On course for healthier, more sustainable soil

If we want to transition to a greener, healthier and more climate resilient Europe, it is important to ensure our soils are in good condition. However, the quality of soils is worsening because of unsustainable management practices, depletion of reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 24th, 2021

Ground-Level Ozone Is a Creeping Threat to Biodiversity

Scientists are learning how this pollutant damages plants and trees, setting off a cascade of effects that harms everything from soil microbes to wildlife......»»

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Nanotwinned titanium forges path to sustainable manufacturing

Titanium is strong and lightweight, boasting the highest strength to weight ratio of any structural metal. But processing it while maintaining a good balance of strength and ductility—the ability of a metal to be drawn out without breaking—is cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Researchers make hardened wooden knives that slice through steak

The sharpest knives available are made of either steel or ceramic, both of which are man-made materials that must be forged in furnaces under extreme temperatures. Now, researchers have developed a potentially more sustainable way to make sharp knive.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

Is environmentalism in our genes?

As global environmental crises mount, numerous policies have been proposed with an eye toward a more sustainable future. However, such recommendations have often gone unheeded, falling by the wayside for lack of public support......»»

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Strengthening the climate for sustainable agricultural growth

Today, the 2021 Global Agricultural Productivity Report (GAP Report), "Strengthening the Climate for Sustainable Agricultural Growth," was released by Virginia Tech's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. It urges the acceleration of productivity.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

Distribution of soil bacterial community in surface and deep layers reported along elevational gradient

Soil microorganisms are important components of the soil ecosystem, they play critical roles in biogeochemical and nutrient cycling processes. The distribution pattern of bacterial community along the elevational gradient is critical for predicting f.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Best Black Friday air fryer deals 2021: Deals you can shop today

Save money and cook healthier meals by taking advantage of the best Black Friday air fryer deals for 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Noom: Everything you need to know about the popular weight loss program

Learn all about the app that's keen to make you fitter and healthier through long term productive changes and smart choices......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 17th, 2021

Lausanne tackles toxic soil after shock discovery

Lausanne, the capital of Olympic sport overlooking Lake Geneva, is reeling after discovering that much of its soil is polluted with toxic compounds belched out by an old incinerator......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 16th, 2021

Deciphering the mysteries of enigmatic fungi

Few things alive on Earth occupy as little of our brain space as fungi. The vast majority of these organisms—neither plant nor animal—are invisibly small or perpetually hidden underneath our feet. Only when mushrooms breach the soil can we even s.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

New theories and materials aid the transition to clean energy

With each passing day, the dark side of our addiction to fossil fuels becomes more apparent. In addition to slashing emissions of carbon dioxide, society must find sustainable alternatives to power the modern world......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 15th, 2021

Plant-based jet fuel could reduce emissions by 68%

Replacing petroleum-based aviation fuel with sustainable aviation fuel derived from a type of mustard plant can reduce carbon emissions by up to 68%, according to new research from University of Georgia scientist Puneet Dwivedi......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 14th, 2021

Sustainable farming: There"s no one solution

Sustainable agriculture will not be achieved by one universal solution. A meta-analysis by the University of Basel shows that the current focus on no-till farming does not achieve the desired results. A sustainable system of agriculture must be desig.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 14th, 2021

Hydrological environment influences litter carbon input into soil organic carbon pool in Dongting Lake floodplain

Litter decomposition determines the return of carbon (C) to the atmosphere, which plays a key role in carbon balance in terrestrial ecosystems......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

Best Black Friday Air Fryer Deals 2021: What to Expect

Save money and cook healthier meals by taking advantage of the best Black Friday air fryer deals for 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

New study sheds light on molecular motion

New research has shown how a synthetic self-made fibers can guide molecular movement that can be fuelled by light over long distances, a discovery that could pave the way for new ways to use light as a source of sustainable energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 11th, 2021

Study of endangered Stipitate hydnaceous fungi in China

The genus Hydnellum, an important component of stipitate hydnaceous fungi, is a group of soil-inhabiting Basidiomycota with a spinulose hymenium. They can form a mutually beneficial symbiosis with plant roots, receiving carbon sources from and transp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 11th, 2021

Startup wants to convert manure into sustainable fertilizer while trapping greenhouse gases

Engineers at Norwegian startup N2 Applied have announced on their website that they have developed technology that can reduce the amount of ammonia and methane in livestock slurry. They also note that the process also captures nitrogen, which can be.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 11th, 2021

A colorful, sustainable solution for 3D printing

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed seaweed-based inks and materials for developing colorful 2D and 3D shapes and models......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 7th, 2021

Sustainable with Google 2021: Nest Renew, traffic light efficiency, and more

Google has made a series of updates to encourage sustainable choices across its products......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 6th, 2021