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Americans Increasingly Blaming Extreme Weather On Climate Change
2013-05-03 11:19:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from Yale University has provided new insight into how Americans currently perceive major weather events with respect to climate change. According to the report, 58 percent of Americans see a correlation between modern changes in the weather and climate on a global scale. "People are beginning to recognize a pattern of extreme weather across the country and are themselves saying 'Aha, I wonder if climate change has...

2013-04-30 23:14:00

Yale Journal Explores the State of Extended Producer Responsibility Over the past two decades governments around the world have been experimenting with a new strategy for managing waste.  By making producers responsible for their products when they become wastes, policy makers seek to significantly increase the recycling–and recyclability–of computers, packaging, automobiles, and household hazardous wastes such as batteries, used oil motor, and leftover paint–and...

2013-01-21 23:04:29

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new Yale University study finding that for older women, there is no evidence that breast cancer screenings lead to any benefits. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health...

2012-12-14 05:03:42

ForkliftArticles.com takes an unusually detailed inside look at the tailor-made components of a selected Yale lift truck to provide insight into the interaction of parts which results in safety and durability. Moorestown, New Jersey (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 ForkliftArticles.com recently delved into the secret of Yale´s success by focusing on the inner workings of a selected Yale Forklift. Yale sees components as critical to a truck´s value and economic life. The interaction of...

2012-12-04 05:01:08

The Yale University Center for Language Study has Installed the OWL Test Management System for Online Language Assessments in more than 200 Different Languages. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 OWL Testing Software, a premier provider of affordable Web-based testing and assessment systems, announced today that Yale University is using the OWL Test Management System (TMS) in their Center for Language Study (CLS). The CLS is a resource for Yale students of foreign language and also...

Beneficial Bacteria In Honeybees Show Resistance To Antibiotics
2012-10-30 13:18:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Overuse of antibiotics in American agriculture and food production has long been a public concern over the potential for engendering more resilient microbes. A new study from Yale University shows that beneficial bacteria living in the gut of honeybees are demonstrating signs of resistance to such antibiotics. A genetic analysis of the digestive bacteria showed eight different resistance genes for the antibiotic tetracycline in samples...

Star Stream Serves As Light Snack For Growing Milky Way
2012-10-27 05:56:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Milky Way apparently has one voracious appetite, as researchers from a prominent American university have discovered our home galaxy slowly consuming the remnants of an ancient star cluster. Astronomers from Yale University used the Sloan Digital Sky Survey to locate a stream of stars being slowly ingested by the galaxy. While researchers have previously discovered evidence that the Milky Way has gobbled up dwarf galaxies,...

2012-10-22 04:02:15

Designed by Charney Architects with Vanderweil Engineers, Cogeneration Plant Powers Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 The new 15 MWe cogeneration expansion at Yale University´s Sterling Power Plant in New Haven, Conn., was recognized with the 2012 Honor Award for design excellence and sustainability from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Connecticut chapter. Designed by Charney Architects with Vanderweil Power Group, a...

Planet Found Orbiting Two Stars
2012-10-15 13:37:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of international astronomers, along with Planethunters.org volunteers, found the first reported case of a planet orbiting twin suns that in turn is orbited by a second distant pair of stars. Researchers said that only six planets are known to orbit two stars, and none of these are orbited by distant stellar companions. "Circumbinary planets are the extremes of planet formation," said Meg Schwamb of Yale University and lead...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.