Study shows airborne black carbon soot much worse than thought in China and India
3-D Air-Touch display operates on mobile devices
Adobe Flash Player updates confront zero-day exploit
Peru air force brings back its UFO probe team
Peru's air force has said it is reviving a department to research anomalous aerial phenomena—in other words, UFO sightings.
A breath of Beijing air gets metagenomics treatment
Diesel exhaust stops honeybees from finding the flowers they want to forage
Exposure to common air pollutants found in diesel exhaust pollution can affect the ability of honeybees to recognise floral odours, new University of Southampton research shows.
How heat can make your body melt from the inside out
Just as Ray Bradbury's novel Fahrenheit 451 identified a temperature at which paper self-combusts, the Australian Open has just shown the world that there is a temperature at which tennis players start to hal ...
How the detergent of the atmosphere is regenerated
It sounds unlikely: a washing machine recycles used detergent in order to use it again for the next load of dirty washing. But this is just what happens during the degradation of pollutants in the atmosphere. ...
Green roofs may be a source of pollution
Green roofs could become a future source of water pollution, says a new study.
Air pollution tied to exports: Study finds blowback causes extra day per year of ozone smog in LA
Chinese air pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean is often caused by the manufacturing of goods for export to the U.S. and Europe, according to findings by UC Irvine and other researchers published today ...
Arctic lakes show climate on thin ice
(Phys.org) —Ice in northern Alaska's lakes during winter months is on the decline. Twenty years of satellite radar imagery show how changes in our climate are affecting high-latitude environments.
Review: Small changes make a big difference with the iPad Air
Apple's new iPad Air represents a refinement of the company's tablet concept, not a revolution. But that doesn't make it any less compelling.
Robot dragonfly DelFly Explorer avoids obstacles by itself (w/ Video)
TU Delft researchers have developed the DelFly Explorer, the world's first Micro Air Vehicle with flapping wings that can avoid obstacles by itself. The uniqueness of this achievement lies in the DelFly Explorer's ...
Greenland ice stores liquid water year-round
Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a new aquifer in the Greenland Ice Sheet that holds liquid water all year long in the otherwise perpetually frozen winter landscape. The aquifer is extensive, ...