The presence of wild peanut traits in modern crops has enabled farmers to cut back on fungicides and other chemical treatments, and even reduce fuel use and emissions.
Lithium-sulfur batteries can store 5x more energy than their lithium-ion counterparts and are more environmentally friendly. This sweet maneuver could get them market-ready by boosting longevity.
On the southwest coast of the England, near the town of Lyme Regis, scientists found that fish populations boomed when reefs were protected, even though some kinds of fishing continued.
The latest research team to tackle the question thinks it is. Their key insight: a lot of current energy use isn’t really contributing to human well-being
Applied to different cultivars, this discovery has the potential to not only slash nitrate pollution, but also agricultural greenhouse gases
Based on a strategy for transporting organs for transplant patients, the method doesn’t ruin food by turning it into solid ice
Climate change and declining insect populations could alter how wood rots in forests around the world, scientists say. The implications are big.
Simpler language and more context could aid public understanding of climate change
Meticulously ranking almost 6,000 foods, researched showed how simply swapping some ingredients for others could incrementally add hours and days to our lives and reduce environmental harms, too
Acidification is a serious threat to coral reefs and other aquatic organisms, and researchers propose a simple way to remedy it