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How Will Upcoming Chinese Tariffs Affect Chemical Distribution? with Ben Sawicki & Matt Francoeur...

Coming in response to China's Made In China 2025 initiative, which pushes to make China a competitor in advanced manufacturing, a flurry of tariffs...

World’s first passive anti-frosting surface fights ice with ice

Study provides proof of concept for keeping surfaces 90 percent dry and frost free indefinitely -- without chemicals or energy inputs Nothing foretells the...

35% of microplastics released into the world’s oceans are from synthetic textiles

The report highlights that garment aftercare affects an item's carbon footprint and advocates for individuals to wash their clothes at a lower temperature, use...

Large-Scale Solar and Wind Farms in Sahara Would Increase Rain and Vegetation

Energy generation by wind and solar farms could reduce carbon emissions and thus mitigate anthropogenic climate change. A new climate-modeling study, published in the...

Mapping what it would take for a renaissance for nuclear energy

Nuclear energy has been struggling. Aging reactors are being shut down, a process accelerated after the 2011 Fukushima disaster, and new reactors aren't being...

New breakthrough in the war against antibiotic resistance

However the rise of drug-resistant bacteria in the past decade is threatening their effectiveness. Lead author and chemical biologist Associate Professor Keith Stubbs, from...

Reserve half of Earth for wildlife? Not so fast

While some scientists have suggested we need to protect half of Earths surface to preserve most of its species, new research indicates that quality,...

Fiber Optics in Avionics: Why It’s the New Go-To for Aircraft Design

Fiber optic cabling is utilized in a wide variety of applications. Because of its versatility, lightweight, and ability to transfer large amounts of data...

Scientists Find Evidence of Water in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

For centuries, scientists have worked to understand the makeup of Jupiter. Its no wonder: this mysterious planet is the biggest one in our solar...

Kernels of Knowledge: How Land-Use Decisions Affect Crop Productivity

When these conditions become less than optimal, farmers might shift planting dates, switch to or develop a different crop variety, or even look for...