The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout released more than 100 000 tons of the powerful greenhouse gas methane before the well was finally plugged Feb 11 according to the first study of the event ... - Read More
The sun's warmth crosses millions of miles of empty space to create a summer day a campfire roasts marshmallows from several feet away Scientists have understood the mathematics behind this ghostly transfer of heat since ... - Read More
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and developed an easy procedure to make the compound with high yield ” Experiments with some materials have shown that the team’s technology can cut LED costs by as much as 90 percent from current ... - Read More
Finding a technology to shift carbon dioxide CO2 the most abundant anthropogenic greenhouse gas from a climate change problem to a valuable commodity has long been a dream of many scientists and government officials Now ... - Read More
Northwestern University scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser And it's tunable in real time meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors a unique and useful feature The laser technology could lead ... - Read More
In 2013 James Hone Wang Fong Jen Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Columbia Engineering and colleagues at Columbia demonstrated that they could dramatically improve the performance of graphene highly conducting two dimensional 2D carbon by ... - Read More
From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens electronic displays are everywhere As the demand for instant constant communication grows so too does the urgency for more convenient portable devices especially devices ... - Read More
The promising new material molybdenum disulfide MoS2 has an inherent issue that's steeped in irony The material's greatest asset its monolayer thickness is also its biggest challenge Monolayer MoS2's ultra thin structure is strong lightweight ... - Read More
Natural wetlands usually emit methane and sequester carbon dioxide Anthropogenic interventions in particular the conversion of wetlands for agriculture result in a significant increase in CO2 emissions which overcompensate potential decreases in methane emission A ... - Read More
The recent increase in natural gas production could provide a bridge to a lower carbon future because it generates half the carbon dioxide CO2 of coal when burned However natural gas that is leaked into ... - Read More
Global warming may ramp up the flow of methane from groundwater into Arctic lakes allowing more of the potent greenhouse gas to bubble out into the atmosphere according to a new study led by researchers ... - Read More
Leaded gasoline was a larger emission source of the toxic heavy metal lead than mining in South America even though the extraction of metals from the region's mines historically released huge quantities of lead into ... - Read More
A prototype quantum radar that has the potential to detect objects which are invisible to conventional systems has been developed by an international research team led by a quantum information scientist at the University of ... - Read More
The characteristic blue glow from a nuclear reactor is present in radiation therapy too Investigators from Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center led by Brian W Pogue PhD and PhD candidates Adam K Glaser and Rongxiao ... - Read More
A new model describing atomic nuclei proposed by a physicist from the University of Warsaw Faculty of Physics more accurately predicts the properties of various exotic isotopes that are created in supernova explosions or inside ... - Read More
Current air quality legislation in Europe will lead to significant improvements in particulate matter pollution but without further emission control efforts many areas of Europe will continue to see air pollution levels above the limits ... - Read More
Researchers from Chongqing University in China have developed a high sensitive fluorescence based sensor device that can rapidly identify cancer related volatile organic compounds biomarkers found exclusively in the exhaled breath of some people with ... - Read More
But how are the electronic properties of nanodiamonds deposited on a solid state substrate different from those displayed by nanodiamonds in aqueous solutions Dr Tristan Petit working in the HZB team headed by Prof Emad ... - Read More
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