been designed to better protect southern California’s water utility network from natural disasters. The test mimicked a fault rupture that can occur during an earthquake when global plates begin to slip past each other, causing the ground to shift and deform. Read More
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Ancient temples in the Himalaya reveal signs of past earthquakes

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Tilted pillars, cracked steps, and sliding stone canopies in a number of 7th-century A.D. temples in northwest India are among the telltale signs that seismologists are using to reconstruct the extent of some of the region's larger historic earthquakes. Read More
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Warnings of imminent extinction crisis for largest wild animal species

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A team of conservation biologists is calling for a worldwide strategy to prevent the unthinkable: the extinction of the world's largest mammal species. Read More
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First evidence of ocean acidification's impact on reproductive behavior in wild fish

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Ocean acidification could have a dramatic impact on the reproductive behaviour of fish, a new international study shows. Read More
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Changing Arctic Tundra Could Radically Alter Shorebird Breeding Grounds

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http://www.enn.com — A new study projects that global warming could dramatically affect the tundra breeding habitat of 24 shorebird species, with 66 percent to 83 percent losing most of their suitable nesting territories. Researchers modeled breeding conditions for these migratory shorebird species — some of which travel more than 10,000 miles from Antarctica or southern South America to breed in the Arctic — and Read More
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A research project coordinated by UC3M helps reduce the cost of parallel computing

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http://www.enn.com — Heterogeneous parallel computing combines various processing elements with different characteristics that share a single memory system. Normally multiple cores (like the 'multicores' in some smart phones or personal computers) are combined with graphic cards and other components to process large quantities of data."We hope to help transform code so that it can be run in heterogeneous para Read More
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Most of World's Biggest Beasts Could Be Extinct by 2100

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Most of the world's large creatures could face extinction by 2100 if drastic conservation measures aren't taken, conservationists say. Read More
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