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August 28, 2014
'Just right' plant growth may make river deltas resilient
Bloomington IN (SPX) Aug 28, 2014
Research by Indiana University geologists suggests that an intermediate amount of vegetation - not too little and not too much - is most effective at stabilizing freshwater river deltas. The study, "Optimum vegetation height and density for inorganic sedimentation in deltaic marshes," was published online Aug. 24 by Nature Geoscience. The findings may help guide restoration of river deltas, such as those near the mouth of the Mississippi River, which are under threat as sea levels rise. Au ... read more
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Unusual discovery leads to fascinating tuberculosis theory
Grade school history lessons often have it that American Indians largely were wiped out by diseases such as whooping cough, chicken pox, influenza and tuberculosis brought to the New World by Europe ... more

Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power
The Indonesian parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's scores of volcanoes. ... more

London carrying energy, climate message to New Delhi
British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said energy and climate change would be near the top of his agenda during a three-day visit to India. ... more
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Two soldiers, 4 rebels killed in Indian Kashmir clashes: army
India's army clashed with suspected militants in Indian Kashmir near the disputed border with Pakistan, leaving two soldiers and four rebels dead, a military official said Sunday. ... more


Five Tibetans die after China police shooting: group
Five Tibetans have died in China after police opened fire on unarmed protesters, a rights group said on Wednesday, the latest report of unrest linked to ethnic minority rights. ... more
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Pakistan's envoy to India defends decision to meet Kashmiri separatists
Pakistan's top envoy to India on Wednesday defended his decision to meet Kashmiri separatists, a move that prompted an angry New Delhi to cancel high-level talks between the nuclear-armed neighbours. ... more

Nepal floods kill at least 97 as cholera fears rise
Rescuers Sunday found 12 more bodies buried under mud and debris to bring the death toll from landslides and flooding in Nepal to 97, sparking fears of a cholera outbreak. ... more
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BAE Systems ships carrier hull section to Scotland

Space Command team wins national award

Rebels seize ground as West claims Russia army is in Ukraine

Obama's executive order: computer chip implants to heal injured troops

Japan seeks to double budget for disputed islands patrol

US weighs mission to help besieged Turkmen in Iraq

Iraq forces ready bid to break jihadist siege of Shiite town


China troops enter disputed India territory: sources
Chinese troops have advanced in recent days into disputed territory claimed by India, echoing a similar incursion last year that raised tensions between the two rival giants, official sources said Tuesday. ... more

8,000-year-old mutation key to human life at high altitudes
In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 14,800 feet. A University of Utah led discovery that hinged a ... more

Glaciers on Tibetan plateau warmest in 2,000 years
The glacier-filled Tibetan plateau has warmed more over the last 50 years than it has in the preceding 2,000, according to researchers in China. ... more
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Landslides, floods kill 109, displace thousands in Nepal, India
The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India climbed to at least 109 Saturday as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses, officials said. ... more

India must build defences so none dares cast 'evil eye': PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India must build up its military might to the point that no other country "dare cast an evil eye" on the South Asian nation. ... more
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Traders warn of Chinese exodus from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

Brazil cracks 'biggest' Amazon deforestation gang

SA's Taung Child's skull and brain not human-like in expansion

Sunblock poses potential hazard to sea life

Boron Facilitates Stem Cell Growth and Development in Corn

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New Zealand big trees number 10 different species


Remotec upgrading Army, Marine EOD robots
Robots used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps in disposal of unexploded ordnance are to be upgraded by their manufacturer, Remotec Inc. ... more

India on pace to run an energy deficit, EIA finds
India ranks among the top energy consumers in the world, with demand increasing at a double-digit rate, analysis from the U.S. Energy Department found. ... more

India's top court raps Modi government over filthy Ganges
India's top court on Wednesday accused the new Hindu nationalist government of failing to move on its promise to clean up the sewage-ridden, sacred river Ganges. ... more

ONGC Videsh signs production sharing contracts in Myanmar
Indian oil company ONGC Videsh announced it signed two production sharing contracts for onshore exploration with partners in Myanmar. ... more

Floods kill 45 in eastern India: official
Flooding in eastern India has killed 45 people and displaced more than 300,000 in the past week, a senior official said Monday, adding that water levels were now gradually receding. ... more


"Red tape" should not mar India-US defense cooperation: Hagel
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday that India and United States should not let "bureaucratic red tape" thwart the momentum of defence partnerships between two of the world's largest democracies. ... more

Biologists discover lake full of jellyfish in India
Marine biologists have discovered a lake in India filled with jellyfish, the nation's first so-called jellyfish lake. Researchers estimated the lake's bed was covered by a swath of jellyfish stretching 13 acres. ... more
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Tibet bus accident kills 44 people, injures 11: Xinhua


India calls off landslide rescue after 151 bodies found


India approves foreign investment hike in railways, defence


Dhaka's residents fight back over vanishing green spaces


Nepal says 156 people killed in landslide, ends search


Australia hires Dutch firm to continue MH370 search


China-India energy rivalry in spotlight as Modi visits Nepal


Nepal landslide toll climbs to 23, scores still missing


India searches for 600 missing fishermen after storm


'No hope' of survivors in deadly Nepal landslide: official

Tibetan monk cremated in Nepal despite China controversy

Rescuers battle rain in search for India landslide victims

More than 150 feared dead in India monsoon landslide

Nepal allows Tibetan monk cremation after China controversy

Australia approves huge India-backed mine

Naval ships from US, India and Japan to start war games

Rising temperatures hinder Indian wheat production

After MH17 tragedy, Australia assures search for MH370 goes on

India could return to Mars as early as 2017

Nepal Army gets emergency bridge kits

Russia envisions major gas pipeline project for India

India clears defence procurement worth $3.5 bn: report

Aniara Selects Dauria Aerospace to Supply Two Small Ku-band GEO Sats

Sri Lanka announces probe into military's alleged rights abuses

Can Modi clean the Ganges, India's biggest sewage line?

Iran says oil exports to Asia in line with contracts

India PM, China's Xi pledge stronger ties in first meeting

Nepal denies Chinese pressure over Tibetan monk's cremation

BRICS bank will reduce Western dominance: China media

Hunting gives deer-damaged forests a shot at recovery

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