Environment

For heart health, environment really matters

For heart health, environment really matters

In a new research project including three studies, researchers find that current extreme-weather warning may not be sufficient to protect people and that owning...
Wearable 'microbrewery' could help check daily radiation exposure instantly

Wearable ‘microbrewery’ could help check daily radiation exposure instantly

The same way that yeast yields beer and bread can help hospital lab workers better track their daily radiation exposure, enabling a faster assessment...
Scientists present concept to eliminate traffic jams

Scientists present concept to eliminate traffic jams

A team of researchers from Cologne and New York present proposals for the traffic management of the future. A dynamic and fair toll for road...

Carbon dioxide levels on flight deck affect airline pilot performance

Higher carbon dioxide levels on the flight deck directly affect pilots’ flight performance Commercial airline pilots were significantly better at performing advanced maneuvers in a...
Mendocino complex fires now largest in California's history

Mendocino complex fires now largest in California’s history

California has been dealing with record breaking fires for the past month and they aren't even halfway through their fire season. The Mendocino Complex eclipsed...
Anthony DiChiara works in lab on a sponge the can remove dye through chemical reaction

New sponge-like material could remove harmful dyes in lakes and rivers

Dyes are widely used in industries such as textiles, cosmetics, food processing, papermaking and plastics. Globally, we produce about 700,000 metric tons — the weight...
low level of air pollution, heart change

Even low air pollution is linked to serious changes in the heart

In a new UK study, researchers find that people exposed to air pollution levels well within UK guidelines have changes in the structure of...
Carbon stored in Earth's soil is entering atmosphere faster, thanks to warming temperatures

Carbon stored in Earth’s soil is entering atmosphere faster, thanks to warming temperatures

As temperatures rise, Earth's soil is 'breathing' more heavily The vast reservoir of carbon stored beneath our feet is entering Earth's atmosphere at an increasing...
As globe warms up, heatwave deaths will steadily rise by 2080

As globe warms up, heatwave deaths will steadily rise by 2080

In a recent international study led by Monash University in Australia, researchers find that If people cannot adapt to future climate temperatures, heatwave deaths...
Raging California fires create havoc for the state

Raging California fires create havoc for the state

From last night until today the Carr fire has consumed 12,000 more acres for a total of 110,154 acres and is 27% contained. The number...