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Thursday, March 30, 2023
Juvenile black rockfish affected by marine heat wave but not always for the worse, research shows
A juvenile black rockfish Photo Credit: Will Fennie Larvae produced by black rockfish, a linchpin of the West Coast commercial fishing indus...
Coconuts and lemons enable a thermal wood for indoor heating and cooling
Peter Olsén and Céline Montanari, researchers in the Department of Biocomposites at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, say the ...
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Deep ocean currents around Antarctica headed for collapse
Direct measurements taken from the deep ocean have established that warming is already underway. Photo Credit: Pixabay Antarctic circulatio...
Mimicking biological enzymes may be key to hydrogen fuel production
Nickel-iron hydrogenase, described by researchers as “one of nature’s most complicated and beautiful enzymes,” may be crucial in the world’s...
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Preserving the stars: light pollution and what you can do about it
Astrophysicist Ms Kirsten Banks explains what we can do to reverse the impact of "light glow". Photo Credit: UNSW Sydney. An astro...
Turtle and crocodile species with unique characteristics are more likely to go extinct
A Mugger Crocodile (Crocodylus palustris). In Pakistan, this species is still illegally hunted for its skin. Image Credit: Bishnu Sarangi N...
Climate change threatens lemurs on Madagascar
A female grey mouse lemur (Microcebus murinus) carrying an infant. Photo Credit: Manfred Eberle They are small, have a high reproductive out...
Eco-efficient cement could pave the way to a greener future
Wei Meng (left) and Bing Deng are co-authors on the study. Deng holds a sample of cement made with coal fly ash purified through a flash Jou...
Monday, March 27, 2023
Surprise effect: Methane cools even as it heats
Annual mean near-surface air temperature response to methane, decomposed into (a) longwave and shortwave effects; (b) longwave effects only;...
Fish Will Help Scientists to Measure Levels of Radiation
Researchers' finding will supplement the radiation monitoring of rivers and lakes in the Southern Urals. Photo Credit: Rodion Narudinov...
Researchers develop electrolyte enabling high efficiency of safe, sustainable zinc batteries
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Oregon State University Scientists led by an Oregon State University researcher have developed a new electrolyte t...
Friday, March 24, 2023
Climate change threatens global fisheries
Euchaeta marina (Calanoid Copepod). Photo Credit: Julian Uribe-Palomino IMOS-CSIRO. A major study has found that the diet quality of fish ac...
Thursday, March 23, 2023
New wood-based technology removes 80 percent of dye pollutants in wastewater
Researchers at Chalmers have developed a new biobased material, a form of powder based on cellulose nanocrystals to purify water from pollut...
Can Artificial Intelligence Predict Spatiotemporal Distribution of Dengue Fever Outbreaks with Remote Sensing Data?
Image Credit: Sophia University Full Size Image Researchers train machine learning model with climatic and epidemiology remote sensing data ...
Microplastics limit energy production in tiny freshwater species
Paramecium bursaria Image Credit: Picturepest ( CC BY 2.0 ) Microplastic pollution reduces energy production in a microscopic creature found...
Drought, Heat Waves Worsen West Coast Air Pollution Inequality
Shasta Lake, Calif. on August 25th, 2014 at Bridge Bay Resort and Marina. Lake Shasta is part of the Central Valley Project, operated by the...
Wastewater could be the key to tracking more viruses than just COVID-19
Boehm lab graduate student Winnie Zambrana showing how wastewater samples are processed to test for evidence of viruses. Photo Credit: Harry...
At least 80% of the world’s most important sites for biodiversity on land currently contain human developments
Photo Credit: Siggy Nowak A study has found that infrastructure worldwide is widespread in sites that have been identified as international...
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Climate change affects greenhouse gas emissions from stream networks
Photo Credit: Mitchell Kmetz Natural greenhouse gas emissions from streams and lakes are strongly linked to water discharge and temperature...
New UBC water treatment zaps ‘forever chemicals’ for good
UBC researchers devised a unique adsorbing material that is capable of capturing all the PFAS present in the water supply. Photo Credit: M...
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