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August 16, 2017
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The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to Integrate Global Flight Tracking Data from FlightAware

Flight Tracking Enhancements to Help Improve Situational Awareness And Enable Critical Decision-Making For Airline Operators ANDOVER, MA – 16 Aug 2017: The Weather Company, an IBM Business (NYSE: IBM) announced today that it is enhancing its global flight operations solution … Continue reading

July 5, 2017
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Hydraulic fracturing vs. Global Anti-Fracking Movement

First let’s get to understand what fracking is: According to Environmental Protection Agency, hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, produces fractures in the rock formation that stimulate the flow of natural gas or oil, increasing the volumes that can be … Continue reading

December 7, 2015
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Dirty, Crusty Meals Fit for (Long-Dormant) Microbes

In deserts and other arid lands, microbes often form very thin top layers on soil known as biocrusts, which behave a bit like Rip Van Winkle. He removed himself from a stressful environment by sleeping for decades, and awoke to … Continue reading

May 22, 2014
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Global Platinum-Group Resources Estimated at More than 150K Metric Tons

The first-ever inventory and geological assessment of known and undiscovered platinum-group element (PGE) resources estimates that more than 150,000 metric tons of PGEs may exist in the two southern African countries that produce most of the global supply of these … Continue reading

November 3, 2012
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NASA Maps How Nutrients Affect Plant Productivity

PASADENA, Calif. – A new analysis led by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., has estimated how much the growth of plants worldwide is limited by the amount of nutrients available in their soil. The maps produced from the research … Continue reading

October 4, 2012
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Sticky Paper Offers Cheap, Easy Solution for Paper-Based Diagnostics

A current focus in global health research is to make medical tests that are not just cheap, but virtually free. One such strategy is to start with paper – one of humanity’s oldest technologies – and build a device like … Continue reading

September 21, 2012
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IBM and Broadridge Study Reveals Financial Markets Firms Challenged to Deliver Innovation and Efficiency

Only 1 in 5 firms excels at supporting new regulation and responding rapidly to client demands Leading firms are rethinking their operations, forming external partnerships NEW YORK, N.Y. – 21 Sep 2012: A new report released by IBM in collaboration … Continue reading

September 12, 2012
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Wind Power’s Potential

UD-Stanford team calculates maximum global energy potential from wind Wind turbines could power half the world’s future energy demands with minimal environmental impact, according to new research published by University of Delaware and Stanford University scientists in the Proceedings of … Continue reading