Road verges could be havens for pollinators

Better-managed road verges can help boost pollinating insects, new research shows.

Oil spill clean-up gets doggone hairy

Researchers have found that dog fur and human hair products -- recycled from salon wastes and dog groomers -- can be just as good...

Atmospheric processes likely caused puzzling haze over China during COVID-19 shutdown

New research indicates that significant enhancement of secondary aerosol formed in the atmosphere via gas-to-particle conversion, together with long-lasting regional transport, may be the...

Atmospheric scientists identify cleanest air on Earth in first-of-its-kind study

A research group has identified an atmospheric region unchanged by human-related activities in the first study to measure bioaerosol composition of the Southern Ocean...

Great potential in regulating plant greenhouse gas emissions

New discoveries on the regulation of plant emissions of isoprenoids can help in fighting climate change - and can become key to the production...

The same few industrial facilities emit majority of toxic pollution year after year

Call them 'super polluters' -- the handful of industrial facilities that emit unusually high levels of toxic chemical pollution year after year. There are...

Carbon dioxide sensor can lower energy use, reduce utility costs

Researchers developed a sensor to help control and cut down on energy consumption through heating and ventilation systems.

What did scientists learn from Deepwater Horizon?

Scientists review what they -- and their science colleagues from around the world -- have learned from studying the spill over the past decade.

Breathing heavy wildfire smoke may increase risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Heavy wildfire smoke may raise the risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. To reduce exposure to wildfire smoke, researchers advise people to stay indoors with...

Coastal pollution reduces genetic diversity of corals, reef resilience

A new study found that human-induced environmental stressors have a large effect on the genetic composition of coral reef populations in Hawai'i. They confirmed...

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