rss Last update Experts uncover first molecular events of organ rejection, 1 hour ago

Environment news

Pakistani citizens gasp for clean air

Furhan Hussain moved to Islamabad seeking fresher air, only to find Pakistan's leafy capital in a semi-permanent haze. Frustrated, he joined a vanguard of citizens monitoring pollution themselves amid a void in government ...

dateJun 22, 2017 in Environment
shares15 comments 0

Algae: The final frontier

Algae dominate the oceans that cover nearly three-quarters of our planet, and produce half of the oxygen that we breathe. And yet fewer than 10 percent of the algae have been formally described in the scientific literature, ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Environment
shares12 comments 0

Reducing water use in agriculture

A new LMU project explores ways of monitoring global water consumption. Its primary goals are to determine the total volume of water required for food production, and develop incentives to encourage the sustainable use of ...

dateJun 21, 2017 in Environment
shares13 comments 0

Questions swirl over Portugal fire's 'road of death'

Portugal's N236, now dubbed the "road of death", lies charred black from the devastating fire that swept from one side of forest to the other, trapping families and couples in their cars, and firefighters who had come to ...

Corn better used as food than biofuel, study finds

Corn is grown not only for food, it is also an important renewable energy source. Renewable biofuels can come with hidden economic and environmental issues, and the question of whether corn is better utilized as food or as ...

Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh

Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered a series of deadly landslides in the country.

CHESS mission will check out the space between stars
Plants sacrifice 'daughters' to survive chilly weather
Peering at the crystal structure of lithium
A 100-year-old physics problem has been solved
Quantum thermometer or optical refrigerator?

Find more news articles via sort by date page