Stanford, Calif. – Planting and protecting trees—which trap and absorb carbon dioxide as they grow—can help to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. But a new study suggests that, as a way to...
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The Lab-On-a-Chip, developed at Carnegie in collaboration with NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and Charles River Labs, has been successfully tested on the space shuttle Discovery.
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Global Ecology director Chris Field discusses his latest work, which demonstrates that global warming has already significantly affected agriculture, in a video produced by the Stanford News Service...
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Stanford, Calif. – Over a span of two decades, warming temperatures have caused annual losses of roughly $5 billion for major food crops, according to a new study by researchers at the Carnegie...
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Contact Ken Caldeira at 650-704-7212, or kcaldeira@globalecology.stanford.edu Stanford, CA – Much of the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel burning is absorbed by the oceans. It is...
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Carnegie Contact: Dr. Mark Seibert, (626) 304-0273 or mseibert@ociw.edu   Pasadena, CA – Certain double, or binary, star systems erupt in full-blown explosions and then flare up with smaller...
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Contact Xiao-Jia Chen at 202-478-8924, xjchen@ciw.edu;Viktor Struzhkin at 202-478-8952, struzhkin@gl.ciw.edu; orRussell Hemley at 202-478-8951, rhemley@ciw.edu   Washington, DC — Scientists at...
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Carnegie Contact: Yang Ding; 630-252-4017 or yding@hpcat.aps.anl.gov Washington, D.C. – Scientists at Carnegie’s Geophysical Laboratory have discovered a new type of phase transition—a change from...
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Carnegie Contact: Dr. Allan Spradling, (410) 246-3021 or spradling@ciwemb.edu For a copy of the paper, please contact: AAAS Office of Public Programs; (202) 326-6440 or scipak@aaas.org Baltimore, MD...
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Contact: Dominique Loqué at 650/325-1521, x 249, dloque@stanford.edu; or Wolf Frommer at 650/325-1521, x 208, wfrommer@stanford.edu For a copy of the paper contact Nature magazine h.jamison@nature....
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Contact Dr. Russell Hemley, 202-478-8951, r.hemley@gl.ciw.edu Image at this link http://www.carnegieinstitution.org/hemley/ Washington, D.C. The Carnegie Institution announced today that longtime...
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Contact: Matthew Wright at (202) 939-1142 or mwright@ciw.edu Washington, DC – The National Academy of Sciences has awarded Carnegie president emerita Maxine F. Singer the Public Welfare Medal, the...
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Washington, D.C. – Eleven months ago, NASA’s Stardust mission touched down in the Utah desert with the first solid comet samples ever retrieved from space. Since then, nearly 200 scientists from...
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Stanford, CA - Scientists, including Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology, have found that the Earth's global warming, 55 million years ago, may have...
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Washington, D.C. - The Carnegie Institution announced today that the Carnegie board of trustees has elected Remi Barbier, founder, president & CEO of Pain Therapeutics, Inc., to their board....
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Plant Biology's Shauna Somerville has been elected a 2006 Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
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Washington, D.C. - The Carnegie Institution announced today that the United States Patent Office has recently granted a patent for the work of three inventors--Russell Hemley, Ho-kwang Mao, and Chih-...
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Washington, D.C. Over the last half century, researchers have found that mineral surfaces may have played critical roles organizing, or activating, molecules that would become essential ingredients...
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Washington, D.C. – Water, the only indispensable ingredient of life, is just about the most versatile stuff on Earth. Depending on its temperature we can heat our homes with it, bathe in it, and...
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Pasadena, CA – Astronomers have taken amazing pictures of two of the most distant galaxies ever seen. The ultradeep images, taken at infrared wavelengths, confirm for the first time that these...
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The Baltimore Sun profiles high-risk research at Carnegie Institution's Department of Embryology where "Top scientists get freedom to work."
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Washington, D.C.–Researchers have discovered an isolated, self-sustaining, bacterial community living under extreme conditions almost two miles deep beneath the surface in a South African gold mine...
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Washington, D.C. Scientists at the Carnegie Institution and Penn State University* have discovered evidence showing that microbes adapted to living with oxygen 2.72 billion years ago, at least 300...
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Washington, D.C. – For the first time, astronomers have measured the day and night temperatures of a planet outside our solar system. The team,* which includes Sara Seager of Carnegie’s Department...
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The Geophysical Laboratory director Wesley T. Huntress, Jr. has received the American Astronautical Society's William Randolph Lovelace II Award.
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