News tagged with carbon technology

Greenhouse surprise for red meat

(PhysOrg.com) -- Beef produced in feedlots has a smaller carbon footprint than meat raised exclusively on pastures, according to the surprise results of a new study.

Feb 03, 2010 2.5 / 5 (6) 0

Crystallisation research mimics nature

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research by Victoria University PhD graduate Dr Conrad Lendrum into the crystallisation of calcium carbonate could have far-reaching implications for everything from materials processing to the manufacture ...

Feb 02, 2010 4 / 5 (1) 0

The 'sci' behind the 'fi'

As the voyagers of the Starship Enterprise boldly went to explore new worlds week after week on Star Trek, they used a host of futuristic technologies — including tricorders, holodecks, teleportation systems ...

Dec 11, 2009 4 / 5 (10) 1

Major funding to help cut CO2 emissions

The University of Nottingham is to share in £6.9m of research funding to investigate carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies which could drastically cut CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel power stations. The funding fr ...

May 11, 2009 1.9 / 5 (10) 1

Termite insecticide a potent greenhouse gas

(PhysOrg.com) -- An insecticide used to fumigate termite-infested buildings is a strong greenhouse gas that lives in the atmosphere nearly 10 times longer than previously thought, UC Irvine research has found.

Jan 21, 2009 2.4 / 5 (5) 10