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March 20, 2015
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Wasserkrise wird zur globalen Bedrohung

WWF: Zerstörung von Wasser-Vorkommen gefährdet Umwelt, Menschen und Wirtschaft / São Paulo trocknet aus: Größtes Wasserreservoir nur noch zu 14 % gefüllt Berlin – Zum Weltwassertag am 22. März warnt die Naturschutzorganisation WWF, dass sich die globale Wasserkrise zu einer … Continue reading

October 14, 2014
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Neue Vorhersage-Methode: Extreme Fluten in den Anden

Fluten nach extremen Regenfällen in den Anden können durch eine neue Methode jetzt besser vorhergesagt werden. In den letzten Jahrzehnten sind diese Ereignisse durch den Klimawandel stärker und häufiger geworden. Die Untersuchung komplexer Netzwerke in Satelliten-Wetterdaten ermöglicht nun erstmals den … Continue reading

September 19, 2014
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Tanzen für den Klimaschutz

Mit der Silent Climate Parade schließt sich Berlin dem weltgrößten Klimaschutzaktionstag vor dem UN Sondergipfel an Diesen Sonntag kommen Menschen weltweit zum größten Klimaschutzaktionstag zusammen, den es je gegeben hat. Mehr als 1.400 Organisationen mit Millionen von Mitgliedern rufen zur … Continue reading

June 6, 2014
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Our own treacherous immune genes can cause cancer after viral infection

HPV (human papillomavirus) infection is widely known to induce cancer. Many of the mutations that cause this virally-induced cancer are caused by a family of genes that normally combats viral infections, finds new UCL research. This raises the possibility of … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
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NASA’s Galex Reveals the Largest-Known Spiral Galaxy

PASADENA, Calif. — The spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 has ranked among the biggest stellar systems for decades. Now a team of astronomers from the United States, Chile and Brazil has crowned it the largest known spiral, based on … Continue reading

June 12, 2012
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A Career of Thriving on ‘Impossible Projects’ – Including Kinect for Xbox 360

Alex Kipman, leader behind Kinect, on making technology ‘disappear.’ REDMOND, Wash. – June 12, 2012 – In June 2010, Alex Kipman sat in Los Angeles’ Galen Center as Cirque de Soleil performers helped introduce the world to Kinect. Acrobats, musicians … Continue reading

February 22, 2011
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Users Worldwide Can Now Unite in Online Study Groups for Open Yale Courses

Open Yale Courses, which will be releasing another set of undergraduate courses this spring, has added a new dimension to its offering by engaging in a social networking pilot project with the website OpenStudy. OpenStudy is designed to connect users … Continue reading