August 1, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Stray prenatal gene network suspected in schizophrenia

Researchers have reverse-engineered the outlines of a disrupted prenatal gene network in schizophrenia, by tracing spontaneous mutations to where and when they likely cause damage in the brain. Some people with the brain disorder may suffer from impair… Continue reading

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July 16, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Novel study using new technologies outlines importance of California condor social groups

The intricate social hierarchy of the California condor, an endangered species, is something that could not be studied until recently due to the severe reduction of this population in the wild. The first formal study on this species, based on remote vi… Continue reading

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November 13, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Shaping shared places to improve cities

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
One of the most important aspects of any city is its collective commons, so to speak:  the shared public spaces where people gather, be they streets, squares,… Continue reading

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May 24, 2012
by Jake Schmidt
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What lies ahead for international action on global warming for the rest of 2012? (Part 3)

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
In Durban, South Africa countries agreed to: launch the negotiations on a new legal agreement to be adopted in 2015, move forward implementation of the agreements reach… Continue reading

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May 22, 2012
by Jake Schmidt
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What lies ahead for international action on global warming for the rest of 2012? (Part 2)

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
When countries meet in Rio+20 they have a choice – they can talk about the actions that should be taken to reduce global warming or they can outline new actions t… Continue reading

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October 5, 2011
by Jake Schmidt
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Hints from Panama: What can global warming negotiations accomplish in Durban, South Africa? (Part 2)

Jake Schmidt, International Climate Policy Director, Washington, DC
[This post is part of a three-part series on the state of the global warming negotiations in the lead-in to the Ministerial meeting in Durban, South Africa this Decembe… Continue reading

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