[DNA Recombination] Matching DNA three bases at a time

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
The exchange of genetic information between DNA strands is vital for accurate DNA repair and effective meiotic cell division. Using single-molecule methods and molecular dynamics simulations, – [Read More] ...read more
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[Applied Optics] Adding communication to light harvesting

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
Solar cells are often thought of as passive devices sitting on a rooftop, benignly soaking up sunlight and converting it into useful electricity. On the smaller scale, they can be integrated – [Read More] ...read more
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Sustainability stats: This week in numbers

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
This week in sustainability has seen some major political announcements across the globe, big news involving the Amazon rainforest and recycling initiatives taking centre stage. ...read more
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Checking themselves: Xcel validates carbon emission reductions with Climate Registry

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
Xcel Energy has become the first U.S. utility to verify and register all of its greenhouse gas emissions data with The Climate Registry for seven ... ...read more
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Rio de Janeiro's new superhighway to be lit by 4,300 solar lights

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
Japanese solar firm Kyocera has completed the installation of 4,300 solar streetlights along Brazils new motoring artery, the Arco Metropolitano do Rio de Janeiro. ...read more
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Obama's mandates on power plants don't matter

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
Almost everyone agrees that Obama's new federal EPA mandates to control carbon dioxide emissions will cause energy prices to increase and a ... ...read more
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A Key Carbon Offset Program May Have Increased Emissions!

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
A central part of the UN's carbon emission reduction program has been the carbon credit scheme. But a new review of that process reveals that, rather ... ...read more
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Damned Lies and Chinese Statistics

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
A new study claims Chinese carbon dioxide emissions have been overstated by 14 percent, with average emissions from coal from 2000 to 2012 ... ...read more
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Grand illusions

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
YOUR correspondent stands, in a pleasingly impossible way, in orbit. The Earth is spread out beneath. A turn of the head reveals the blackness of deep space behind and above. In front is a table full of toys and brightly coloured building blocks, all of which are resolutely refusing to float away—for, despite his being in orbit, gravity's pull does not seem to have vanished. A step towards the table brings that piece of furniture closer. A dise
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The Climate Post: Recent Studies Provide Examples of Emissions Trading Successes, Failures

August 27, 2015 | Carbon Emissions
The emissions trading program in the northeastern United States--the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)--is responsible for about half the ... ...read more
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