Archive: 02/03/2014

Waves costly for fish

(Phys.org) —Big waves are energetically costly for fish, and there are more big waves than ever. The good news is that fish might be able to adapt.

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Moisture-buffering plaster sucks up water vapour

Water vapour generated by cooking, taking a shower or drying damp clothes can condense on cold walls, encouraging the growth of mildew and microbes. The company Sto AG, in collaboration with Empa, has developed ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Engineering
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Flooded British villages ignite climate debate

As children climb into boats to get to school and scores of hoses pump floodwaters from fields day and night, one corner of southwest England is trying to reclaim its land. Other Britons watch and wonder: ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Environment
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