Holding global warming to a critical limit would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
In Kenya’s Rift Valley, rural communities are implementing agroforestry to boost incomes and forest cover. Native plants like enset, a type of wild banana, and trees are being cultivated in combination with crops, which benefit each other and provide a diversity of produce.
Many more people lost their homes in the disaster. But where sasak homes, houses made of concrete and brick collapsed or were severely damaged in the quakes, traditional houses made of wood and bamboo remained standing.
Advanced U30/U30s Raises Video Inspection to New Levels. Inspectis announces a new generation of the U30 series digital microscopes. The latest versions offer more than twice the magnification (x168 with +10 macro lens) of the current U10 series raising video inspection to new levels.
A team of scientists from the Faculty of Physics and Sternberg State Astronomical Institute, Lomonosov Moscow State University leading an international collaboration with members from Europe, Chile, United States, and Australia discovered a super massive black hole in the center of the Fornax galaxy.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe has been launched to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere, than any mission before it. Cutting-edge technology and engineering will help it beat the heat. The spacecraft will travel through material with temperatures greater than a million degrees Fahrenheit.
A blood-sucking mite is wreaking havoc on honey bees — but scientists have discovered a surprising new way to fight back. The use of compounds produced by a widely-distributed mushroom (Metarhizium anisopliae) is known to parasitize a number of different insects particularly toxic to varroa mites.
Everyone poops. But who wants to actually deal with it? Ecologist Sasha Kramer literally works with poop and thinks about it every day. She is helping to transform human waste into fertile organic compost for agricultural use in Haiti.
A North Carolina startup grows "biocement" bricks to circumvent the hefty load of fossil fuels needed for normal cement. Cement is the glue that holds together the stones, pebbles or whatever tough material goes into your concrete bricks and sidewalks. But its production creates more carbon emission.