Posts Tagged ‘research’

Environment connected to human evolution: Attachment

According to researchers at Penn State and Rutgers University, environmental changes in East Africa that occurred approximately 2 million years ago

Plants reduce pollution more than we thought: Attachment

We already know that plants are great for the environment, and now there’s more reason to add some more greenery to our cities.

18 New Planets Confirmed: Attachment

A team of astronomers have recently discovered eighteen new planets, the largest collection of planets around stars that are more massive than the sun.

Panda poo might provide biofuels: Attachment

Other than keeping our bodies regular and adding to the compost, we don’t think much past possible uses of human and animal poop. But new research suggests we should.

Laundry detergent may emit hazardous chemicals: Attachment

Do you use scented laundry detergent? Fabric softener? Dryer sheets? You might want to think of alternative options.

Fog harvesting could bring water to poor: Attachment

New fog harvesting processes may help make water more available to the world’s poor. Engineer Shreerang Chhatre is exploring fog harvesting,

Ozone hole affecting equator, too: Attachment

Researchers at Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science have reported that the ozone hole has affected circulation around the entire Southern Hemisphere, all the way to the equator.

Worm genes help make food decisions: Attachment

Sometimes worms are hungry–they stick around and eat. And sometimes they just keep going. The reasons why obviously plague our minds every single day.

Research finding uses for waste: Attachment

The United Kingdom buries over 18.8 million tonnes of household waste each year. Frankly, that’s a lot of trash. In fact, it’s two million tonnes more than any other country in Europe.

More lutein in my broccoli, please: Attachment

Carotenoids are the fat-soluble plant compounds found in many vegetables. They are the most important source of vitamin A,  a valuable antioxidant essential to our health.