Steve Schremp

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Inside The World's Most Ambitious Eco-City

Why would a petro-state erect a solar-powered eco-metropolis in the middle of the Arabian desert? To change the world.<p>At first glance, Masdar City appears a mirage. From a distance it looks like a single multicolored building, standing lonely on the horizon. Part of the illusion is due to the …

Thawing Arctic keeps its grip on carbon - Futurity

UC SANTA BARBARA (US) — The Arctic has warmed up over the last twenty years, …

The Arctic

The Special K cure: new tests show club drug's promise for treating severe depression

As another study touts ketamine's potential, some psychiatrists say it's already working wonders for their most desperate patients<p>Dr. Terrence Early, a psychiatrist in Santa Barbara, CA, is convinced he's found the holy grail of care for severely depressed patients — those who've tried a litany of …

To be perfect, practice isn't enough - Futurity

MICHIGAN STATE (US) — There may be more to perfection than a lot of practice, …

Michigan

New method for producing clean hydrogen

Engineers have developed a novel method for producing clean hydrogen, which could prove essential to weaning society off of fossil fuels and their …

Chemistry

Seismic fault’s temperature implies deadly earthquake involved low friction

Researchers have come a step closer to understanding how and why the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011 were so surprisingly big. …

George Gray obituary

The public gauges scientists by how their research affects everyday lives. The legacy of Professor George Gray, the world's leading authority on the …

Vertical 'Pinkhouses:' The Future Of Urban Farming?

The idea of vertical farming is all the rage right now. Architects and engineers have come up with spectacular concepts for lofty buildings that could function as urban food centers of the future.<p>In Sweden, for example, they're planning a 177-foot skyscraper to farm leafy greens at the edge of each …