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methane

A New Way to Harness Wasted Methane

Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to...
anaemia

‘The Iron Lady’ And the Paradox of Treating Anaemia

The global burden of iron deficiency anaemia hasn’t changed in the past 20 years, particularly in children and women of reproductive age Dora Pereira There’s a...
antibiotic

Simulated Patient Study Sheds New Light on Antibiotic Use in India

In a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, researchers at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health...
infectious diseases

New Global Migration Mapping to Help Fight Against Infectious Diseases

Geographers at the University of Southampton have completed a large scale data and mapping project to track the flow of internal human migration in...
Bioenergy

Bioenergy crops are not a risk to food production, says a...

Scientists have challenged the popular belief that growing crops for bioenergy will cut food production, a concern they say is stalling new schemes. In a...
Carbon Pricing

MIT joins Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition

Led by World Bank and IMF, coalition seeks to price emissions to tackle climate change.
drones

Human eyes assist drones, teach machines to see

Drone images accumulate much faster than they can be analyzed. Researchers have developed a new approach that combines crowdsourcing and machine learning to speed...
tata power

UCLA researchers to help Tata Power in India deliver energy more...

Advanced technologies will enable utility to serve more people in developing countries
energy, Transformational Energy Technologies, High-Performance Solar Power, arpa-e, REFUEL

$1.25 Billion In Private Follow-On Funding For Transformational Energy Technologies

DOE Looks to Mission Innovation to Further Energy R&D as ARPA-E Technologies Continue to Demonstrate Technical and Commercial Impact