Posts

Scientists identify new catalysts for more efficient water splitting

A team of scientists led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have discovered the parameters that determine the efficiency of a class of low-cost catalysts called spinel …

ocean oxygen – Read More…

Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Will Be Large This Summer, Scientists Predict

The low-oxygen zone can cause harm not just to marine life, but also to those who catch shrimp and fish for their livelihood.

ocean dead zone – Read More…

There is 2,000 year old water is trapped in the ocean and scientists think they know why

Back in 2017, scientists thought they may have found the answer to the mysterious ‘shadow zone’ in the centre of the Pacific Ocean. This trough, roughly two kilometres below the surface, reportedly …

ocean dead zone – Read More…

Why Scientists Should Shape Environmental Policy

The case of fracking in Pennsylvania shows that if experts and fossil fuel industry leaders can cooperate, innovation is possible.

fracking wastewater – Read More…

Scientists call for more sustainable palm oil practices

Researchers are working to find, develop and scale the production of synthetic replacements for palm oil, but the process could take years. In the meantime, scientists have called for more sustainable …

palm oil – Read More…

Scientists Need Futurists To Help Them Plan The Energy System

(Photo by Ricardo ARDUENGO / AFP via Getty Images) Who would have predicted that the Fukushima earthquake would end America’s “nuclear renaissance,” that fracking would turn the United States into …

gulf fracking – Read More…

Scientists created a new sponge that could clean up oil spills

From catastrophic oil spills like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident, to the thousands of smaller spills that occur each year, to the more than 100 billion barrels of toxic wastewater produced …

fracking wastewater – Read More…

Ask Scientists: Dead zones and hurricanes

For the sake of this column and yours truly, we’ll try and focus on just this one. So what causes this, or any other, dead zone? You see, the ocean has microscopic algae called Phytoplankton, which …

ocean dead zone – Read More…

Mysterious oxygen spike seen on Mars puzzles scientists

Scientists previously knew that this oxygen can be made through non-biological means. As ultraviolet light from the sun smashes into carbon dioxide and water vapor in Mars’s atmosphere, it breaks …

ocean oxygen – Read More…

Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government’s Blessing – Forbes

Scientists Resume Efforts To Create Deadly Flu Virus, With US Government’s Blessing  Forbes

For more than a decade now, two scientists–one in the U.S. and one in the Netherlands–have been trying to create a deadly human pathogen from avian …

“avian flu” – Read More…