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Tumor imaging and surgery using carbon nanotubes [Engineering]

PNAS Early Edition Articles - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:52
Highly sensitive detection of small, deep tumors for early diagnosis and surgical interventions remains a challenge for conventional imaging modalities. Second-window near-infrared light (NIR2, 950–1,400 nm) is promising for in vivo fluorescence imaging due to deep tissue penetration and low tissue autofluorescence. With their intrinsic fluorescence in the NIR2 regime...

New Attempt To Claim More Extreme Weather Not Supported By Data

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:33
New Attempt To Claim More Extreme Weather Not Supported By Data http://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpress.com/2014/09/09/new-attempt-to-claim-more-extreme-weather-not-supported-by-data By Paul Homewood     http://www.telegraph.co.uk/topics/weather/11084066/Winter-weather-is-growing-more-extreme-say-scientists.html   The Telegraph carry a report on the latest piece of work from Phil Jones and co. I have not tracked down the original paper yet, but this is what the Telegraph have to say:   Britons should [...]

2014 On Pace To Set All-Time Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Maximum!?

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 11:14
Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Maximums http://sunshinehours.wordpress.com/2014/09/10/antarctic-sea-ice-extent-maximums All the maximums for Antarctica. Of course 2014 may (or may not) climb higher. Click for full size.

Westinghouse, SNPAS extend I&C cooperation

World Nuclear News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:54
Westinghouse has today signed two cooperation agreements with China's State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company (SNPAS) related to instrumentation and control (I&C) systems.

Future-forward for front end companies

World Nuclear News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:47
Front-end fuel cycle companies are ready, willing and able to provide the services needed to ensure a secure supply of nuclear fuel for a growing nuclear generation sector, and are looking to a future with innovative safety-assured fuel designs.

Analysis: Opinions of Climate Change: Related to Dependency on Government Money?

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 09:14
Opinions of Climate Change: Related to Dependency on Government Money? http://www.cato.org/blog/opinions-climate-change-related-dependency-government-money Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science, where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or the popular media. For broader and more technical [...]

Swiss News Weekly Calls IPCC Lead Author Thomas Stocker ‘A Butler For Politicians’! Scientists Growing Shriller

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:31
Swiss News Weekly Calls IPCC Lead Author Thomas Stocker “A Butler For Politicians”! Scientists Growing Shriller http://notrickszone.com/2014/09/10/swiss-news-weekly-calls-ipcc-lead-author-thomas-stocker-a-butler-for-politicians-scientists-getting-shrill/ As climate observations continue their now obscene divergence from the earlier IPCC model projections, some media outlets are becoming harsher in their criticism of a science that increasingly appears corrupt and politicized. Moreover climate scientists are looking ever [...]

EPA’s Phony ‘Environmental Justice’ Caper

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:26
http://townhall.com/columnists/pauldriessen/2014/09/07/epas-phony-environmental-justice-caper-n1888249/page/full

‘UN Climate Propaganda At Full Throttle In Advance Of New York Climate Summit’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:09
http://dailycaller.com/2014/09/09/un-climate-propaganda-at-full-throttle-in-advance-of-new-york-climate-summit/

Shame of fake EU climate change ‘aid’ to Third World

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 08:08
http://www.thecommentator.com/article/5215/shame_of_fake_eu_climate_change_aid_to_third_world

Polar Bear expert: ‘Polar bears miss the message on global warming’ – ‘Fat, healthy bears are still common and many of the assumptions used by computer models to predict future disasters have turned out to be wrong’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:40
“Polar bears miss the message on global warming” – my article in RANGE Magazine http://polarbearscience.com/2014/08/26/polar-bears-miss-the-message-on-global-warming-my-article-in-range-magazine Here’s an excerpt of my article “Polar bears miss the message on global warming,” just out in the Fall 2014 issue of RANGE Magazine. The caption for a copy of the photo above, included in the article, says: “In a [...]

‘Has the tide turned on polar bears as icons of global warming?’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:37
Has the tide turned on polar bears as icons of global warming? http://polarbearscience.com/2014/09/01/has-the-tide-turned-on-polar-bears-as-icons-of-global-warming The CBC in Canada is pretty much a mirror image of the BBC in the UK, ABC in Australia and PBS in the US. So you might appreciate my shock at the almost unbelievable balance contained in the recently broadcasted CBC documentary, [...]

‘CO2 Going Up. Human Progress Going Up’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:24
CO2 Going Up. Human Progress Going Up. http://www.cato.org/blog/co2-going-human-progress-going Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science, where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or the popular media. For broader and more technical perspectives, consult our monthly “Current Wisdom.” Yesterday [...]

Analysis: ‘If only Muslim states thought climate change was the ‘greatest challenge’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:20
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/65897

Michael Mann caught telling a ‘porky’ to the court (again) in legal filings

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:18
Michael Mann caught telling a ‘porky’ to the court (again) in legal filings http://wattsupwiththat.com/2014/09/11/michael-mann-caught-telling-a-porky-to-the-court-again-in-legal-filings After being caught out claiming he was a “Nobel Prize recipient” in his original complaint (then having to retract it), it seems Mann and his lawyers just don’t have the good sense to know when to stop. In this case Mann [...]

Physicist Dr. Lubos Motl: ‘One-half of CO2 doubling achieved…& Detectable impacts on the climate are yet to be seen’

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:16
One-half of CO2 doubling achieved http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/LuboMotlsReferenceFrame/~3/j9RvNVuz-JA/one-half-of-co2-doubling-achieved.html Detectable impacts on the climate are yet to be seenWhen the CO2 level in the atmosphere surpassed 400 ppm a short time ago, many alarmists would celebrate this symbolic achievement. Oh, the CO2 concentration is so high! It’s a signal from the heaven, a shot from the Aurora telling [...]

Carbon dioxide sees biggest annual spike on record as researchers gain insight on warming slowdown

Climate Depot - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 07:16
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2014/09/09/carbon-dioxide-sees-biggest-annual-spike-on-record-as-researchers-gain-insight-on-warming-slowdown/

Biologist: Polar Bears are NOT threatened by climate change – It’s ‘crazy to speculate about a climate future 50 or 100 years in advance…then declare a crisis because the guess was they won’t do very well’

Climate Depot - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 20:52
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2748995/Is-polar-bear-political-weapon-Arctic-creatures-NOT-threatened-climate-change-says-scientist.html
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