News tagged with toxic gases

'Blood test' for crook corals

(Phys.org)—Australian researchers are harnessing a world-first scientific discovery to develop a stress-test for coral, to measure how coral reefs are being impacted by pressures from climate change and human activity.

Feb 27, 2013 not rated yet 0

Nanofibers clean sulfur from fuel

(Phys.org)—Sulfur compounds in petroleum fuels have met their nano-structured match. University of Illinois researchers developed mats of metal oxide nanofibers that scrub sulfur from petroleum-based fuels ...

Dec 17, 2012 5 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

Some flame retardants make fires more deadly

Some of the flame retardants added to carpets, furniture upholstery, plastics, crib mattresses, car and airline seats and other products to suppress the visible flames in fires are actually increasing the danger of invisible ...

Mar 27, 2012 not rated yet 0