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The unintended benefits of pollution rules

China's unprecedented economic growth has created a more affluent society that demands more energy. The current growth is leading to more emissions from power...

New study: Does putting your feet up = power?

A new set of studies by researchers at three universities led by University at Buffalo psychologist Lora E. Park, PhD, has found that the...

Fear of Predators Drives Honey Bees Away from Good Food Sources

Most of us think of honey bees as having a bucolic, pastoral existence—flying from flower to flower to collect the nectar they then turn...

Chinese power plants ‘an environmental disaster in the making’

Coal-powered synthetic natural gas plants being planned in China would produce seven times more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional natural gas plants, and use...

Rare cranium fossil of ape Lufengpithecus found in China

A team of researchers has discovered the cranium of a fossil ape from Shuitangba, a Miocene site in Yunnan Province, China. The juvenile cranium...

Cheaper Chinese solar panels are not due to low-cost labor

A study of the photovoltaic industries in the US and China shows that China's dominance in solar panel manufacturing is not driven solely by...

China’s clean-water program benefits people and the environment

The brown, smog-filled skies that engulf Beijing have earned China a poor reputation for environmental stewardship. But despite China's dirty skies, a study led...

Varying quality of science, tech education in Brazil, Russia, India and...

America may have legitimate competitive reasons to worry about the number of computer science and engineering graduates from elite Chinese and Indian universities –...

Archaeological technique gives insight into the day before death

The day before the child’s death was not a pleasant one, because it was not a sudden injury that killed the 10-13 year old...

‘Insect soup’ holds DNA key for monitoring biodiversity

cientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have shown that sequencing the DNA of crushed up creepy crawlies can accelerate the monitoring and...

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