Tag: environment

Know Your Moles: The Star-Nosed Mole

Strange-looking creature yields surprising insights about nerves, brains and extreme adaptation...

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Frog Slime: The Cure for the Common Cold… Almost

Frog slime kills flu virus ...

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Shell Beans, Not Schools: In Search of the WIld Fava Bean

Seeds from a site in Northern Israel are the ancestors of today's fava beans...

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Sex Obsession Kills Snakes! Randy Reptiles’ Reckless Rutting

Snake orgy research reveals s-s-secret to longer life...

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The Anthropocene Era: Setting it in Stone

Rocks that tell our industrial history ...

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When Life Hands You Oranges…. Water Purification With Peel

Wastewater cleaned thanks to a new absorbent material made from fruit peels ...

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Unseasonable Weather? Blame Liberals!

Democrats and Republicans draw different conclusions when seasons are too hot or too cold ...

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Towards a Sustainable Music

Making a living is just one aspect of the sustainable music industry that isn't happening...

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The Ranavirus: How Do You Give Antibiotics to a Toad?

A virus lethal to amphibians is spreading across Portugal ...

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Stop Playing God! The Downside to Resurrecting Extinct Species

Resurrecting extinct species might come at a terrible cost ...

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Can Your Home be Both Energy Efficient and Stylish?

Ways to to save money on your energy costs while also reducing your carbon footprint...

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A Nuremberg Rally of One

No book burning is required when the masses of the consumer state do not read books....

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Going Anywhere for your Hols? Basking Sharks like Winter Sun too.

Winter habits of Britain's basking sharks revealed ...

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It’s Why They Call it Skunk: Cannabis and Pollution

Legal marijuana sales creating escalating damage to the environment ...

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Oceans of Lucre: Towards a Lasting ‘Blue Economy’

Marine ecologist offers suggestions for achieving a strong, lasting 'blue economy' ...

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Print Me a New House, Boffin! Digital Fabrication

Digital fabrication in architecture ...

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Rising Sea Levels? Global Warming? Blame Canada!

Canadian glaciers now major contributor to sea level change, UCI study shows ...

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Anti-Trump Protests? Yes Please. Pro-Democrats Protests? No Thanks.

Anti-Trump protests will lead nowhere if allowed to be channeled into the service of the Democratic Party. ...

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Cutting Trees to Save Trees. A Central Africa Paradox

Risk of tree species disappearing in central Africa 'a major concern,' say researchers ...

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Crystal Clear Carbon Capture

Crystallization method offers new option for carbon capture from ambient air ...

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To Mow a Meadow (Green Scythe Fair)

Remember where your food comes from. Remember the hands that toiled for you....

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Nothing New Under the Sun – How Prehistory Tackled Global Warming

Computer models find ancient solutions to modern problems ...

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Have An Imaginative Christmas

Famine, War, Greed. We can fix this. Just add a more rigorous imagination....

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Tracking Global Warming With Mother of Pearl : The Ocean’s Tree-Rings

Ocean temperatures faithfully recorded in mother-of-pearl ...

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Street Art Goes Rural: Swiss Erosion Grafitti

Determining erosion rates via painting...

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Modified Sawdust Mops Up Oil Spills

Sawdust reinvented into super sponge for oil spills ...

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Two Faces, One Evil: The Bi-Party Sham of US Democracy

Clinton, Trump, Putin - Put any one of them in the White House, the rich still get richer...

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3D Print Your Own Music Career (Don’t Blame Us if it’s Short-Lived)

3-D printed wind instruments in any shape or form...

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A Wedding Without a Bagpipe is Like a Funeral

Bagpiping provides a route straight to the heart of another culture....

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Sorting the Wheat from the Chaff: Exposing Ancient Cereal Cultivation

Prehistoric plant remains highlight diverse origins of cereal domestication ...

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