Misleading mineral may have resulted in overestimate of water in moon
The amount of water present in the moon may have been overestimated by scientists studying the mineral apatite, says a team of researchers led by Jeremy Boyce of the UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary and ...
No signs of radiation in water near nuke dump
Water samples from three reservoirs near the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico show no signs of contamination after a radiation leak at the plant.
Long-term study of uranium release could improve remediation strategies
Uranium poses a serious risk of groundwater contamination at the Hanford Site. But most previous experimental studies addressing this important issue were performed over short-time periods, focusing on the ...
Camera used on moon landing sold for $758,489
It was put on auction as a camera that made it to the moon and back. And it had its price—nearly $760,000.
Efficient analysis of small quantity of cells improves chances to understand disease
For more than a decade Chang Lu, associate professor of chemical engineering at Virginia Tech, has worked on the development of tools to efficiently analyze living cells. The long-term goal is to gain a better understanding ...
Significant baseline levels of arsenic found in Ohio soils are due to natural processes
Geologic and soil processes are to blame for significant baseline levels of arsenic in soil throughout Ohio, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Environmental Quality.