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Herschel:Herschel Status Report - June 2013

ESA - 52 min 19 sec ago
Report for period 3 June to 1 July 2013 On 17 June 2013 Herschel operations were concluded, following the last manoeuvre to deplete the spacecraft's fuel and the final passivation of the spacecraft. Herschel has been switched off and is in its final heliocentric orbit. The mission is now in its post-operations phase.
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Social media sites that pay you for posting

CBS - 54 min 30 sec ago
Two new social networks offer money for the most popular posts -- but don't quit your day job just yet
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Geologist: worldwide seismic uptick responsible for Oklahoma earthquake swarm

geology topix - 56 min 17 sec ago

A geologist representing the oil and gas industry says his business is not to blame for the uptick in Oklahoma quakes.

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Oil Company Geologist Discusses Oklahoma Earthquakes

geology topix - 56 min 18 sec ago

While earthquakes jolt Oklahoma, even this morning, one question still lingers... Why? In hopes for an answer, one Oklahoma oil company is now showcasing its findings.

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Yum cuts ties to owner of China meat plant after scandal

Reuters - 1 hour 13 min ago
SHANGHAI/LANGFANG China (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc severed ties with OSI Group after Shanghai police detained five people from the supplier's China meat-processing factory at the center of a food-safety scare that has ensnared several major Western brands.






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Salmonella's Favorite Food Could Be Its Achilles' Heel

Scientific American - 1 hour 32 min ago
Salmonella's primary fuel source is the molecule fructose-asparagine. Starving it of that fuel in an infected person could kill it without harming beneficial gut bacteria. Karen Hopkin reports....

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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China’s Energy Plans Will Worsen Climate Change, Greenpeace Says

NY Times - 1 hour 34 min ago
Two operational coal-to-gas plants in China and 48 proposed ones would together emit an estimated 1.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year, Greenpeace said.






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Texas Is Wired for Wind Power, and More Farms Plug In

NY Times - 1 hour 44 min ago
Supporters say the wind farm experiment is essential if states want to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and meet new federal rules on carbon emissions.






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Strengthening community forest rights is critical tool to fight climate change

PhysOrg2 - 1 hour 58 min ago
Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens, according to a major new report. The report, called "Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change," is being published jointly by World Resources Institute (WRI) and Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI). The paper provides the most comprehensive analysis to date linking legal recognition and government protection of community forest rights with reductions in carbon pollution.
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Strengthening community forest rights is critical tool to fight climate change

Phys.Org - 1 hour 58 min ago
Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens, according to a major new report. The report, called "Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change," is being published jointly by World Resources Institute (WRI) and Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI). The paper provides the most comprehensive analysis to date linking legal recognition and government protection of community forest rights with reductions in carbon pollution.
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Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel

Reuters - 2 hours 2 min ago
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress.
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Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

Reuters - 2 hours 11 min ago
EINDHOVEN Netherlands (Reuters) - The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived on Wednesday at a military base in the Netherlands - a nation in shock and sorrow.






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Yum cuts ties to owner of China meat plant after scandal

Reuters - 2 hours 14 min ago
SHANGHAI/LANGFANG China (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc severed ties with OSI Group after Shanghai police detained five people from the supplier's China meat-processing factory at the center of a food-safety scare that has ensnared several major Western brands.






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Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

LA Times - 2 hours 45 min ago
Blue whales cluster for long periods of time in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast, raising concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered marine mammals, a new study has found.
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US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

AP News - 2 hours 46 min ago
HONOLULU (AP) -- Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild....
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VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon?

BBC - 3 hours 6 min ago
Why the US public quickly lost interest in lunar exploration
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Paracetamol does not help lower back pain, study finds

The Guardian - 3 hours 7 min ago
Researchers say painkiller is no better than placebo despite being frequently prescribed for condition Continue reading...
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Amazon Fire: Game-changer or dud?

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 22 min ago

With Amazon's Fire phone to begin shipping this week, we round up reviews of this new device. 

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Apple's (AAPL) Yosemite to become available in beta starting Thursday

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 22 min ago

Coming on the heels of its quarterly earnings report, the beta version of Apple's latest Mac operating system, OS X Yosemite, will become available to the public starting Thursday. 

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New patent reveals Apple's plans for iTime smart watch (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours 22 min ago

The Apple iWatch (or is it iTime) could come loaded with sensors, according to a newly awarded patent.

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