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Maximising Home Delivery research project begins

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Tim Schwanen and Christian Brand are attending the kick-off meeting in Cambridge of the new 18-month Maximising Home Delivery research project that aims to maximize the environmental benefits of home delivery, have a big impact on improving city logistics and maximize the commercial and CSR benefits to participating companies. The project is now investigating, developing and optimizing individual Read More
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The Smart Handpump comes to SoGE

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — A 7m deep borehole for a forthcoming Smart Handpump has been drilled outside the School of Geography and the Environment. The handpump will enable SoGE researchers to refine the technology they use to pro-actively monitor the condition of handpumps in the field, thereby helping to ensure that millions of people have access to a reliable water source. 26/05/16 26 May 2016 - read more + Read More
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Highest-Altitude Prehistoric Rock Art Revealed

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Rock art at the highest altitude ever discovered is on a plateau in the southern French Alps. Read More
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Brightest X-Ray Laser 'Blows Up' Water Droplets In Stunning Video

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has used the worlds brightest x-ray laser to vaporize liquid and captured it all on video. Read More
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'Suggestive evidence' for link between air pollution, heightened stillbirth risk

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — There is 'suggestive evidence' for a link between air pollution and a heightened risk of stillbirth, indicates a summary of the available data recently released. Read More
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Clouds provide clue to better climate predictions

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A research group from the CERN Cloud experiment has uncovered the processes behind the formation and evolution of small atmospheric particles free from the influence of pollution. Their findings are key to creating accurate models to understand and predict global climate change. Read More
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Scientists explain the art of creating digital hurricanes

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — A team of scientists spends its days incorporating millions of atmospheric observations, sophisticated graphic tools and lines of computer code to create computer models simulating the weather and climate conditions responsible for hurricanes. Read More
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Small offshore oil spills put seabirds at risk

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Seabirds exposed to even a dime-sized amount of oil can die of hypothermia in cold-water regions, but despite repeated requests by Environment Canada, offshore oil operators are failing when it comes to self-monitoring of small oil spills, says new research. Chronic pollution from many small oil spills may have greater population-level impacts on seabirds than a single large spill, suggest resear Read More
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Researchers identify critical factors that determine drought vulnerability of wheat, maize

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https://www.sciencedaily.com — Researchers have identified critical information about the environmental variables and agronomic factors that determine the vulnerability of maize and wheat production to drought. Read More
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Extremely Large Telescope Could Unlock Secrets Of Alien Planets - How It Works | Video

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http://feedproxy.google.com — With imagery that has the potential to be 15 percent sharper than the Hubble Space Telescope, the behemoth telescope will give humanity the ability to see and understand far more of our Universe. Read More
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Why Some Flies Have Mega Sperm

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Some teensy fruit flies produce sperm more than 2 inches (5 centimeters) long. Read More
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