Continuous drug manufacturing offers speed, lower costs
Traditional drug manufacturing is a time-consuming process. Active pharmaceutical ingredients are synthesized in a chemical manufacturing plant and then shipped to another site, where they are converted into ...
Productive farms can be 'greener than organic': study
(PhysOrg.com) -- Farms that aim for high food production using environmentally-friendly practices could be better for the environment than both organic and conventional farms.
Leaked documents indicate EU looking to reclassify carbon emissions from biofuels
White fish from the North Sea is equally climate friendly as farmed fish
The environmental impact of plaice and cod caught wild in the North Sea is similar to that of imported farmed fish like salmon, tilapia and pangasius. This was the conclusion arrived at by LEI, part of Wageningen ...
Managing private and public adaptation to climate change
New research has found that individuals and the private sector have an important role to play in the provision of public policies to help society adapt to the impacts of climate change.
Helping hydrogen move back home
Millions of dollars are being spent on developing electric vehicles. Electric vehicles, powered by hydrogen fuel cells, provide the demanded driving range and low environmental impact. However, hydrogen fuel ...
Cambodia opens controversial mega-dam
Energy-starved Cambodia on Wednesday opened the country's largest hydropower dam to date, a multi-million dollar Chinese-funded project that has attracted criticism from environmental groups.
Fuel economy of new vehicles continues to rise
(PhysOrg.com) -- Average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States is up for the second straight month, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
Fuel economy of new vehicles is up for the first time since last spring
(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time in seven months, average fuel economy of all new vehicles sold in the United States is on the rise, say researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research ...
Long-term study shows acid pollution in rain decreased with emissions
Emissions regulations do have an environmental impact, according to a long-term study of acidic rainfall by researchers at the University of Illinois.
SwRI demonstrates traffic management to minimize environmental impacts
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is collecting and communicating real-time vehicle emissions data to demonstrate new concepts in environment-based traffic management as part of a connected vehicle test ...
The establishment of genetically engineered canola populations in the US
Large, persistent populations of genetically engineered canola 1 have been found outside of cultivation in North Dakota. As genetically engineered crops become increasingly prevalent in the United States, concerns remain ...
U.S. unlikely to hit Renewable Fuel Standard for cellulosic biofuels: report
The biofuel industry will not be able to meet the cellulosic production requirements of the Renewable Fuel Standard without significant advancements in technology or investment, according to a National Academy of Sciences ...
Shale gas could make S.African energy self-sufficient: Shell
Anglo Dutch energy giant Shell said Thursday that shale gas could potentially meet South Africa's future energy needs if controversial "fracking" drilling uncovered large deposits.