Research project studies fungi found in popular drink
(Phys.org) —A research project at Indiana State University into a popular packaged drink has found five types of fungus.
Nonnative salmon alter nitrification in Great Lakes tributaries
Nonnative species can affect the biogeochemistry of an ecosystem. For instance, Pacific salmon have been introduced as a sport fishery in many streams and lakes beyond their native range, but their introduction may be altering ...
Desert nomads marvel at water purifying device
Omar Razzouki gazes intently at the wooden box, marvelling at what might be the solution to the perennial water woes that he and other nomads like him across the Sahara desert face daily.
The first caffeine-'addicted' bacteria
Some people may joke about living on caffeine, but scientists now have genetically engineered E. coli bacteria to do that—literally. Their report in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology describes bacteria bein ...
Evidence continues to point to alcohol as the main cause of nightlife violence, new study finds
The results of a new national study, led by Deakin University, show that alcohol remains the driver for most of the harm experienced in the night-time entertainment districts across the country, with greater levels of intoxication ...
Global poverty is shrinking, study finds
Global poverty is declining and may be eradicated altogether in some countries in the next 20 years, a new study by the University of Oxford has found. ...
Herbal defluoridation of drinking water
Researchers in India have developed a filter system based on a medicinal herb, which they say can quickly and easily remove "fluoride" from drinking water. The technology described in the March issue of the International Jo ...
Lima billboard is tapped for drinking water
Report finds Floridians value water resources, want to conserve
Floridians are more concerned with water quality than quantity, the results of a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences water survey suggest.
Fujifilm shows off bendable 'Beat' diaphragm speaker
Water restored in Chile capital after day-long cut
Water has been restored in Chile's capital Santiago after a 24-hour pollution-related outage that affected more than two million people, the water utility said Wednesday.
US town bans bottled water
Water, water everywhere—just not in plastic bottles, says a town in the US state of Massachusetts.
Simple opening page increases chance of website being used further
If a website's homepage is full of information and images then visitors will click away faster than if they first see a quiet and clear page. So if you want your website to be used, it must have a simple opening page. NWO ...
Put the kettle on? When tea drinkers were viewed as irresponsible as whiskey drinkers
Poor women who drank tea were viewed as irresponsible as whisky drinkers in early 19th-century Ireland, new research by Durham University has unearthed.