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Algae from wastewater solves two problems

In one of the first studies to examine the potential for using municipal wastewater as a feedstock for algae-based biofuels, Rice University scientists found they could easily grow high-value strains of oil-rich ...

dateApr 02, 2015 in Biotechnology
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US to propose stricter smog standard

Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and ...

dateNov 26, 2014 in Environment
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Study: Major hurricane could devastate Houston

With the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, a new analysis from experts at several Texas universities is warning that a major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region. A report issued today ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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