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September 5, 2012
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Human Impact Felt on Black Sea Long Before Industrial Era

When WHOI geologist Liviu Giosan first reconstructed the history of how the Danube River built its delta, he was presented with a puzzle. In the delta’s early stages of development, the river deposited its sediment within a protected bay. As … Continue reading

January 13, 2012
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At 10-Year Milestone, Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Initiative More Important than Ever

*Industry collaboration critical to helping businesses, governments and citizens realize safer computing experiences.* REDMOND, Wash. – Ten years ago this week, during a time when security problems were threatening trust in software products, Bill Gates sent an email to all … Continue reading

August 27, 2011
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Thawing Permafrost Could Release Vast Amounts of Carbon and Accelerate Climate Change by the end of this Century

*New computer modeling study, led by a Berkeley Lab scientist, could help revise understanding of permafrost’s role in global warming* Billions of tons of carbon trapped in high-latitude permafrost may be released into the atmosphere by the end of this … Continue reading

July 10, 2011
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Evaluation of Climate Policy Rocketing But in an Undeveloped and Unsystematic Way

*New research led by the University of East Anglia and the VU University Amsterdam shines new light on the little studied but politically vital practices of climate policy evaluation in Europe.* Published in the international journal Policy Sciences, a meta-analysis … Continue reading

July 7, 2011
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Mastering Disaster: Students Create Software to Save Lives

*At the Imagine Cup 2011 Worldwide Finals, dozens of student teams showcase software projects that in some cases are already improving disaster relief efforts.* REDMOND, Wash. – July 7, 2011 – When floodwaters swept across northern Thailand last fall, Kriangkrai … Continue reading

October 12, 2010
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Population Change: Another Influence on Climate Change

*Changes in population, including aging and urbanization, could affect global carbon dioxide emissions* Changes in the human population, including aging and urbanization, could significantly affect global emissions of carbon dioxide over the next 40 years, according to research results published this … Continue reading

July 7, 2010
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IBM and European Union Join to Develop New Collaborative e-Business Model Extending Open Source and Cloud Technologies

*Aims for 40% cost reductions in the design, deployment and management of e-service blends*   HAIFA, Israel – 07 Jul: IBM today announced, in collaboration with the European Union, industry and academia, the launch of a research consortium which aims … Continue reading