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Apr. 25, 2017 — Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are not in better environmental shape than the rest of the ... read more

A More Than 100% Quantum Step Toward Producing Hydrogen Fuel

Apr. 25, 2017 — Efforts to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels are advancing on various significant fronts. Initiatives include research focused on more efficient production of gaseous hydrogen fuel by using solar ... read more

Apr. 25, 2017 — New research describes for the first time the role that warm, dry winds play in influencing the behavior of Antarctic ice ... read more

Apr. 25, 2017 — Around 2010, the deep waters of Utah's Great Salt Lake contained high levels of toxic methylmercury. Mercury measurements in waterfowl surrounding the lake led to a rare human consumption ... read more

In-Flight, on-Demand Hydrogen Production Could Mean 'Greener' Aircraft

Apr. 24, 2017 — Technion researchers have a developed safe and efficient way to produce hydrogen on board a plane in flight. Using aluminum particles and (fresh or waste), the technology could one day help meet ... read more

Genetic Target for Growing Hardier Plants Under Stress

Apr. 24, 2017 — In a new investigation, researchers have identified two proteins that regulate whether a cell in plant roots forms a hair cell, which increases surface area for absorption, or a non-hair cell. Plants ... read more

Climate Change Predicted to Increase Nile Flow Variability

Apr. 24, 2017 — The unpredictable annual flow of the Nile River is legendary, as evidenced by the story of Joseph and the Pharaoh, whose dream foretold seven years of abundance followed by seven years of famine in a ... read more

Apr. 24, 2017 — Three years of fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of wastewater from fracked wells may pose a threat to surface water, according to a new ... read more

Apr. 21, 2017 — Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to new research. The study found that 17 percent ... read more

Better Way to Predict the Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Production

Apr. 21, 2017 — Many companies want to know how the creation of their products affects the environment. Scientists have now found a way to better predict and quantify environmental ... read more

Application of Statistical Method Shows Promise Mitigating Climate Change Effects on Pine

Apr. 20, 2017 — Confronting evidence that the global climate is changing rapidly relative to historical trends, researchers have developed a new statistical model that, when applied to the loblolly pine tree ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — Increasing water temperatures are responsible for the accumulation of a chemical called nitrite in marine environments throughout the world, a symptom of broader changes in normal ocean biochemical ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — For the first time, scientists have created a global map measuring the cooling effect forests generate by regulating the exchange of water and energy between the Earth's surface and the ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — Looking to improve your overall life satisfaction? Try regularly hiking in a forest or otherwise engaging with the natural ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — In the first ecosystem-wide study of changing sea depths at five large coral reef tracts in Florida, the Caribbean and Hawai'i, researchers found the sea floor is eroding in all five places, and ... read more

Apr. 20, 2017 — Understanding the severity of the BP oil spill has led researchers to a barcoding fish eggs. This will help them to determine where fish are spawning, hopefully leading toward the creation of ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — Humans began measurably and negatively impacting water quality in the Chesapeake Bay in the first half of the 19th century, according to a study of eastern ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — In the first such continent-wide survey, scientists have found extensive drainages of meltwater flowing over parts of Antarctica's ice during the brief ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The fossil fuel fight goes on for scientists as they develop a new method for creating reversible hydrogen storage based on methanol, with no carbon emissions, in the last major paper co-authored by ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — A group of scientists offers photographic proof of climate change using images of retreating ... read more

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