News tagged with carbonate

NASA-led study solves a methane puzzle

A new NASA-led study has solved a puzzle involving the recent rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, with a new calculation of emissions from global fires. The new study resolves what looked like irreconcilable ...

dateJan 03, 2018 in Environment
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Healthier air due to the low emission zone

The low emission zone in Leipzig was established in March 2011, allowing only diesel vehicles of Euro4 and higher with few exceptions. The ban of older vehicles and subsequent modernization of the car fleet resulted in slightly ...

dateDec 21, 2017 in Environment
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Plant defense following the iron-maiden principle

Calcium phosphate is a typical component of teeth and bones. It has recently been shown that plants of the rock nettle family also use this very hard mineral in their "teeth" to defend themselves against their animal enemies. ...

dateDec 20, 2017 in Biotechnology
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