Winning projects for the 2019 Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Challenge
(Elsevier) Two new chemistry solutions that use a new green technique to remove toxic metal from wastewater and improve pollination and ecosystem health with the help of butterflies have won the Elsevier Foundation-ISC3 Green and Sustainable Chemistr...
Can adverse childhood experiences worsen lupus symptoms?
(Wiley) Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) encompass traumas such as abuse, neglect, and household challenges. In an Arthritis Care & Research study of adults with lupus, higher ACE levels, as well as the presence of ACEs from each of these three d...
An AI System Spontaneously Develops Baby-Like Ability to Gauge Big and Small
On its own, the neural network seems to recap a process experienced by human infants-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
U.S. Coral Reefs Do $1.8 Billion of Work Per Year
By dampening the energy of waves, coral reefs protect coastal cities from flooding damage and other economic losses. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Wireless movement-tracking system could collect health and behavioral data
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) We live in a world of wireless signals flowing around us and bouncing off our bodies. MIT researchers are now leveraging those signal reflections to provide scientists and caregivers with valuable insights into...
(University of California - Santa Barbara) We've all felt the negative effects of radio interference, which has been with us since the days of the telegraph. It can show up as a minor annoyance such as radio static or as a major problem that ren...
It's Time to End the War on Women's Health
Republican efforts to dismantle U.S. health care unfairly target one gender-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Low oxygen levels could temporarily blind marine invertebrates
(University of California - San Diego) Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have found that low oxygen levels in seawater could blind some marine invertebrates.
ORNL, Lincoln Electric to advance large-scale metal additive manufacturing technology
(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Lincoln Electric announced their continued collaboration on large-scale, robotic additive manufacturing technology at the Department of Energy's Advanced Manufacturing Innovat...
Vietnam can reduce emissions, save $2.3 billion by 2030 in ag, forestry and land use
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)) Vietnam is one of the fortunate nations that has a suite of untapped options for emissions reductions that, if undertaken, can save the country an estimated $2.3 billion by 2030, substantially de...