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  1. Ask a Master Gardener: How do I preserve seeds for next year?Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Bellingham Herald

    ... It also can lead to lower soil pH. The good news is that most briquettes in the U.S. are made from charcoal or other biomass, not from coal. So ashes from the grill are fine. By the time they are ashes, the accelerants the briquettes have on them to ...

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  2. Solar, wind generation surpassing hydropowerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... Only one decade ago, hydropower made up three times as much generation in the U.S. as renewables like wind, solar, biomass, landfill gas and more, the Energy Information Administration said. Wind capacity surged 10-fold over the last decade, but ...

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  3. Symbiotic survival in marine bivalve mollusksRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... known as "brown fat thermogenesis," which is Research demonstrates that it isn't just the carbon dioxide from biomass burning that's the problem. Black carbon and brown carbon maximize the thermal impacts of such fires. They essentially allow An ...

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  4. For bats and dolphins, hearing gene prestin adapted for echolocationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... evolved to play a critical role in the Research demonstrates that it isn't just the carbon dioxide from biomass burning that's the problem. Black carbon and brown carbon maximize the thermal impacts of such fires. They essentially allow An ...

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  5. Selective logging takes its toll on mammals, amphibiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    ... years ago in the Silurian period, with adaptations Research demonstrates that it isn't just the carbon dioxide from biomass burning that's the problem. Black carbon and brown carbon maximize the thermal impacts of such fires. They essentially allow ...

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  6. FEATURE: As climate talks heat up, experts debate if natural gas,...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... electricity, according to a recent UN Development Programme ( UNDP ) report. Household air pollution from the use of biomass fuel is expected to cause more than 1.5 million deaths a year by 2030. Could natural gas, whose production is boosted by ...

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  7. Could ants change the course of climate change?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... calcium carbonate in some form. Ant expert E.O. Wilson, a professor at Harvard University, once estimated the total biomass of ants on Earth is equal to that of humans. David Schwartzman, a geochemist at Howard University in Washington, D.C., who ...

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  8. The role of flexibility and optimality in the prediction of...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Prediction of intracellular metabolic fluxes based on optimal biomass assumption is a well-known computational approach. While there has been a significant emphasis on the optimality, cellular ...

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  9. Hydropower no longer majority of renewable energy in the USRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... residential or distributed solar power. The EIA defines non-hydro renewables as a mix of solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas, and municipal solid waste; currently, the largest contributors there are solar and wind. But the EIA doesn't ...

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  10. NTE Energy Appoints New Chief Financial OfficerRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... the project development team at American Renewables, serving as one of the primary developers on the U.S.'s largest biomass facility, the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, a 100 MW biomass energy facility in Florida which was awarded Project ...

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  11. Stanford study shows effects of biomass burning on climate, healthRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Science Blog

    Biomass burning - whether accidental wildfires or deliberate burning of forests to create agricultural lands - has long been known to affect both climate change and public health.

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  12. BIO Welcomes USDA Report On Farm, Forest GHG MeasurementRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... Section, said, "American farmers and forest owners can sustainably produce more than 1.1 billion tons of biomass annually, providing raw material for building the bioeconomy. As a groundbreaker in developing industrial biotechnology, the United ...

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  13. Research and Markets: Global Biomass Power Generation Market...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Business Wire

    Biomass power generation is a source of power generation from carbon contained in the waste of various human and natural activities.

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  14. Oldest rove beetle in the Omaliini tribe found in French amberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    ... (accessed August 1, 2014). Research demonstrates that it isn't just the carbon dioxide from biomass burning that's the problem. Black carbon and brown carbon maximize the thermal impacts of such fires. They essentially allow An experimental vaccine ...

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  15. Germany posts 66pc jump in wind power installation in H1Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... the German government's growth targets for renewables at a time when the growth of photovoltaics is stagnating and biomass is expected to shrink," There is however no expectations that 2015 will be equally dynamic. Instead, the goal for the next few ...

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  16. Cover Crop Solutions Introduces TillageMax HOMESTEAD Seed MixRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    ... Tillage Sunn (Sunn hemp), Tillage Radish and CCS Sorghum Sudangrass. This mixture adds significant amounts of biomass, generates N in warmer conditions, restores soil health and structure, and winter kills to produce a mulch cover that can help ...

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  17. Switch in clean energy Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... program will offer $250 million to fund large-scale clean energy generation projects such as wind farms, fuel cells, biomass facilities, renewable biogas, and upgrading of small- to medium-size hydropower projects. Up to now, the state, ...

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  18. Switch in clean energy fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... program will offer $250 million to fund large-scale clean energy generation projects such as wind farms, fuel cells, biomass facilities, renewable biogas, and upgrading of small- to medium-size hydropower projects. Up to now, the state, ...

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  19. Wildfires, Other Burns Play Bigger Role In Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    It has long been known that biomass burning - burning forests to create agricultural lands, burning savannah as a ritual , slash-and-burn agriculture and wildfires - figures into both climate change and public health but the degree of that contribution had never been comprehensively quantified and when science gets political, people may not always ... (more)

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  20. Gulf oil spill researcher: Bacteria ate some toxins, but worst remain, research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Science Daily

    ... (accessed July 31, 2014). Research demonstrates that it isn't just the carbon dioxide from biomass burning that's the problem. Black carbon and brown carbon maximize the thermal impacts of such fires. They essentially allow New research counters a ...

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