A NASA study using two years of observations from a novel mountaintop instrument finds that Los Angeles' annual emissions of methane an important greenhouse gas are 18 to 61 percent higher than widely used estimates ... - Read More
Scientists at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are learning how the properties of water molecules on the surface of metal oxides can be used to better control these minerals and use ... - Read More
Released 24 Dec 2014 11 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom Department of Energy Office of Science more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Dec 25 2014 Daniel Kaplan and Peter ... - Read More
The team responsible for the Sample Analysis at Mars SAM instrument suite on NASA's Curiosity rover has made the first definitive detection of organic molecules at Mars Organic molecules are the building blocks of all ... - Read More
Not all boreholes are the same Scientists of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT used mobile measurement equipment to analyze gaseous compounds emitted by the extraction of oil and natural gas in the USA For ... - Read More
Released 7 Nov 2014 10 00 AM ESTEmbargo expired 11 Nov 2014 11 00 AM ESTSource Newsroom American Institute of Physics AIP more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only ... - Read More
A new technique makes it possible to quickly detect the presence of drugs or to monitor certain medical conditions using only a single drop of blood or urine representing a potential tool for clinicians and ... - Read More
It has been known for several years that sulfuric acid contributes to the formation of tiny aerosol particles which play an important role in the formation of clouds The new study by Kürten et al ... - Read More
How much does bromine affect stratospheric ozone Answering this question is the primary objective of measurements by a multi instrument gondola carried by a high altitude balloon The gondola accommodates a unique combination of remote ... - Read More
Nuclear engineers at Oregon State University have developed a small portable and inexpensive radiation detection device that should help people all over the world better understand the radiation around them its type and intensity and ... - Read More
A tool to help brain surgeons test and more precisely remove cancerous tissue was successfully used during surgery according to a Purdue University and Brigham and Women's Hospital study The Purdue designed tool sprays a ... - Read More
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Berkeley Lab and the University of Hawaii have uncovered the first step in the process that transforms gas phase molecules into solid particles like soot ... - Read More
Methane is a simple molecule consisting of just one carbon atom bound to four hydrogen atoms But that simplicity belies the complex role the molecule plays on Earth it is an important greenhouse gas is ... - Read More
If you have it you probably don't know it Cytomegalovirus or CMV is perhaps one of the biggest pathogens you've never heard of big both proportionately and epidemiologically It contains approximately 200 genes compared to ... - Read More
It's not only the biology of lakes that varies with the climate and other environmental factors it's also their chemistry More knowledge about this is needed to understand the ecology of lakes and their role ... - Read More
Scientists at Rice University have created a nanoscale detector that checks for and reports on the presence of hydrogen sulfide in crude oil and natural gas while they're still in the ground The nanoreporter is ... - Read More
Released 1 30 2014 4 00 PM ESTSource Newsroom Tulane University more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Jan 31 2014 Tulane University Chemistry Professor Igor Rubtsov and a ... - Read More
Previous studies have established that carbon binds to tiny mineral particles In this latest study published in Nature Communications researchers of the Technische Universität München TUM and the Helmholtz Zentrum München have shown that the ... - Read More
Proteins are basic building blocks of life The chemistry and structure of proteins are essential for their biological function Indeed the structure of proteins determines their mechanical and catalytic properties e g enzymes Such functions ... - Read More
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