Ocean uptake of carbon dioxide could drop as carbon emissions are cut

The ocean is so sensitive to declining greenhouse gas emissions that it immediately responds by taking up less carbon dioxide, says a new study....

Etching the road to a hydrogen economy using plasma jets

Hydrogen is a clean energy source that can be produced by splitting water molecules with light. However, it is currently impossible to achieve this...

Scientists decipher the role of carbon and the break-up of continents

An international collaboration has led scientists to new insights into the storage and dynamic transfer of carbon below thick and very old continental crust.

New research leads to lighter and greener bridges

A recently completed research project revealed the potential for reducing material used for a suspension bridge deck by more than 25 per cent --...

Solar hydrogen production: Splitting water with UV is now at almost 100% quantum efficiency

Scientists have successfully split water into hydrogen and oxygen using light and meticulously designed catalysts, and they did so at the maximum efficiency meaning...

‘Major gaps’ in understanding how land-use changes affect spread of diseases

The quest to discover how new diseases -- such as Covid-19 -- emerge and spread in response to global land-use change driven by human...

Rivers help lock carbon from fires into oceans for thousands of years

The extent to which rivers transport burned carbon to oceans - where it can be stored for tens of millennia - is revealed in...

Bacteria fed by algae biochemicals can harm coral health

A new study found that the outcome of the competition between coral and turf algae is determined by the assemblage of microbes at the...

Living near oil and gas wells tied to low birth weights in infants

In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers found that pregnant rural California residents living within 0.62 miles (1 kilometer) of high-production...

PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) exposure may cause menopause to occur two years earlier in women, according to a new study.

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