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Materials Science - Environment - 15.04.2019
Win-win for home and grid
Solar systems on the roofs of residential buildings often produce energy precisely when the tenants can't actually use it. Stationary batteries enable this energy to be utilized in the evening, at night or on a rainy day. A research project at Empa is investigating whether the use of stationary batteries makes economic sense for the consumer while at the same time offering advantages for energy suppliers.

Health - Environment - 15.04.2019
Strengthen health systems to cope with climate change challenges
University of Sydney expert Professor Anthony Capon says climate change is already harming the health of Australians and there is an urgent need for stronger climate change action by all tiers of government.

Palaeontology - Environment - 12.04.2019

Earth Sciences - Environment - 11.04.2019
Ice Ages triggered when tropical islands and continents collide
Mt. Bromo on the island of Java, Indonesia. An ongoing collision between a continental plate and this arc of volcanic islands is exposing rocks that take up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, which tends to cool Earth. In earlier eras, such collisions in the tropics led to global ice ages.

Business / Economics - Environment - 11.04.2019

Environment - 10.04.2019
Climate Scientists Partner with San Francisco to be Ready for Future Storms
Climate Scientists Partner with San Francisco to be Ready for Future Storms
Berkeley Lab climate modeling techniques can assess how global warming will affect intensity of storms The San Francisco Bay Area has been pummeled this winter by storms packed with moisture from atmospheric rivers. Formed when atmospheric water vapor is pushed across the Pacific Ocean by strong winds, atmospheric rivers deliver much of the Bay Area's precipitation.

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 10.04.2019
Leveraging technologies to address major societal challenges
Leveraging technologies to address major societal challenges
Tech4Impact, founded in 2017, is EPFL's pioneering multi-stakeholder platform where students, researchers, large enterprises, NGOs and startups come together to enhance the university's social and environmental impact in the areas of education, research and innovation.

Environment - Physics - 10.04.2019
Falling levels of air pollution drove decline in California’s tule fog
Cranes glide through the tule fog at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge.

Environment - 10.04.2019
Where can flooded fields help replenish groundwater?
Overpumping in California's Central Valley has depleted groundwater storage capacity and caused the land to sink.

Computer Science / Telecom - Environment - 08.04.2019
How machine learning can help environmental regulators
How machine learning can help environmental regulators
An algorithm that reads satellite images can help environmental regulators identify potentially hazardous agricultural facilities more efficiently than traditional approaches.

Environment - 08.04.2019
New mapping set to improve Great Barrier Reef management
For the first time, the Great Barrier Reef will be mapped in unprecedented 3D detail thanks to a collaboration between Australia's lead managers of the Reef and spatial experts.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 05.04.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 05.04.2019
A decade-long quest to build an ecosystem in a room
A decade-long quest to build an ecosystem in a room
5 April 2019 Yesterday the MELiSSA pilot plant at the University of Barcelona celebrated 10 years spent demonstrating the ideal technologies to recycle waste from space missions into air, water and food. As astronauts explore farther into our Solar System, there will be a need to reduce the reliance on supplies brought from Earth.

Environment - Life Sciences - 05.04.2019

Environment - 04.04.2019
Experimental new BBC sci-fi podcast aims to gauge the benefits of listening to natural sounds
Academics from Bristol, Exeter and The Open University have joined forces with BBC Radio 4 on an ambitious national experiment looking at how listening to natural sounds could boost well-being. The BBC is launching an innovative 27-part sci-fi podcast series, featuring University of Bristol alumna and Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie, today (Thursday 4 April) which imagines a futuristic world in which forests have been erased from history.

Music - Environment - 04.04.2019

Environment - 04.04.2019

Environment - Event - 04.04.2019

Environment - 03.04.2019
ESA oversees teaching of Europe's next top solderers
ESA oversees teaching of Europe’s next top solderers
3 April 2019 Satellites are among the most complex machines ever designed, but in key respects they are still hand-made.

Environment - Administration - 03.04.2019

Environment - 02.04.2019
What are organisations in Bristol doing to help make the city more sustainable?
Researchers from the University of Bristol's Cabot Institute, in partnership with Bristol City Council and the Bristol City Office, are undertaking a consultation to better understand how public, pri

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.04.2019

Materials Science - Environment - 01.04.2019
New plasma technology creates 'smart' windows
New plasma technology creates ’smart’ windows
Windows that efficiently conserve energy by responding to light, heat and other environmental factors may soon become a reality thanks to a team of environmentally aware, plasma surface engineering experts at the University of Sydney.

Environment - Physics - 29.03.2019
School pupils go head to head to solve global challenges
School pupils go head to head to solve global challenges
Electricity from footsteps, nanorobots for wastewater treatment and zinc-air batteries were some ideas from this year's Schools Science Competition.

Environment - Business / Economics - 28.03.2019
Strengths and weaknesses of the Green New Deal
The sweeping plan to overhaul transportation, energy and other sectors failed a recent U.S. Senate vote, but remains a political lighting rod.

Environment - Computer Science / Telecom - 28.03.2019
CMU’s Smell PGH Air Pollution Reporting App Goes National
Seventh Generation helps roll out new Smell MyCity app Smell PGH, the smartphone app developed by the Carnegie Mellon University's CREATE Lab that helps Pittsburghers report foul odors to health auth

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 27.03.2019

Environment - 26.03.2019
Back to the water
Back to the water
In the absolute darkness of caves, rare creatures have returned to living in water to survive. Astronauts looking for life in the underworld during the CAVES training courses discovered a new species of crustaceans that have completed an evolutionary full circle - from water to land, and back to water again.

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 26.03.2019

Transport - Environment - 26.03.2019
Gaps in the law cause pollution
Gaps in the law cause pollution
Diesel vans are dirtier in winter than many know: Where there are still gaps in emissions legislation, soot particles and nitrogen oxides (NOx) continue to be produced.

Business / Economics - Environment - 26.03.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 22.03.2019
Water in space
Water in space
Did you know that up to 80% of the water on the International Space Station is recycled? Astronauts living and working 400 km above our planet might prefer not to think about it, but the water they d

Environment - Social Sciences - 22.03.2019
World Water Day: What access to clean water really means
World Water Day: What access to clean water really means
"No one may be left behind," writes Unesco in its World Water Report. Today, three out of ten people have no access to safe drinking water and even less to sanitation facilities, often because they are discriminated against for various reasons.

Health - Environment - 22.03.2019
Female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, collect less revenue
Female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, collect less revenue
A new study by UCLA researchers has found that female radiation oncologists submit fewer charges to Medicare, are reimbursed less per charge submitted and receive lower Medicare payments overall in comparison to male radiation oncologists.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.03.2019
Satellites key to addressing water scarcity
Satellites key to addressing water scarcity
Today is World Water Day, but with millions of people in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe struggling to cope in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai, the notion of water shortages may not be at the forefront of our minds right now.

Environment - 22.03.2019
Researcher training ’para-ecologists’ to protect the rainforest
Sussex researcher training 'para-ecologists' to protect the rainforest A scientist at the University of Sussex has been working to train up a new generation of data collectors to help monitor the overall health of the rainforest ecosystem.

Environment - Health - 22.03.2019
The effects of climate change on water shortages
The effects of climate change on water shortages
In Jordan, one of the most water-poor nations, predictions of future droughts depend on the scale of climate change. Without reducing greenhouse gases the future looks dry, but researchers offer some hope. If global temperatures continue to rise, rainfall will increasingly become a beast of extremes: long dry spells here, dangerous floods there - and in some places, intense water shortages.

Chemistry - Environment - 21.03.2019
Non-toxic salt water battery prototype can charge in seconds
A battery prototype has been designed using salt water and materials that are non-toxic and charge quickly, paving the way for new types of battery.
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