pollution

Low-carbon policies could prevent 175,000 US deaths by 2030

Posted in Featured, Medicine on 23rd Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Reducing U.S. climate emissions could prevent up to 175,000 pollution-related deaths nationwide by 2030 and generate health benefits of about $250 billion annually.

New Polymer Could Purify Water In Seconds

Posted in Featured, Science on 27th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have developed a new reusable polymer that can remove pollutants from water within seconds, just like air fresheners trap invisible air pollutants.

Shaking out the nanomaterials: a new method to purify water

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Purifying water could be as simple as shaking a vial of water and oil.

UN: Plans must go further to prevent dangerous warming

Posted in Featured, Science on 31st Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The global total of carbon emissions per year will probably continue to grow, although more slowly than over the past two decades.

Accidental orange peel discovery could save lives from mercury poisoning

Posted in Science on 23rd Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists stumble over cheap material that can suck deadly mercury out of oceans.