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Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

Generators that relieve power grid worsen ozone pollution

January 28, 2015

Phys.org: Cornell engineers have found that firing up diesel backup generators in non-emergency situations triggers rising atmospheric ozone concentrations due to additional nitrogen oxide emissions.... read more

Calmar laser introduces new fiber-based femtosecond lasers ideal for multiphoton imaging

Calmar laser introduces new fiber-based femtosecond lasers ideal for multiphoton imaging

January 27, 2015

BioSpace: Calmar Laser, Inc. (Palo Alto, CA) today announced plans to introduce two new models of its Cazadero family of fiber-based femtosecond laser products at the Photonics West Exhibition, held... read more

Atmospheric warming heats the bottom of ice sheets also

Atmospheric warming heats the bottom of ice sheets also

January 24, 2015

Science 2.2: A team of scientists have shown that meltwater from the surface of an ice cap in northeastern Greenland can make its way beneath the ice and become trapped, refilling a subglacial lake.... read more

New computation method helps identify functional DNA

New computation method helps identify functional DNA

January 21, 2015

Phys.org: Striving to unravel and comprehend DNA's biological significance, Cornell scientists have created a new computational method that can identify positions in the human genome that play a role... read more

Afraid of AI? here's why you shouldn't be

Afraid of AI? here's why you shouldn't be

January 21, 2015

Business Insider: Earlier in January, an organization called the Future of Life Institute issued an open letter on the subject of building safety measures into artificial intelligence systems (AI). read more