Biden administration lays out plan for four carbon-capture facilities

Big infrastructure package includes funds for the underdeveloped technology. Enlarge / Bioreactors that host algae would be one option for carbon sequestration—as long as the carbon is stored somehow. (credit: Getty Images).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMay 21st, 2022

Best cell phone plan deals for July 2022

If you’re on the hunt for a new wireless service, we’ve rounded up the best cell phone plan deals available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

AU Optronics scores points in moving toward green production

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has been making efforts to reach green production featuring low carbon emissions, consumption of less power and water, recycling of all wastewater without pollution since 2008, and has seen significant achieveme.....»»

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AEM to create over 300 jobs in Singapore, Malaysia, US expansion

AEM, a global leader in test innovation, expands its operation by having a new site in Malaysia and the US. AEM will also expand its R&D centers in the aforementioned countries and Singapore. The new facilities are scheduled to start operating by the.....»»

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A Chinese orbiter has mapped the entire surface of Mars

The Chinese Tianwen-1 orbiter has completed imaging the entire surface of Mars, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) announced this week......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 16 min. ago

"Not all is lost" in climate change fight after Supreme Court limits EPA"s regulatory power

The Supreme Court Thursday issued a ruling limiting the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate carbon emissions from power plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Review of technologies that boost potential for carbon dioxide conversion to useful products

The excessive emission of greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide, is rapidly raising the average global temperature. Capturing the carbon dioxide and converting it to useful fuels and chemicals can be an ideal way to reduce carbon dioxide concen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Environmental justice advocates slam Supreme Court ruling

The Supreme Court decision to limit how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates carbon dioxide emissions from power plants could make an already grave situation worse for those affected most by climate change and air pollution, advocates say......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Upcoming Microsoft Teams update could finally make chatting easier

Microsoft continues to plan updates for its Teams app, continuing its 2022 productivity initiative with new features that could make chatting much easier......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Steve Jobs’ legacy lives on with the highest civilian honor in the U.S.

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be honored, posthumously, with the Medal of Freedom, awarded by President Biden for contributions to the United States......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Construction Begins on Largest Direct-Air Capture Plant

Mammoth will be able to capture 36,000 tons of carbon dioxide from the air once fully operational. The post Construction Begins on Largest Direct-Air Capture Plant appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

FDA calls for fall boosters against BA.4/5 as subvariants take over US

The FDA calls for fall booster reformulation ahead of clear data on their benefits. Enlarge / Dr. Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research within the Food and Drug Administration, testifies during a Sen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

How carbon emissions got caught up in a Supreme Court showdown

Conservatives want to limit the ability of agencies to set new regulations. Enlarge / A man walks up the steps of the US Supreme Court. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Thursday's Supreme Court decision regarding the use of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases

The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the government's key environmental agency cannot issue broad limits on greenhouse gases, sharply curtailing the power of President Joe Biden's administration to battle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Miniaturized, highly sensitive ultrasound sensor for photoacoustic imaging

Photoacoustic imaging generates ultrasound waves by irradiating biological tissues with pulses or modulated continuous lasers. Ultrasound sensors are used to capture ultrasound signals in a distributed manner. Then, the light absorption distribution.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Scientists engineer synthetic DNA to study "architect" genes

Researchers at New York University have created artificial Hox genes—which plan and direct where cells go to develop tissues or organs—using new synthetic DNA technology and genomic engineering in stem cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

American Axle case on patent eligibility rejected by U.S. Supreme Court

The Biden administration in May urged the high court to take up the case, saying American Axle's invention was a classic example of a patent-eligible industrial process......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Supreme Court severely limits the EPA’s ability to regulate carbon emissions

EPA can compel lower emissions on existing sources, not drive a shift to renewables. The sulfer-coal-burning John E. Amos Power Plant in West Virginia. (credit: Cathy) On Thursday, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling in a cas.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Until demand drops, Amazon limiting Plan B purchases to 3 per week

Some “morning-after pill” brands are available in larger quantities than others. Enlarge (credit: areeya_ann | iStock / Getty Images Plus) With abortion access becoming more limited throughout the US, demand has spiked for.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Making carbon dioxide into protein for innovative animal feed

Having a big idea may not be enough to change the world—innovation is a commercial process as well as scientific inspiration. Turning research into marketable products is partly a business challenge......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Cultivating seaweed for carbon removal in California: Barriers and recommendations

Growing interest in using the oceans to enhance removal of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere has in turn spurred more interest in seaweed cultivation. A recent report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine concluded that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022