• REF15 Notable Articles News that's not on 'The News', that will matter tomorrow; most recent at bottom of each catagory. Most links are to the Press release since the paper may require a fee.
    1. Energy
      1. Bio
        1. Scientists document first consumption of abundant life form, Archaea - News & Research Communications - Oregon State University
        2. Energy-dense biofuel from cellulose close to being economical
        3. Bonus Wall | Shamengo
        4. Penn State Live - Microbes make 'clean' methane
        5. Oil from algae closer to reality through studies by unique collaboration of scientists - AgriLife Today
        6. Garbage bug may help lower the cost of biofuel - ACES News -- College of ACES, University of Illinois
        7. Converting Wood to Bio-Oil
        8. Boosting Galactan Sugars Could Boost Biofuel Production « Berkeley Lab News Center
        9. Run the slurry, fly on grass
        10. Bioenergy KDF
        11. Microalgae could be a profitable source of biodiesel - UAB Barcelona
        12. BNL Newsroom - Recipe for Low-Cost, Biomass-Derived Catalyst for Hydrogen Production
        13. Transportation fuels from woody biomass promising way to reduce emissions - UW Today
        14. PNNL- News - Going green- Nation equipped to grow serious amounts of pond scum for fuel
        15. Less is more- Novel cellulose structure requires fewer enzymes to process biomass to fuel
        16. Revealing Nature’s Cellulase Diversity- The Digestion Mechanism of Caldicellulosiruptor bescii CelA
        17. NREL- News - NREL Finds a New Cellulose Digestion Mechanism by a Fast-eating Enzyme
        18. Algae go in, biocrude oil comes out - Ars Technica
        19. PNNL- News - Algae to crude oil- Million-year natural process takes minutes in the lab
        20. York scientists provide new insights into biomass breakdown - News and events, The University of York
        21. Characterizing Wood-decaying Fungi for Biofuel Production
        22. Purdue News - New conversion process turns biomass 'waste' into lucrative chemical products
        23. BESC, Mascoma develop revolutionary microbe for biofuel production - ornl.gov
      2. Solar *
        1. Getting more electricity out of solar cells - MIT News Office
        2. This portable solar cooker can make you dinner in 20 minutes - Grist
        3. Solar energy that doesn't block the view - MSUToday - Michigan State University
        4. News - Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering
        5. High Efficiency Achieved for Harvesting Hydrogen Fuel From the Sun using Earth-Abundant Materials
        6. Batteries Included- A Solar Cell that Stores its Own Power - News Room - The Ohio State University
        7. Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells - Gemini.no
        8. New Materials Yield Record Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells - NC State News
        9. BNL Newsroom - Solar Cell Polymers with Multiplied Electrical Output
        10. The UPC and Eolgreen design the first public lighting system that runs on solar and wind energy — Sala de Premsa - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
        11. Empa - Towards -printed- organic solar cells and LEDs
        12. New kind of “tandem” solar cell developed - MIT News
        13. Inkjet printing process for Kesterite solar cells
        14. Chemistry student in sun harvest breakthrough – University of Copenhagen
        15. New shortcut to solar cells
        16. Stable Perovskite Solar Cells Developed through Structural Simplification
      3. 11 » Process converts human waste into rocket fuel » University of Florida
      4. New technique could harvest more of the sun's energy
      5. Waterloo breakthrough in electric car battery research - Waterloo Stories
      6. Scotland Takes Lead in Race for the World’s First Fossil-Fuel-Free Electric Grid - TakePart
      7. Jet Fuel from Algae- - Oceanus Magazine
      8. Researchers Produce Two Biofuels from a Single Algae - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
      9. UCR Today- Novel Pretreatment Could Cut Biofuel Costs by 30 Percent or More
      10. These superconductors are just getting warmed up - USC News
      11. PNNL- News - Dendrite eraser- New electrolyte rids batteries of short-circuiting fibers
      12. UH Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy - University of Houston
      13. New material captures carbon at half the energy cost
      14. Hidden benefits of electric vehicles revealed - Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability - Michigan State University
      15. Virginia Tech researchers' discovery in alternative energy production may be breakthrough for hydrogen-fueled vehicles - Virginia Tech News - Virginia Tech
      16. Bendy battery promises safe, speedy charging - BBC News
      17. Research could usher in next generation of batteries, fuel cells - University of South Carolina
      18. Cobalt film a clean-fuel find
      19. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Home Page
      20. This wind turbine has no blades — and that’s why it’s better
      21. Chemists discover key reaction mechanism behind the highly touted sodium-oxygen battery - EurekAlert! Science News
      22. New 'designer carbon' from Stanford boosts battery performance - Stanford News Release
      23. Re-use of paper sludge via pyrolysis
      24. This giant straw is actually a vertical bladeless wind turbine - TreeHugger
    2. Life
      1. Medical *
        1. Exposure During Pregnancy to Common Household Chemicals Associated with Substantial Drop in Child IQ 12-10-2014 - News - Mailman School of Public Health
        2. Germs Are Germs, and Why Not Take a Risk- Patients’ Expectations for Prescribing Antibiotics in an Inner-City Emergency Department
        3. Researchers Identify Non-Gluten Proteins as Targets of Immune Response to Wheat in Celiac Disease - Columbia University Medical Center
        4. Fine particulate air pollution linked with increased autism risk - News ...
        5. Research - Research news - 2015 - Lucid dreams and metacognition- Awareness of thinking - awareness of dreaming
        6. www.usamriid.army.mil-press_releases-Travis_mBio_Feb_10_FINAL.pdf
        7. Protein controls both alcohol craving and organ damage - EurekAlert! Science News
        8. Reality is distorted in brain's maps - EurekAlert! Science News
        9. Brain Imaging Links Language Delay to Chromosome Deletion in Children with Neurological Disorders - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
        10. Autism Genes Activate During Fetal Brain Development
        11. News Release
        12. Autistic features linked to prenatal exposure to fire retardants, phthalates - EurekAlert! Science News
        13. Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy affects the brain two generations later - EurekAlert! Science News
        14. BBC News - Autism is largely down to genes, twins study suggests
        15. Blood-based genetic biomarkers identify young boys with autism - EurekAlert! Science News
        16. Anglo-Saxon remedy kills hospital superbug MRSA - health - 30 March 2015 - New Scientist
        17. Sound separates cancer cells from blood samples - Penn State University
        18. UCLA study finds characteristic pattern of protein deposits in brains of retired NFL players who suffered concussions - UCLA Health
        19. New evidence supports success of fecal transplants in ...
        20. Protein identified that serves as a “brake” on inflammation
        21. New technique shows shale-drilling additives in drinking-water taps near leak - Penn State University
        22. Rabbit virus improves bone marrow transplants, kills some cancer cells
        23. Impact of environmental exposure to insecticides on the cognitive development of 6 year old children - Salle de presse - Press Room - INSERM
      2. Yeast Are First Cells Known to Cure Themselves of Prions - UANews
      3. Now researchers can see how unfolded proteins move in the cell - News Bureau - University of Illinois
      4. Predator Versus Prey - The UCSB Current
      5. Of Bugs and Brains - UANews
      6. An Autoregulatory Mechanism Imposes Allosteric Control on the V(D)J Recombinase by Histone H3 Methylation- Cell Reports
      7. Defying Textbook Science, Study Finds New Role for Proteins
      8. NYU Vaccination for Prion worked
      9. Study finds experience of pain relies on multiple brain pathways, not just one - University of Colorado Boulder
      10. YaleNews - Synthetic amino acid enables safe, new biotechnology solutions to global problems
      11. Transient delivery of modified mRNA encoding TERT rapidly extends telomeres in human cells
      12. Chimp Intelligence -Runs In Families,- Environment Less Important, Study Finds - Georgia State University News
      13. Walking on ice takes more than brains - Salk Institute - News Release
      14. Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures - Association for Psychological Science
      15. Mothers can pass traits to offspring through bacteria’s DNA
      16. Page 1 of 3 Genome's tale of “conquer and enslave” By ...
      17. Mutualism variation in the nodulation response to nitrate
      18. BBC News - Shape of eye's 'light pipes' is key to colour sorting
      19. Researchers Rethink How Our Feathered Friends Evolved
      20. SDSC-UCSD Study Uncovers Mechanisms of Cancer-Causing Mutations
      21. Surviving in Hostile Territory | The UCSB Current
      22. www.facebook.com
      23. Dispersant Used to Clean Deepwater Horizon Spill More Toxic to Corals Than the Oil
      24. Reproductive Effects of Bisphenol A (BPA)
      25. Zinc Deficiency Linked to Activation of Hedgehog Signaling Pathway - News & Events
      26. Flourishing faster- how to make trees grow bigger and quicker
      27. Blocking obesity-associated protein stops dangerous fat formation - University of Oxford
      28. Master orchestrator of the genome is discovered, UB stem cell scientists report - University at Buffalo
      29. EARTH- Amber-encased specimen could be oldest known grass - EurekAlert! Science News
      30. 'Pain sensing' gene discovery could help in development of new methods of pain relief - EurekAlert! Science News
      31. Singapore Researchers Discover How DHA Omega-3 Fatty Acid Reaches The Brain
      32. Special fats proven essential for brain growth - EurekAlert! Science News
      33. Stem Cell Switch on the Move
      34. Scientists discover a protein that silences the biological clock - EurekAlert! Science News
      35. 10.1038-nature14432
      36. Researchers Find Missing Link Between the Brain and Immune System - Neuroscience News
      37. Test unravels history of infection - BBC News
      38. Spider and centipede venom evolved from insulin-like hormone - EurekAlert! Science News
      39. The winner doesn’t always take all - ETH Zurich
      40. Increased carbon dioxide levels in air restrict plants ability to absorb nutrients - University of Gothenburg, Sweden
      41. What’s in a name- “Death-associated protein” promotes cancer growth in most aggressive breast cancers
    3. Earth Sciences
      1. Abandoned wells can be 'super-emitters' of greenhouse gas -- ScienceDaily
      2. www.uef.fi - Willow trees are cost-efficient cleaners of contaminated soil - News
      3. BBC News - Volume of world's oldest water estimated
      4. The Greenland Ice Sheet- Now in HD - News Room - The Ohio State University
      5. BBC News - Antarctic photo science archive unlocked
      6. Coral reveals long-term link between Pacific winds, global climate - UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
      7. www.seismosoc.org-society-press_releases-BSSA_105-1_Skoumal_et_al_Press_Release.pdf
      8. Social cost of climate change too low, Stanford scientists say - EurekAlert! Science News
      9. Two Lakes Beneath the Ice in Greenland, Gone Within Weeks - News Room - The Ohio State University
      10. Snack Attack- Bears Munch on Ants and Help Plants Grow
      11. Radiostratigraphy and age structure of the Greenland Ice Sheet - MacGregor - Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface - Wiley Online Library
      12. BBC News - Study- Global warming 'doubles risk' of extreme weather
      13. Smothered oceans- Extreme oxygen loss in oceans accompanied past global climate change -- UC Davis News & Information
      14. JPL - News - Building a Better Weather Forecast- SMAP May Help
      15. Under the surface University of South Carolina
      16. BBC News - Ancient climate records 'back predictions'
      17. Sculpting of an erodible body by flowing water
      18. Shade coffee is for the birds - University of Utah News
      19. Randomness of megathrust earthquakes implied by rapid stress recovery after the Japan earthquake
      20. Pope Francis Has Sent the World a Powerful Message on Climate Change
      21. Reduced rainfall in the northern tropics linked to industrial emissions, research suggests - Durham University
      22. CSU study finds methane emissions vary widely at natural gas gathering and processing sites - SOURCE
      23. Geoengineering report- Scientists urge more research on climate intervention - University of Michigan News
      24. High seas fishing ban could boost global catches, equality
      25. BBC News - Ocean carbon release 'ended last Ice Age'
      26. Warming Pushes Western U.S. Toward Driest Period in 1,000 Years - The Earth Institute - Columbia University
      27. Efficiency of short-lived halogens at influencing climate through depletion of stratospheric ozone - Nature Geoscience - Nature Publishing Group
      28. Featured news - Satellite images reveal ocean acidification from space - University of Exeter
      29. A new paleoprecipitation proxy based on soil magnetic properties: Implications for expanding paleoclimate reconstructions
      30. Sea Level Spiked for Two Years Along NE North America - UANews
      31. First Direct Observation of Carbon Dioxide’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect at the Earth’s Surface - News Center
      32. Pilot plant processes biogenous residues
      33. Family records aid climate study - News -
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      35. Amazon deforestation ‘threshold’ causes species loss to accelerate - University of Cambridge
      36. Same forces as today caused climate changes 1.4 billion years ago
      37. A 17-My-old whale constrains onset of uplift and climate change in east Africa
      38. Sandia National Laboratories- News Releases - Iron rain fell on early Earth, new Z machine data supports
      39. A Stiff New Layer in Earth's Mantle
      40. ‘Warm blob’ in Pacific Ocean linked to weird weather across the U.S. - UW Today
      41. Fragment of continental crust found under south east Iceland - University of Liverpool
      42. Glow in the dark tampons identify sewage pollution in rivers - News releases - News - The University of Sheffield
      43. Warning over aerosol climate fix - BBC News
      44. Global Warming More Moderate Than Worst-Case Models - Duke Environment
      45. SMU-led seismology team reveals Azle findings- - SMU
      46. Partially logged rainforests could be emitting more carbon than assumed
      47. Sentinel satellite reveals Nepal quake movement - BBC News
      48. Study advances new tool in the fight against invasive species
      49. Did dinosaur-killing asteroid trigger largest lava flows on Earth-
      50. Princeton University - Gravity data show that Antarctic ice sheet is melting increasingly faster
      51. Ice cores show 200-year climate lag - BBC News
      52. A model approach for sustainable phosphorus recovery from wastewater - American Society of Agronomy
      53. India drift - MIT News
      54. A climate signal in the global distribution of copper deposits - University of Michigan News
      55. Bacteria the Newest Tool in Detecting Environmental Damage - Tennessee Today
      56. Amber-encased plant could be oldest known grass- Specimen may also preserve a Cretaceous-aged hallucinogen - EARTH Magazine
      57. Historical land use important factor for carbon cycling in northern lakes - Faculty of Scence and Technology - Umeå University, Sweden
      58. How Arctic ozone hole was avoided by Montreal Protocol - BBC News
      59. US scientists- Global warming pause 'no longer valid' - BBC News
      60. Warmer, lower-oxygen oceans will shift marine habitats - UW Today
      61. Is Fracking Safe Now- What the EPA’s Fracking and Drinking Water Study Really Says - The Equation
      62. When trees aren’t ‘green’ - American Society of Agronomy
      63. Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change -- ScienceDaily
      64. Fighting climate change – with cement - Gemini.no
      65. Increased carbon dioxide levels in air restrict plants ability to absorb nutrients - University of Gothenburg, Sweden
      66. Why big dinosaurs steered clear of the tropics - University of Utah News
    4. Sciences
      1. New ‘High-Entropy’ Alloy Is As Light As Aluminum, As Strong as Titanium Alloys - NC State News
      2. New ‘High-Entropy’ Alloy Is As Light As Aluminum, As Strong as Titanium Alloys - NC State News
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      4. BBC News - Age of stars is pinned to their spin
      5. Death of a dynamo – a hard drive from space - University of Cambridge
      6. BBC News - Scientists slow the speed of light
      7. Another Carbon form
      8. Scientists bring oxygen back to dead fjord
      9. World’s Oldest Cheese Dates to 1615 B.C. - Archaeology Magazine
      10. Mystery solved- Why seashells’ mineral forms differently in seawater - MIT News
      11. New membranes deliver clean water more efficiently - The Melbourne Newsroom
      12. Star's birth glimpsed 'in real time' - BBC News
      13. Sun experiences seasonal changes, new research finds - UCAR - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
      14. Fermilab - Newsroom - Press Releases - April 13, 2015- Mapping the cosmos- Dark Energy Survey creates detailed guide to spotting dark matter
      15. Assessment questions plastics' non-hazardous ranking - BBC News
      16. Multifractals suggest the existence of an unknown physical mechanism on the Sun - EurekAlert! Science News
      17. Feathery fossils peg early birds to even earlier date - BBC News
      18. If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system
    5. Technology
      1. Turning loss to gain- cutting power could boost laser output
      2. Nanotechnology leads to better, cheaper LEDs for phones and lighting
      3. The Greenland Ice Sheet- Now in HD - News Room - The Ohio State University
      4. BBC News - Politician's fingerprint 'cloned from photos' by hacker
      5. Technology to recycle all type of plastics without using water
      6. Cheap asphalt provides ‘green’ carbon capture
      7. Stanford computer scientists extend Web browsers to make the Internet safer - Engineering
      8. COWL- A Confinement System for the Web
      9. BBC News - 'Safer GMOs' made by US scientists
      10. BBC News - Laser-etched metal 'bounces' water
      11. Researchers identify materials to improve biofuel and petroleum processing - Discover - University of Minnesota
      12. Solar chip monitors windows - Research News - Top 6
      13. A trap for greenhouse gas - Harvard Gazette
      14. Binding bad- Buckyballs offer environmental benefits
      15. Silver-Glass Sandwich Structure Acts as Inexpensive Color ...
      16. Silver-Glass Sandwich Structure Acts as Inexpensive Color ...
      17. BBC News - X-ray machine opens new frontier
      18. Missouri S&T researcher cleans wastewater
      19. Pilot plant processes biogenous residues
      20. UWE Bristol- Pee Power Lights
      21. New type of membrane permits cheaper and more efficient water purification
      22. Memory alloy bounces back into shape 10 million times - BBC News
      23. Catalysts Safely Remove Dangerous Compound from Wastewater
    6. Etc
      1. A 'smoking gun' on Ice Age megafauna extinctions -- ScienceDaily
      2. Austrian designer develops a new concept for the door all based on rotating squares
      3. Unidata | Home
      4. Could spiders be the key to saving our bees- - Press Office - Newcastle University
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      6. Germs Are Germs, and Why Not Take a Risk- Patients’ Expectations for Prescribing Antibiotics in an Inner-City Emergency Department
      7. UiO linguist makes sensational claim- English is a Scandinavian language - Apollon
      8. $375 billion wasted on billing and insurance paperwork - Physicians for a National Health Program
      9. Boston’s natural gas infrastructure releases high levels of heat-trapping methane - Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
      10. Shocker- Republicans Account For Most Cases Of U.S. Voter Fraud
      11. If a renowned jihadi cleric can't get through to Islamic State, who can- - Yahoo News
      12. Bill O’Reilly’s 1982 Falklands War stories called into question - Yahoo News
      13. Archaeologists Discover a Cheese That's Almost 2,000 Years Older Than Jesus - RYOT News

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