The increasing acidification of ocean waters caused by rising atmospheric carbon dioxide levels could rob sharks of their ability to sense the smell of food, a new study suggests.
On July 2, NASA successfully launched the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2), a remote sensing satellite on a mission to precisely measure carbon dioxide levels in our planet's atmosphere. As a bonus OCO-2 will also help ...
(Phys.org) —University of Illinois engineers are bringing a touch of color to glucose monitoring.
Despite significant reduction in smog-producing toxins, the Greater Toronto Area still violates ozone standards
Despite a significant reduction in smog-producing toxins in past decade, GTA still violates Canada's ozone standards
A chemical used in dry cleaning and fire extinguishers may have been phased out in recent years but NASA said Wednesday that carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) is still being spewed into the atmosphere from an unknown source.
An animal biologist says poor nutrition results in genetic damage to sperm cells and lower sperm motility for rams.
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.
Rising CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere will stimulate harmful algal blooms at a global level. This warning is issued by scientists Jolanda Verspagen and Jef Huisman of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on ...
Although the days of odd behavior among hat makers are a thing of the past, the dangers mercury poses to humans and the environment persist today.
(Phys.org) —NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, which launched on July 2, will soon be providing about 100,000 high-quality measurements each day of carbon dioxide concentrations from around the globe. Atmospheric scientists ...