Getting purer berkelium, faster than ever

Researchers need a better way to extract individual heavy metal elements, called actinides, to obtain a purer product. In 2018, researchers discovered that the actinide berkelium, when oxidized, does not form negatively charged ...

Q&A: Two ways researchers are studying marine microplastics

Tiny pieces of plastic in the ocean might seem innocuous on their own, but their growing presence is a frustrating issue facing marine ecosystems. The particles' small size makes them difficult to clean up, and it also allows ...

Developing a 3D liquefaction hazard map

Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology has successfully developed a "three-dimensional liquefaction hazard map" that visually presents ground liquefaction forecasts in the event of an earthquake.

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