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Global Warming Increases the Risk of an Extinction Domino Effect

The complex network of interdependencies between plants and animals multiplies the species at risk of extinction due to environmental change, according to...
cooling system

Fujitsu Immersion Cooling System Receives Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming...

Fujitsu today announced that it has received a 2018 Environment Minister's Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity (Technology Development and Commercialization) for its Fujitsu...
Antarctic ice

Cause of Long, Potentially Damaging Channels on Antarctic Ice Shelves Found

Glaciers in Antarctica are remote and difficult to study, which means much about their behaviour is unknown. These knowledge gaps mean scientists cannot be...
Enzymes

The Global Importance of Enzymes

University of Waikato biological scientist Professor Vic Arcus has been studying enzymes for most of his career, but now he’s taking his research a step further,...
methane emissions

Reducing Methane Emissions Can Play a Key-Role in Reducing Ozone Worldwide

Methane is a climate pollutant that leads to the production of ozone with serious health and environmental impacts 60% of all methane emissions...
World’s Measurement System

A Turning Point for Humanity: Redefining the World’s Measurement System

After decades of groundbreaking laboratory work, the world’s scientific and technical community is about to redefine four of the seven base units for the...
battery

Battery Mainstay Headed for High-Tech Makeover

The complex interactions inside a lead battery while it charges and discharges remain mysterious, even 159 years after the technology’s invention. But now the lead battery...
seafood consumption

How Much Fish Do We Consume? First Global Seafood Consumption Footprint...

Global seafood consumption has more than doubled in the past 50 years, putting stress on the sustainability of fishing Net importing nations must...
Solar-Powered Robots

Preserving Chile’s Water with Solar-Powered Robots

Preserving water is a real challenge in hot, dry parts of the world. “Farmers in these countries often cover water reservoirs with thousands of...
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Climate Change May Drive 10% of Amphibian Species in Brazil’s Atlantic...

Global warming could lead to the extinction of up to 10% of frog and toad species endemic to Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest biome within about...
Tiniest Test Tubes

Peering into Private Life of Atomic Clusters – Using the World’s...

Experts in the Nanoscale and Microscale Research Centre (nmRC) at the University of Nottingham have taken a first peak into the private life of atomic clusters.Having...
cell types

Infrared Beams Show Cell Types in a Different Light

By shining highly focused infrared light on living cells, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) hope to...
Strontium-hardystonite-Gahnite

Can Skippy Disrupt the Sports Injury Repair Market?

The University of Sydney and three industry partners plan to disrupt the billion-dollar ligament-replacement market with new and uniquely Australian materials.The announcement comes in...
amyloid fibrils

Researchers Find Clues About Formation of Toxic Fibrils Involved in Neurodegenerative...

Researchers in the Technion’s Wolfson Faculty of Chemical Engineering have discovered a relation between the structure of α-helical strands in proteins and the formation...
tuberculosis

Scientists Discover How Vitamin A Drives the Lung Immune System to...

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital, Dublin, have discovered how vitamin A drives the lung immune system to deal with tuberculosis...
global warming

Transforming Our Lives Can Limit Global Warming to 1.5c Without New...

The new study, published today in Nature Energy, is the first to show how the 1.5oC global warming target can be reached without increasing our...
global warming

Deforestation May Intensify Global Warming Even More Than Previously Predicted

The global warming process may be even more intense than originally forecast unless deforestation can be halted, especially in the tropical regions.This warning has...
sharks

New Study Suggests Coastal and Deep Ocean Sharks Have Different Feeding...

An international team of researchers studying globally declining shark populations report today that they used carbon isotopes as biochemical markers in shark muscle tissue...
global temperaturevideo

Long-Term Warming Trend Continued in 2017: NASA, NOAA

Earth’s global surface temperatures in 2017 ranked as the second warmest since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA.Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend,...
climate change

Future Climate Change Revealed by Current Climate Variations

A team of scientists from the University of Exeter and the Centre of Ecology and Hydrology has pioneered a new process to reduce uncertainty...