Volcanic ash could help reduce carbon dioxide associated with climate change

Volcanic debris flow avalanche on Soufrierre Hills volcano, Montserrat. Credit: Martin Palmer University of Southampton scientists investigating ways of removing carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases from our atmosphere believe volcanic ash could play ....

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New study reveals that soil is a significant carbon sequestration driver

A new study shows that soil is significant as a driver of carbon sequestration. Credit: ASU As harmful atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, understanding the planet's carbon balance is increasingly important. A new ....

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Unusual climate conditions influenced WWI mortality and subsequent Spanish flu pandemic

American Expeditionary Force victims of the Spanish flu at U.S. Army Camp Hospital no. 45 in Aix-les-Bains, France, in 1918. Credit: Uncredited US Army photographer; public domain Scientists have spotted a once-in-a-century climate anomaly during ....

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Finding a handle to bag the right proteins

The conjugated fluorophore is efficiently excited by widely available UV radiation sources. Credit: KAUST Purifying specific protein molecules from complex mixtures will become easier with a simpler way to detect a molecular tag commonly used ....

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