It is exactly 20 years since experts from Empa and VERT published the first test results on diesel particle filters. Today, more than 100 million vehicles worldwide are fitted with such filters. However, a VERT conference held at the Empa Academy rev...
– Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Co-formation and co-release of genotoxic PAHs, alkyl-PAHs and soot nanoparticles from gasoline direct injection vehicles; M Muno; 9th VERT Forum at Empa
While coastal development and climate change are increasing the risk of flooding for communities along the U.S. Gulf Coast, restoration of marshes and oyster reefs are among the most cost-effective solutions for reducing those risks, according to a n...
– University of California, Santa Cruz
PLOS ONE Embargo expired on 11-Apr-2018 at 14:00 ET
A biologically inspired membrane intended to cleanse carbon dioxide almost completely from the smoke of coal-fired power plants has been developed by scientists at Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico.
– Sandia National Laboratories
Although river diversions that bring land building sediment to shrinking coastlands are the best solution to sustaining portions of the Mississippi Delta, a new study says the rate of land building will likely be dwarfed by the rate of wetland loss. ...
– Tulane University
World-renowned University of Florida entomologist Nan-Yao Su came up with the idea for a termite-baiting system when he was a graduate student. Now, his peers in the pest management industry are recognizing Su for the global success of his invention,...
– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Michael Erb looked at how the changing axial tint of the Earth affects climate and how measuring Antarctic ice cores in different time spans can yield different results.
– Northern Arizona University
Colony collapse disorder has claimed more than 50 percent of honeybee populations the world over. A Creighton biologist is looking at a virus spread by a mite that could be a leading culprit.
– Creighton University
New research from Florida State University scientists has found that urban areas throughout the Florida peninsula are experiencing shorter, increasingly intense wet seasons relative to underdeveloped or rural areas.
– Florida State University
npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, April-2018
New research suggests that species that live on green roofs arrived by hitching lifts on birds or by riding air currents.
– University of Portsmouth
Applied Soil Ecology Volume 126, May 2018, Pages 11-20
This one simple mathematical trick can accurately predict the shape and melting effects of ponds on Arctic sea ice, according to new research by UChicago scientists.
The study, published April 4 in Physical Review Letters by researchers with UChic...
– University of Chicago
Physical Review Letters
The CSU’s new Sustainability Report shows the progress we're making toward our ambitious goals for greener, more efficient campuses. Here are some of the ways we’re doing it.
– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
Internal climate migrants are rapidly becoming the human face of climate change, according to a new report from World Bank.
Brent McCusker, a professor of geography at West Virginia University, has contributed to a study of migration projections ...Expert Available
– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
Benjamin Runkle, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering, has received a $500,199 Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation to expand his research on sustainable rice production.
– University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
– University of California, Irvine
– University of California San Diego