News tagged with sustainability

Standard to improve sustainable manufacturing

Anyone who's ever covered a wall with sticky notes to clearly map all of the steps in a process knows how valuable that exercise can be. It can streamline workflow, increase efficiency and improve the overall quality of the ...

dateMay 26, 2016 in Engineering
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Mille-feuille-filter removes viruses from water

A simple paper sheet made by scientists at Uppsala University can improve the quality of life for millions of people by removing resistant viruses from water. The sheet, made of cellulose nanofibers, is called the mille-feuille ...

dateMay 18, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Landscape ecology must play a role in policymaking

The world faces unprecedented environmental transformation. Successfully managing and adapting to a rapidly changing Earth requires the swift action of well-informed policymakers. In a State of the Science report for BioScience, ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Environment
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NASA sees wind shear end Tropical Cyclone Amos

On Sunday, April 24, 2016 Tropical Cyclone Amos ran into increasing wind shear that tore the storm apart. A composite satellite image from two satellites showed waning precipitation and lack of thunderstorm development from ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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