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Pollution Causes Thunderstorms To Leave Lingering Clouds
2013-11-26 15:18:22

A new study reveals how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds.

Better Understanding Of Hardy Bacteria Enhances Tool For Biofuel Creation
2013-11-25 09:16:25

Scientists have charted a significant signaling network in a tiny organism that's big in the world of biofuels research.

Electrically Conducting Bacteria Important For Energy, Environment And Technology
2013-11-13 10:52:15

Tiny electrical wires protrude from some bacteria and contribute to rock and dirt formation.

Tapping Fungus To Unlock Energy
2013-11-04 07:03:57

Scientists looking to create a potent blend of enzymes to transform materials like corn stalks and wood chips into fuels have developed a test that should turbocharge their efforts.

2013-10-15 23:28:01

Priority Energy's products and services earn honorable mention at the Department of Energy Builders Challenge award ceremony for their cutting-edge energy efficiency, affordability and home

Trees Might Store More Carbon Than Thought
2013-10-03 07:03:41

Examining a long-lived forest, researchers have found that Black Spruce trees, which dominate the northern forests of North America, succumb about five years after being weakened by environmental stresses.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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