Archive: 27/05/2009

First 'nanorust' field test slated in Mexico

Rice University researchers today announced that the first field tests of "nanorust," the university's revolutionary, low-cost technology for removing arsenic from drinking water, will begin later this year in Guanajuato, ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Toward cheap underwater sensor nets

UC San Diego computer scientists are one step closer to building low cost networks of underwater sensors for real time underwater environmental monitoring. At the IEEE Reconfigurable Architectures Workshop in Rome, Italy, ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Engineering
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Most polluted ecosystems recoverable, study says

Most polluted or damaged ecosystems worldwide can recover within a lifetime if societies commit to their cleanup or restoration, according to an analysis of 240 independent studies by researchers at the Yale School of Forestry ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Environment
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