Chlorinated chemicals perform a host of societally useful functions but they also have a dark side Once their use life has ended such agents often become environmental contaminants sometimes resistant to bioremediation In a series ... - Read More
Virginia Tech faculty engineers and students are unravelling fundamental chemical and health properties of the chemical that contaminated the drinking water for the residents of West Virginia Fueled by a $50 000 National Science Foundation ... - Read More
Scientists have known for years that together bacteria and plants can remediate contaminated sites Ramakrishna Wusirika of Michigan Technological University has determined that how you add bacteria to the mix can make a big difference ... - Read More
Hidden underneath the hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual darkness Kartchner Caverns a limestone cave system renowned for its untouched cave formations sculpted over ... - Read More
If you want to get the most out of the sun you have to improve the performance of the materials used An interdisciplinary team of Engineering at Illinois researchers has set its sights on improving ... - Read More
A computational method to quantify the adsorption of gas by porous zeolites should help labs know what to expect before they embark upon slow costly experiments according to researchers at Rice University The new method ... - Read More
Gas and oil deposits in shale have no place to hide from an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technique that provides an inside look at pores and reveals structural information potentially vital to the nation's energy ... - Read More
Catalysts are everywhere They make chemical reactions that normally occur at extremely high temperatures and pressures possible within factories cars and the comparatively balmy conditions within the human body Developing better catalysts however is mainly ... - Read More
Chemists at Indiana University Bloomington have created a symmetrical five sided macrocycle that is easy to synthesize and has characteristics that may help expand the molecular tool box available to researchers in biology chemistry and ... - Read More
Research by Indiana University environmental scientists shows that air pollution removal technology used in self cleaning paints and building surfaces may actually cause more problems than they solve The study finds that titanium dioxide coatings ... - Read More
When designing next generation solar energy conversion systems we must first develop ways to more efficiently utilize the solar spectrum explained Lane Martin whose research group has done just that Share This See Also Materials ... - 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
we have to move the technology from the bench to the real world so that solutions see the light of day which the industry speakers in the session can address Regulatory policies have to keep ... - Read More
The Gulf of Mexico may have a much greater natural ability to self clean oil spills than previously believed an expert in bioremediation said here today at the 245th National Meeting & amp Exposition of ... - Read More
With warm summer days at the beach on the minds of millions of winter weary people scientists are reporting that use of a new water quality test this year could prevent unnecessary beach closures while ... - Read More
There is good news and better news about ground level ozone in American cities While dangerous ozone levels have fallen in places that clamp down on emissions from vehicles and industry a new study from ... - Read More
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