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Obama reveals America’s greatest threat is climate change. Really?

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:30

Establishment Media Skeptical Of Obama’s Climate Claims

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:26

Universality in numerical computations [Psychological and Cognitive Sciences]

PNAS Early Edition Articles - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:15
The authors present evidence for universality in numerical computations with random data. Given a (possibly stochastic) numerical algorithm with random input data, the time (or number of iterations) to convergence (within a given tolerance) is a random variable, called the halting time. Two-component universality is observed for the fluctuations of...

Smallest coding covalently closed circular RNA [Microbiology]

PNAS Early Edition Articles - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:15
The highly structured (64% GC) covalently closed circular (CCC) RNA (220 nt) of the virusoid associated with rice yellow mottle virus codes for a 16-kDa highly basic protein using novel modalities for coding, translation, and gene expression. This CCC RNA is the smallest among all known viroids and virusoids and...

Dissecting cadherin binding affinity determinants [Biophysics and Computational Biology]

PNAS Early Edition Articles - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:15
Type I cadherin cell-adhesion proteins are similar in sequence and structure and yet are different enough to mediate highly specific cell–cell recognition phenomena. It has previously been shown that small differences in the homophilic and heterophilic binding affinities of different type I family members can account for the differential cell-sorting...

H-NOX activation [Biochemistry]

PNAS Early Edition Articles - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:15
Heme-nitric oxide/oxygen (H-NOX) binding domains are a recently discovered family of heme-based gas sensor proteins that are conserved across eukaryotes and bacteria. Nitric oxide (NO) binding to the heme cofactor of H-NOX proteins has been implicated as a regulatory mechanism for processes ranging from vasodilation in mammals to communal behavior...

UK government 'cautious' about Hinkley celebrations

World Nuclear News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 09:28

Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia's conclusion that the plan to build Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant meets state aid rules does not pre-empt a final decision, despite suggestions by some media reports that it does, a British government official stressed.

Nuclear looks for recognition of wider benefits

World Nuclear News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:51
US nuclear generators continue to fight for recognition of their contribution to electricity supply, as subsidies for other forms of power undermine the business case for operation of older nuclear units.

Funding for UK nuclear skills

World Nuclear News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 08:34
The UK government has announced funding of £8 million ($13 million), with half coming from industry, to train the next generation of nuclear technicians and engineers.

South Africa signs $10 billion nuclear deal with Russia

World Nuclear News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 05:56
South Africa and Russia have signed an intergovernmental agreement on strategic partnership and cooperation in the nuclear industry.

US energy secretary lists priorities at IAEA meeting

World Nuclear News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 05:52

US energy secretary Ernest Moniz summarized the five key areas he had already discussed during the first day of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA's) General Conference - peaceful cooperation, safety, security, non-proliferation and disarmament.

Obama Announces Executive Actions to Fight Climate Change at UN

Climate Depot - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 17:32
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/09/23/Obama-Announces-New-Executive-Actions-To-Fight-Climate-Change Obama ordered all federal agencies to begin factoring “climate resilience” into all of their international development programs and investments. The action is expected to complement efforts by the federal government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to the White House. Obama is also expected to release climate monitoring data used by the federal government [...]

Climatologist Dr. Roy Spencer: 10 Ways To Tell The UN Climate Summit Isn’t About Climate

Climate Depot - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:44

Watch: Greenpeace Co-Founder Dr. Patrick Moore: Global warming is ‘an Illogical belief. At some point people have to realize they are having  the wool pulled over their eyes’

Climate Depot - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:29

Leo diCaprio lectures UN on climate change (but no mention of his four homes, private jets and renting the FIFTH biggest yacht in the world from an OIL billionaire)

Climate Depot - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 14:28
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