The eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula a finger of the southern polar continent that juts toward South America has experienced summer warming of perhaps a half degree per decade a greater rate than possibly ... - Read More
University of Illinois researchers have developed a new way to produce highly uniform nanocrystals used for both fundamental and applied nanotechnology projects We have developed a unique approach for the synthesis of highly uniform icosahedral ... - Read More
A smart combination of different crops such as beans and maize can significantly cut the use of crop protection agents and at the same time reduce the need for fertilizers Integrating ecological knowledge from nature ... - Read More
A team of scientists find in the Laguna de Rio Seco lagoon at an altitude of 3 020 m evidence of atmospheric pollution caused by lead and linked to metallurgical activities from 3 900 years ... - Read More
Billions of people worldwide burn animal dung crop residues wood and charcoal to cook their meals And the chemicals produced and inhaled sicken or kill millions At particular risk are women who prepare their families' ... - Read More
It sounds like science fiction but a team from the University of Exeter with support from Shell has developed a method to make bacteria produce diesel on demand While the technology still faces many significant ... - Read More
What is the origin of the volatile hydrocarbons other than methane present in city air Mainly gasoline powered vehicles 1 according to a study carried out by a French US team 2 including French researchers ... - Read More
Call it the ultimate nature documentary Scientists at the University of Toronto have recorded atomic motions in real time offering a glimpse into the very essence of chemistry and biology at the atomic level Share ... - Read More
With coastal areas bracing for rising sea levels new research indicates that cutting emissions of certain pollutants can greatly slow down sea level rise this century Share This See Also Global Warming Climate Air Quality ... - Read More
despite several disadvantages Ethanol for instance has a lower energy content per gallon than gasoline which can reduce fuel mileage Ethanol also has a corrosive effect on car engines and can’t easily be used in ... - Read More
manufacturers stopped adding it to common household products ” Other speakers in the symposium focused on the ongoing problem of arsenic contamination in the 21st century Arsenic occurs naturally in elevated concentrations in the soil ... - Read More
Scientists today described evidence that natural substances extracted from unroasted coffee beans can help control the elevated blood sugar levels and body weight that underpin type 2 diabetes Their presentation on chlorogenic acids ― widely ... - Read More
to liquid petroleum products Natural gas is widely seen as a cleaner energy source than other fossil fuels like coal and petroleum Alivisatos described nanoparticle based technologies that promise to improve existing conversion processes The ... - Read More
from Augusta Honduras Now a major heritage site Augusta was founded as an English stronghold on Roatan Island from 1742 1748 and hosted a mix of English militia and indigenous Miskitu While historical documents provide ... - Read More
intramolecular or intermolecular Here we report results on radical cation stability and reactivity for possible redox shuttles in order to understand the possible mechanisms for the shuttle reaction in batteries DFT design and study of ... - Read More
At least nine Nobel laureates have research that will be presented here this week during the 245th National Meeting & amp Exposition of the American Chemical Society the world’s largest scientific society Research from the ... - Read More
Pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams with unknown impacts on aquatic life and water quality So reports a new Ecological Applications paper which highlights the ecological cost of pharmaceutical waste and the ... - Read More
When blessed with a resource in overwhelming abundance it's generally a good idea to make valuable use of that resource Lignocellulosic biomass is the most abundant organic material on Earth For thousands of years it ... - Read More
Chemists at the California Institute of Technology Caltech and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory believe they can now explain one of the remaining mysteries of photosynthesis the chemical process by which plants convert sunlight into ... - Read More
Graphene the single atom thick form of carbon has become famous for its extraordinary strength But less than perfect sheets of the material show unexpected weakness according to researchers at Rice University in Houston and ... - Read More
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