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Pour les espèces, 0,5°C en plus, cela peut faire toute la différence

Plantes, insectes, oiseaux, mammifères –y compris l’homme– souffriront beaucoup plus d’une hausse des températures de 2°C que de 1,5°C démontrent …

Breakthrough solar panel can harvest power from raindrops — day or night

In another advance, Chinese deploy two-sided solar panels to boost efficiency.<p>In a truly remarkable feat of innovation, scientists have figured out …

Top 100 in Earth Science

Collection<p>Collection home<br>• 1-25<br>• 26-50<br>• 51-75<br>• 76-100<br>• Associated content<p>Scientific Reports | Article |<p>open<p>Site of asteroid impact changed the history of life …

Climate Change

Algae-covered swamp transformed into thriving wetlands producing clean water for Swan River

The Eric Singleton Bird Sanctuary is just eight kilometres from the Perth CBD, flanked by busy roads and suburbia on three sides.<p>But once you are …

Equilateral Triangle from Three Centroids

Using complex numbers, let $A=a,$ $B=b,$ $C=c,$ with $|a|=|b|=|c|=1.$ Since the circumcenter is at $0,$ we have $\displaystyle G_a=\frac{b+c}{3},$ …

Every Day is Earth Day When You Grow a Garden

Earth Day isn't just a day to celebrate this planet we call home; it's also a call to action. This year marks the 48th anniversary, and according to …

Mars and Saturn in conjunction April 2

Red Mars and golden Saturn have been edging toward each other – day by day – and this week they are very close. Their conjunction comes on April 2, …

Astronomy

We need to use gene editing wisely but also embrace its vast potential | Mary Warnock

A new survey reveals Britons are keen to understand the possibilities offered by the groundbreaking science but also concerned it is properly regulated<p>The Royal Society has recently published the results of an extensive survey of the attitudes of the general public to genetic modification. This …

Bad news: Omega 3s don't confer any significant health benefits; good news: They're mostly harmless

40+ years ago a pair of Danish scientists acquired the mistaken belief that Greenlanders had a very low incidence of heart disease (turned out that …

Breast Cancer

Quantum Chemistry Solves The Question of Why Life Needs So Many Amino Acids

A flexible approach to life.<p>One of the oldest and most fundamental questions in biochemistry is why the 20 amino acids that support life are all …

Louis Pasteur, père de la biologie moderne

Louis Pasteur est l'un des scientifiques français les plus connus au monde. Si sa découverte la plus célèbre reste celle du vaccin contre la rage, ce natif du Jura, chimiste et physicien de formation, est à l'origine de nombreuses avancées majeures. À l'occasion de la grande exposition que lui …

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet

It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?<p>It’s nothing much to look at, but the tangle of pipes, pumps, tanks, reactors, chimneys and ducts on a messy industrial estate outside the logging town of Squamish in western …

Bill Gates

Remembering the Father of the God Particle, Satyendra Nath Bose: Life, contributions, and his work with Einstein

World famous Indian scientist, Satyendra Nath Bose is known for working with Albert Einstein on the Bose-Einstein Condensate and his work on the …

Sydney suffers through hottest day since 1939 as temperatures reach 47.3C in Penrith

Sydney has sweltered through its hottest day in almost 80 years with the mercury in Penrith hitting 47.3C.<p>Much of Sydney reached its peak temperature about 3pm on Sunday, with the city’s west bearing the brunt of the heat. Richmond reached 46.3C just after 2.30pm while the temperature in Bankstown …

The window for saving the world’s coral reefs is rapidly closing

<b>The world's reefs are under siege from global warming, according to a novel study published today in the prestigious journal Science.</b><p>For the first …

Toxic plastic pollution is 'destroying' Scotland's beaches, lochs and rivers

Environmental campaigners are warning that the danger is getting worse, and our photographs reveal the full extent of the problem.<p>Plastic pollution …

Pollution

Réchauffement climatique: des signaux toujours plus alarmants

Un brouillard de pollution à New Delhi, le 2 novembre 2017 en Inde-AFP/Archives/Prakash SINGH<p>Concentration record en CO2, montée des eaux, recul des …

The eco guide to new mindful activism

Placard-bearing angry activists have their place, but their are other, gentler ways to make a difference<p>Activists are the vital foot soldiers of the environmental movement. But is the classic activist model – placard-bearing and angry – actually effective? There’s a suggestion that if you’re not …

Elon Musk's promised 100-megawatt battery in 100 days for South Australia is underway

A Promise Made<p>Telsa CEO Elon Musk has announced his contract with South Australia to build a 100-megawatt lithium power storage system. Not only will …

Tesla

L'aspirine ralentirait la progression du cancer colorectal

LA CHRONIQUE DU PR KHAYAT. Une étude suggère que la consommation régulière d'aspirine ralentit la progression d’un cancer colorectal.<p><i>Les dernières</i> …

Dubai awards contract for final phase of solar park

Visitors look at screens displaying images of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Solar Park on March 20, 2017, at the solar plant in Dubai. Photo: …

Renewable Energy

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KarmSolar introduces solar energy to sunny old Egypt

With over a population over 90 million strong, a prime location, topography and climate, one would assume a country like Egypt would be perfect for solar energy.<p>The nation’s average level of solar radiation is between 2,000 to 3,200kWh per square meter a year, but this country on the verge of the …

New glass blocks may be a clear choice for solar power

Buildings have a lot of surface area that's exposed to sunlight, so why just stop at rooftop solar panels? We've already seen solar energy-harvesting …

Clean Energy

Les spermatozoïdes perdent en quantité et en qualité en Occident

Une nouvelle étude révèle qu'en l'espace de 40 ans, le sperme des hommes vivant en Occident a perdu la moitié de ses spermatozoïdes, lesquels …

Santé

Les secrets de l'indestructible ourson d'eau décryptés

Photo fournie par la revue Nature d'un tardigrade, surnommé l'ourson d'eau, le 20 septembre 2016-NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP/AFP/HO<p>Le séquençage du …

California bill would make the state 100 percent renewable by 2045

New bill would make California one of only two states legally required to obtain all of their energy from renewable sources.<p>A bill mandating that …

Cheap Solar Power Could Gut the Global Coal Industry by 2040

A new report concludes that solar energy will be a cheaper way to generate electricity than coal in most parts of the world by 2021. That crossover …