News tagged with environmental research

Identifying trace amounts of molecules

European researchers advanced the frontiers of chemical separation technology. The increased specificity and selectivity regarding identification of biologically relevant molecules should have important impact ...

Sep 10, 2012
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"Green walls" against air pollution

(Phys.org)—Planting vegetation along streets in the city might reduce air pollution better than assumed so far, that is by up to 30 percent instead of one to two percent. This finding was made by Dr. Thomas Pugh, now working ...

Sep 04, 2012
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Human hands leave prominent ecological footprints

Early human activity has left a greater footprint on today's ecosystem than previously thought, say researchers working at the University of Pittsburgh and in the multidisciplinary Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network, ...

Jun 01, 2012
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Canadian ice hockey feels the heat

The future of Canadian outdoor ice hockey – a sport synonymous with the country's culture – is being threatened by anthropogenic climate change, new research suggests.

Mar 04, 2012
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