A new research project helps agro-food sector small and medium size enterprises, such as bakeries and breweries, improve their environmental sustainability
Solar energy is ever more becoming an important source of renewable power generation. A serious problem for the productivity of solar power plants is desert dust: it obscures the sun and makes the mirrors dirty. To prevent ...
Domesticating Atlantic Bluefin Tuna may help meet the food industry's demand for this endangered species. However, making such an endeavour sustainable is a challenging task.
Bacteria may be the key to produce useful bioplastics from the gasification of urban waste.
Reducing the energy consumption of an office building does not automatically imply less comfort for the users.
As the link between air pollution and several illnesses has been established, air quality forecast will play an increasing role in mitigating health risk.
Acceptance of genetically modified organisms is a complex issue linked to public perception of their potential benefits. Brian Wynne, professor of science studies at Lancaster University, tells youris.com about his long time ...
A brand new window with thin-layer glazing combines energy efficiency with the aesthetics of a baroque window.
Scientists develop prediction tools to model impact of policies aimed at reducing our ecological footprint
Scientists keep producing increasingly complex modelling tools to evaluate urgently needed mitigating strategies of our carbon footprint. However, it is policy makers who have to decide on measures to curb our CO2 emissions. ...
To help decision makers mitigate the consequence of alien plant and animal invasion, an EU-wide database maintains a black list of these unwelcome biological invaders.