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Google Mountain View campus garden


Google Now Service ‘Adding Music Playback Controls’

Google is apparently adding music playback controls to its Google Now service, Digital Spy reported. Android Police claims that some devices now enable users to control their music via vocal commands following a new update for the Siri rival. Google Now is said to understand commands such as ‘next song/track’, ‘play next song’, ‘stop music’ […]

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European Union flag


Reducing Environmental Impact Of Farms Along ‘Atlantic Arc’

(CORDIS) — Livestock production in certain parts of Europe follows an intensive model which, while economically beneficial, is often damaging to the environment. Side effects of the intensive model of pig, poultry and cattle production include emissions of greenhouse gases (ammonia, nitrous oxide and methane) and soil and water pollution by nitrates. The EU-funded BATFARM […]

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Who Is Responsible For Climate Change?

Calculating the cumulative cost of carbon dioxide emissions gives new insights into the question of who is responsible for climate change. One of the major reasons for the failure of the 2009 Climate Convention Conference in Copenhagen was the issue of carbon debt. Developed countries called for emission reductions in developing countries, while the latter […]