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Renewable energy branches out

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 4 Dec 2017

A team from the US have found a way to convert one of the World’s most abundant polymer – lignin –i…

New ‘supermolecule’ created to decontaminate water supplies

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 26 Apr 2017

Researchers at the University of Surrey have produced a method of detecting and removing contaminan…

Carbon based filters offer hope for Fukushima clean up

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 8 Feb 2017

Researchers from Russia and the US have discovered a method to extract radioactive elements from co…

Elemental discovery points to history of water on Mars

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 19 Dec 2016

Boron has been detected for the first time on planet Mars, indicating the presence of long-term gro…

Space mission to measure biomass step closer to lift-off

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 26 May 2016

A mission to measure the Earth’s biomass is closer to launch after a contract to build its necessar…

Study offers hope for cleaning radioactive water

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 22 Apr 2016

US scientists have discovered a new chemical method to immobilise uranium in contaminated groundwat…

Lead exposure can affect children’s sleep

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 16 Dec 2015

Lead exposure in early childhood can increase the risk for sleep problems, new study finds.

Can pollen make it rain?

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 10 Jun 2015

Researchers have discovered that broken pollen particles can trigger cloud formation.!--more--

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The rise of new ozone-damaging gases

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 9 Mar 2015

Short lived gases - previously thought to have little effect on the environment - can contribute to…

Extremophile key to nuclear waste disposal

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 19 Sep 2014

A subterranean bacterium could solve the problem of how to dispose of nuclear waste say researchers…

Rock breaking research offers insight into fracking

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 2 Sep 2014

In a ground breaking discovery, geologists have discovered what else escapes from fractured shale o…

New bacteria-filled sensor for water monitoring

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 15 Aug 2014

A small sensor filled with bacteria could be used to monitor the quality of drinking water in real …

Bees under the spotlight

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 30 Jun 2014

Recent research has uncovered a novel biopesticide which is safe for bees and doesn’t affect their …

New insight into effect of pesticides on aquatic life

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 27 May 2014

Research by an international team of scientists has provided new insight into the effects of pestic…

London delivers clean games

qwbdchbctt.d qwbdchbctt.d | Added: 16 Aug 2012

London 2012 produced one of Team GB’s most successful medal hauls, but it might also be one of the …