Enzymes found in the saliva of wax worms may be capable of oxidising and degrading polyethylene plastic, a paper published in Nature Communications reports. These findings could aid the development of ...
Large-scale forestation (afforestation and reforestation) projects have been proposed to mitigate climate change and its related impacts through carbon storage, and there is popular support for this ...
Microbes are essential for the success and diversity of all life on Earth. Although the use of microbiomes to counter global biodiversity loss and mass extinction has been previously discussed, less ...
A method that combines robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to identify the optimal formulation of the non-aqueous liquid electrolyte solution of a lithium-ion battery is reported in a paper ...
More than 90% of fine particle matter air pollution in the Middle East may be generated by human activity, reports an article published online in Communications Earth & Environment. The findings ...
The identity of the enzyme that enables vitamin K to combat the adverse side effects of a drug called warfarin has been long sought. Analysis of a type of cell death called ferroptosis has now ...
When combined, two drugs alter the activity of a protein complex called target of rapamycin complex 1 such that it is inhibited in the brain but not the body, enabling the treatment of brain tumours ...
A compound comprising both one- and two-dimensional components exhibits an unusual response to a magnetic field, demonstrating the potential for ‘heterodimensional’ materials that can host intriguing ...
デジタル暗号通貨「ビットコイン」のマイニングが環境に及ぼす負担を分析する研究が行われ、この環境への負担をビットコインの市場価格に占める割合で表示すると、金の採掘による気候 ...
Climate change: Urban greening can help reduce accelerated surface warming in cities 世界の都市では、平均で10年当たり0.5℃の気温上昇が起こっており、これは農村地域より29%速いペースであることを報告する ...