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Analyzing waste gases during simulated Mars mission
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As part of a project to measure the effects of long-term isolation on astronauts, small groups of individuals have been selected to live in a tiny ‘Habitat’ perched on the upper slope of a volcanoin Hawaii. In doing so, the project team has contributed to the understanding of issues that would confront a manned mission to Mars. As part of the project’s research NASA’s ...

New Quantum Metrology Institute at NPL
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As part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme (UKNQT), the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will also establish a Quantum Metrology Institute (QMI) at its Teddington site. This new Institute will cover all of NPL's leading-edge quantum science and metrology research and provide the expertise and facilities needed for academia and industry to test, validate, and ultimately ...

Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution
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The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked. Joshua Apte has alarming findings for anyone who spends time on or near the roads in this city of 25 million. The numbers ...

Noise measurement safeguards hearing
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Unchecked noise levels at work can lead to hearing loss Anyone who has seen the latest figures of civil claims for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) will appreciate the scale of the problem.  The Institute of Actuaries’ latest estimate is that around 80,000 new claims were made in the last year in the UK, representing a substantial increase from the previous year. In fact, according ...

Climate change talks: MEPs chart the course from Lima to Paris
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Talks to be held in Lima next month should enable global partners to reach an ambitious climate agreement in Paris in 2015, so as to keep the world on track for a sub-2°C climate warming scenario, Parliament said in a resolution voted on Wednesday. MEPs reiterated the pledge by the EU and its member states to step up contributions to the UN Green Climate Fund. "We'll be facing a significant ...

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