Carbon held in frozen permafrost soils for tens of thousands of years is being released as Arctic regions of the Earth warm and is further fueling global climate change according to a Florida State University ... - Read More
While climatologists are carefully watching carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere another group of scientists is exploring a massive storehouse of carbon that has the potential to significantly affect the climate change picture University of ... - Read More
Could smell hold the key to ending pesticide use UK scientists may have uncovered a natural way of avoiding the use of pesticides and help save plants from attack by recreating a natural insect ... - Read More
MIT chemists have devised an inexpensive portable sensor that can detect gases emitted by rotting meat allowing consumers to determine whether the meat in their grocery store or refrigerator is safe to eat The sensor ... - Read More
is enough to ensure it remains immobilized and therefore stable The paper sensor emerges from the printer ready to use like pH paper The implications are significant says Brennan since the new technology could be ... - Read More
In one of the first studies to examine the potential for using municipal wastewater as a feedstock for algae based biofuels Rice University scientists found they could easily grow high value strains of oil rich ... - Read More
Engineers have combined innovative optical technology with nanocomposite thin films to create a new type of sensor that is inexpensive fast highly sensitive and able to detect and analyze a wide range of gases The ... - Read More
Changes in the biochemical balance of the ocean were a crucial factor in the end Triassic mass extinction during which half of all plant animal and marine life on Earth perished according to new research ... - Read More
Researchers of the University Jena analyze the microbial community in volcanically active soils In a mofette close to the Czech river Plesná in north western Bohemia the team working with Prof Dr Kirsten Küsel found ... - Read More
Bioplastics made from protein sources such as albumin and whey have shown significant antibacterial properties findings that could eventually lead to their use in plastics used in medical applications such as wound healing dressings sutures ... - Read More
The EU wants to further improve the authorization process for agricultural products The different national procedures for this are supposed to be further harmonized Fraunhofer researchers have developed a software for estimating the transfer of ... - Read More
New types of membrane adsorbers remove unwanted particles from water and also at the same time dissolved substances such as the hormonally active bis phenol A or toxic lead To do this researchers at the ... - Read More
Straw powered cars could be a thing of the future thanks to new research from the University of East Anglia UEA A new study pinpoints five strains of yeast capable of turning agricultural by products ... - Read More
A University of Colorado Boulder study shows a ubiquitous type of phytoplankton tiny organisms that are the base of the marine food web appears to be suffering from the effects of ocean acidification caused by ... - Read More
Sunbathers could soon tell when to take shelter in the shade thanks to an early warning sunburn indicator developed by Queen's University Belfast Researchers at Queen's have developed a strip of plastic containing 'smart' ink ... - Read More
it can potentially lower blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce stroke risk But just as connoisseurs thought it couldn’t get any better there’s this tasty new tidbit Researchers have found a way to make the ... - Read More
the syrupy liquid is a common food additive used to absorb excessive moisture and stabilize mixtures For example it is in some foods that contain artificial sweeteners as well as in some pastry icings It ... - Read More
Radiation suddenly contaminates the land your family has farmed and lived on for generations Can soil play a role in protecting crops and human health Research in Fukushima Japan may lend an answer On March ... - Read More
Milk is a key element for household food security and provides a stable income to farmers including women who are usually in charge of taking care of the milk producing animals in the low income ... - Read More
Researchers in the Philippines are using green engineering to develop a low cost dam that aims to prevent flooding generate electricity and help end food and water shortages Image Name The dam's frame consists of ... - Read More
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