Really, is there anything that microbes can’t do?
Choosing the right species of algae is one of the most important first steps, they report, as it ultimately impacts the engine’s performance and amount of exhaust emissions.
The latest cutting-edge water filtration technique comes from a biochemistry process that predates even dinosaurs. It involves harnessing aquaporins, a protein in cell membranes which are present in all living things.
Wearable electronics are the new fashion statement. Fitness trackers, smart watches, electronic skins….the possibilities are endless. We don’t lug around our gadgets anymore, we wear them. But every story has its villain. Drop that smart bracelet, and your device won’t READ MORE
Metal elements were found in the vapors of electronic cigarettes and hookahs and their concentrations were compared to regular cigarettes.
Most people can identify a familiar face in a photo, even if the picture is taken at an unusual angle, or in poor lighting. Think about how easily you may recognize someone you know in a social media feed or READ MORE
Trains have been the fundamental backbone of transportation and shipping for a few hundred years. Despite the ubiquity of trains, the details of their workings are a bit of a mystery. Trains have come about as more of a feat READ MORE
If intelligent aliens exist somewhere in the depths of space, then should we see signs of their technology? This question has motivated scientists involved in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) to hunt for evidence of tell-tale signs of alien READ MORE
Nitrogen pollution is a big problem in standing water such as lakes and ponds. The nitrogen comes from many sources, often agricultural fertilizers. Some of this nitrogen is in the water, but the rest of it is actually trapped in READ MORE