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‘Gold Hydrogen’ Is an Untapped Resource in Depleted Oil Wells

Capturing or otherwise neutralizing the CO2 must be done safely, says Stephen Wallace, who runs a microbiology lab at the University of Edinburgh. But he adds that Cemvita Factory’s idea…

Truffles Are Becoming Even More Expensive. Blame Climate Change

“The biggest finding that we had was that truffles were responding to these hot and dry summers,” says Steidinger. He and colleagues found that a temperature anomaly of just 3…

Scientists Have Discovered a New Set of Blood Groups

The unborn baby was in trouble. Its mother’s doctors, at a UK hospital, knew there was something wrong with the fetus’s blood, so they decided to perform an emergency C-section…

What Happens to Everything With Queen Elizabeth II’s Image?

The situation is somewhat different with postboxes. There are 115,000 of them around the UK and most carry the queen’s cipher, though there are still some that feature the ciphers…

To Fight Severe Drought, China Is Turning to Technology

“You could actually exacerbate the drought situation,” says Gabriel Collins at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy in Texas, arguing that excessive future water transfers could lead to two…

Swarms of Mini Robots Could Dig the Tunnels of the Future

There’s no shortage of work out there, either. China recently completed a 20-kilometer railway tunnel in the Longmen Mountains after a decade of construction. There’s the HS2 rail project in…

The Dangerous Chemicals Lurking Inside Shipping Containers

For their study, Hinz and her colleagues enlisted the help of the New Zealand customs authority. Staff used probes, which they pushed through the rubber seals of the container doors,…