Friday, August 12, 2022

Environment

Melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled in recent years, says study

A newly comprehensive study shows that melting of Himalayan glaciers caused by rising temperatures has accelerated dramatically since the start of the 21st century. The...
Scientists find a way to turn plastic waste into jet fuel

Scientists find a way to turn plastic waste into jet fuel

A research group led by Washington State University scientists has found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into jet fuel. In a new...
Beaches near Hiroshima littered with glassy beads from atomic bomb blast 75 years ago

Beaches near Hiroshima littered with glassy beads from atomic bomb blast 75 years ago

Beaches around the Japanese city of Hiroshima are littered with minuscule glassy beads formed from debris melted by the atomic bomb blast that devastated...
This common weed killer linked to human liver disease

This common weed killer linked to human liver disease

In a new study, researchers found that the primary ingredient in popular weed killer Roundup, glyphosate, is linked to human liver disease. This is the...
Low ocean oxygen levels can blind sea creatures

Low ocean oxygen levels could blind sea creatures

Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have found that low oxygen levels in seawater could blind...
This houseplant can keep your home air fresh and healthy

This houseplant can keep your home air fresh and healthy

Fresh home air is very important for our health, but it is not easy to keep the air clean all the time. In a recent...
NASA study confirms global warming trends

NASA study confirms global warming trends

In a new study, NASA researchers have verified the global warming trends with measurements of the 'skin' temperature of the Earth. The data were taken...

Air pollution may harm your kidney health

In a recent study, researchers found that air pollution may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease. They found that air pollution contains harmful toxins...
These 4 metals may raise your risks of stroke and heart disease

These 4 metals may raise your risks of stroke and heart disease

Recently, scientists have found that four common metals, including lead, copper, cadmium, and arsenic, are linked to higher risks of heart disease and stroke. Previous...
More than 90% of glacier in the Alps may disappear by 2100

More than 90% of glacier in the Alps may disappear by 2100

In a new study about glaciers in the European Alps, researchers found that more than 90% of the glacier may disappear by the year...