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Retention ponds can deliver a substantial reduction in tire particle pollution

New research has shown that the presence of wetlands and retention ponds alongside major highways led to an average reduction of almost 75% in the mass of tire wear particles being discharged to aquatic waters. The researchers say that while the number of retention ponds and wetlands in the UK is quite small, the study has international significance...

Sun Apr 14, 2024 05:14
Decoding the language of cells: Unveiling the proteins behind cellular organelle communication

A collaboration unveils a novel strategy for identifying key proteins in organelle communication. This approach advances our ability to pinpoint proteins essential for organelle interactions within specific spatial and temporal contexts.

Sun Apr 14, 2024 05:14
Oceanographers uncover the vital role of mixing down of oxygen in sustaining deep sea health

Oceanographers have shown for the first time the important role of the 'mixing down' of oxygen in maintaining healthy conditions in the deep waters.

Sun Apr 14, 2024 04:13
Colorless, odorless gas likely linked to alarming rise in non-smoking lung cancer

Although lung cancer is traditionally thought of as a 'smoker's disease,' a surprising 15-20% of newly diagnosed lung cancers occur in people who have never smoked, many of whom are in their 40s or 50s.

Sun Apr 14, 2024 04:13
Star Trek's Holodeck recreated using ChatGPT and video game assets

Star Trek's Holodeck is no longer just science fiction. Using AI, engineers have created a tool that can generate 3D environments, prompted by everyday language.

Sun Apr 14, 2024 04:13
Cloud engineering could be more effective 'painkiller' for global warming than previously thought

Cloud 'engineering' could be more effective for climate cooling than previously thought, because of the increased cloud cover produced, new research shows.

Sun Apr 14, 2024 04:13

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