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August 12, 2020

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Warming Threat to Tropical Forests Risks Release of Carbon from Soil

Billions of tons of carbon dioxide risk being lost into the atmosphere due to tropical forest soils being significantly more sensitive to climate change than previously ...

Upcycling Plastic Waste Toward Sustainable Energy Storage

Engineering professors and their students have been working for years on creating improved energy storage materials from sustainable sources, such as glass bottles, beach sand, Silly Putty, and ...

Agriculture Replaces Fossil Fuels as Largest Human Source of Sulfur in the Environment

New research identifies fertilizer and pesticide applications to croplands as the largest source of sulfur in the environment -- up to 10 times ...
Plants are factories that manufacture yield from light and carbon dioxide -- but parts of this complex process, called photosynthesis, are hindered by a lack of raw materials ...
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Air Pollution in Ireland Associated With Strokes, Research Finds

Scientists have found that air pollution in the winter is associated with more hospitalisations for all strokes in ...

COVID Recovery Choices Shape Future Climate

A new study warns that even with some lockdown measures staying in place to the end of 2021, without more structural interventions global temperatures will only be roughly 0.01°C lower than expected ...

New Science Behind Algae-Based Flip-Flops

Sustainable flip-flops: A team of researchers has formulated polyurethane foams made from algae oil to meet commercial specifications for midsole shoes and the foot-bed of ...

Study Finds High Levels of Toxic Pollutants in Stranded Dolphins and Whales

Researchers examined toxins in tissue concentrations and pathology data from 83 stranded dolphins and whales from 2012 to 2018. They looked at 11 different animal species to test for 17 different ...

Scientists Identify Missing Source of Atmospheric Carbonyl Sulfide

Researchers report that anthropogenic sources of carbonyl sulfide (OCS), not just oceanic sources, account for much of the missing source of OCS in the atmosphere. Their findings provide better ...

A Closer Look at Water-Splitting's Solar Fuel Potential

Scientists have gained important new insight into how the performance of a promising semiconducting thin film can be optimized at the nanoscale for renewable energy technologies such as solar ...

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Liquid Fuel

Chemists report a new electrocatalyst that converts carbon dioxide and water into ethanol with very high energy efficiency, high selectivity for the desired final product and low ...

New Acid Mine Drainage Treatment Turns Waste Into Valuable Critical Minerals

A new way to treat acid mine drainage (AMD) could help transform the environmental pollution problem into an important domestic source of the critical rare earth elements needed to produce technology ...

Algal Symbiosis Could Shed Light on Dark Ocean

New research has revealed a surprise twist in the symbiotic relationship between a type of salamander and the alga that lives inside its eggs. A new paper reports that the eggs compete with the algae ...

Carbon Footprinting and Pricing Under Climate Concerns

Marketers can lead how their companies can use the cost and demand effects of reducing the carbon footprint of their products to determine the profit-maximizing ...

Disparities in a Common Air Pollutant Are Visible from Space

As a global center for petrochemical manufacturing, Houston, Texas, experiences some of the worst air quality in the country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Evidence suggests ...

Ancient Mountains Recorded in Antarctic Sandstones Reveal Potential Links to Global Events

A new analysis of sandstones from Antarctica indicates there may be important links between the generation of mountain belts and major transitions in Earth's atmosphere and oceans. A team of ...

Geologists Publish New Findings on Carbonate Melts in Earth's Mantle

Geologists have discovered how carbon-rich molten rock in the Earth's upper mantle might affect the movement of seismic ...

In a Warming World, New England's Trees Are Storing More Carbon

The study reveals that the rate at which carbon is captured from the atmosphere at Harvard Forest nearly doubled between 1992 and ...

For Solar Boom, Scrap Silicon for This Promising Mineral

Engineers have found that photovoltaic wafers in solar panels with all-perovskite structures outperform photovoltaic cells made from state-of-the-art crystalline silicon, as well as ...

A large number of the valley networks scarring Mars's surface were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice, not by free-flowing rivers as previously thought, according to new research. The ...

Scientists have developed a new model that successfully predicted seven of the Sun's biggest flares from the last solar cycle, out of a set of nine. With more development, the model could be ...

Tiny Plants Crucial for Sustaining Dwindling Water Supplies: Global Analysis

Miniscule plants growing on desert soils can help drylands retain water and reduce erosion, researchers have ...

Plastics, Pathogens and Baby Formula: What's in Your Shellfish?

The first landmark study using next-generation technology to comprehensively examine contaminants in oysters in Myanmar reveals alarming findings: the widespread presence of human bacterial pathogens ...

New and Unique Class of Carbohydrate Receptors

Researchers have determineD the crystal structure of an exopolysaccharide receptor. The results give insight into how plants and microbes communicate, and this knowledge can hopefully be used for ...

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