Impact

First World Conference on Climate Impacts: Painting the Big Picture

For the first time ever, scientists and stakeholders from all over the world come together this week to have a look at the big impacts picture. They assemble…

DuPont at Chillventa 2012: New Technologies to Reduce Refrigerants’ Environmental Impact

At Chillventa 2012 from October 9 to 11 in Nuremberg/Germany, DuPont Refrigerants (Hall 4, Booth 410) will be showcasing new refrigerant solutions that will…

Climate change and nature conservation – IMPACT presents adaptation strategies for protected areas

This is the conclusion the Sustainable Development Summit drew in Rio de Janeiro in June 2012. The EU-project HABIT-CHANGE developed adaptation strategies for…

Fraunhofer Speeds Up Thin Film Development And Industrialization With Deposition System From Impact Coatings

Impact Coatings has delivered an industrial a high-rate sputtering system, InlineCoater 300, to Fraunhofer. Fraunhofer is using the high throughput to increase…

What shields gay youth from suicide

What protects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youths from considering suicide and, conversely, what makes them most vulnerable to it? The…

Quantifying climate impacts: new comprehensive model comparison launched

To assess these impacts more accurately, a comprehensive comparison of computer-based simulations from all over the world will start this week. For the first…

Study flags over-reliance on computer tests in return-to-plan decisions after concussion

“Our knowledge of the effects of concussions continues to evolve,” said Thomas Redick, assistant professor of psychology at IUPUC. “We should continue to ask…

Researchers develop new way to predict heart transplant survival

“Donor hearts are a limited resource,” says John V. Conte, M.D., a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the senior…

UMD-led deep impact spacecraft successfully flies by comet Hartley 2

Scientists and mission controllers are studying never-before-seen images of Hartley 2 appearing on their computer terminal screens. See images at:…

The Impact of the Diffusion of Maize to the Southwestern United States

Published the week of Dec. 7 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study, co-authored by Gayle Fritz, Ph.D., professor of anthropology in…

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