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Biochar

Biochar Could Clear the Air in More Ways than One

Biochar from recycled waste may both enhance crop growth and save health costs by helping clear the air of pollutants, according to Rice University...
cancer surgery

Study: Higher costs for complex cancer surgery indicator for worse care

Higher costs for complex cancer surgery may be an indicator for worse — rather than better — quality of care, according to new research...
surgical incisions, food waste, weight gain, ultrathin graphene, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension, biopolymer, Memory limits, brain cancers, robots, sperm tails

Fast, Efficient Sperm Tails Inspire Nanobiotechnology

Just like workers in a factory, enzymes can create a final product more efficiently if they are stuck together in one place and pass...
climate

Baker Institute Working Paper Examines Climate Risk and the Fossil Fuel...

Burning coal, oil and natural gas is responsible for two-thirds of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. Yet these same fuels are also the economic...
cat eye infections

Model Helps Identify Drugs to Treat Cat Eye Infections

It’s a problem veterinarians see all the time, but there are few treatments. Feline herpes virus 1 (FHV-1) is a frequent cause of eye...
brackish groundwater

Brackish groundwater can augment supplies, relieve stress on freshwater resources

Development of brackish groundwater in the United States, if carried out responsibly, can augment supplies and relieve growing stress on freshwater resources, according to...