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Are Biofuels Worse than Gasoline for the Climate?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Years of number crunching that had seemed to corroborate the climate benefits of American biofuels were starkly challenged when a team of scientists using a new approach concluded that the climate would be better off without them. Read More
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Sexual Assault on Campus: Why College Freshmen Face Increased Risk

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http://feedproxy.google.com — All across the U.S., college freshmen are gearing up for new classes, friends and freedoms, but there's also a darker side of these changes: At many colleges, first-year students are at an increased risk of sexual assault compared with upperclassmen. Read More
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Mystery Solved: How Lyme Disease Bacteria Spread Around the Body

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Exactly how Lyme disease bacteria move inside human blood vessels to spread throughout the body has remained largely a mystery, until now. Read More
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Biofuels increase, rather than decrease, heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A new study challenges the widely held assumption that biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel are inherently carbon neutral. Read More
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An effective and low-cost solution for storing solar energy

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Solar energy can be stored by converting it into hydrogen. But current methods are too expensive and don't last long. Using commercially available solar cells and none of the usual rare metals, researchers have now designed a device that outperforms in stability, efficiency and cost. Read More
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Underground radar used to locate post-Katrina damage

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — An innovative underground radar technology is helping the City of Slidell in south Louisiana to identify and document underground infrastructure damage that had gone undetected in the months and years following Hurricane Katrina. Read More
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How Elephant Seals Are Helping Scientists Study Climate Change

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http://www.enn.com — A group of southern elephant seals is helping scientists monitorhow climate change is impacting Antarctica by tracking water temperature, depth, and salinity as they swim and dive around the frozen continent.  Read More
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Lost WWII Ships Explored in Underwater Expedition

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Researchers are exploring the wreck of the SS Bluefield and the German U-boat that sank it. Read More
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Nicer Up North: Canadians Top Americans in Altruism

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The rumors are true: Canadians are nicer than Americans are, at least if returning lost letters is any indicator of niceness, new research finds. Read More
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How Do EpiPens Work?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The price of lifesaving EpiPens have increased drastically — how do EpiPens work in the body? Read More
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Found! Potentially Earth-Like Planet at Proxima Centauri Is Closest Ever

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized alien world around the star Proxima Centauri, which lies just 4.2 light-years from our own solar system. Read More
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