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Waste coffee used as fuel storage

Scientists have developed a simple process to treat waste coffee grounds to allow them to store methane. The simple soak and heating process develops a carbon capture material with the […]

How wind sculpted Earth's largest dust deposit

How wind sculpted Earth’s largest dust deposit

China’s Loess Plateau was formed by wind alternately depositing dust or removing dust over the last 2.6 million years, according to a new report from University of Arizona geoscientists. The […]

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Can rain clean the atmosphere?

Study explains how rain droplets attract aerosols out of the atmosphere. As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its […]