Scientists Create Fish-Shaped Robots To Absorb Microplastics

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A light-activated fish-shaped robot collects microplastics as it swims (scale bar is 10 mm). (Adapted from Nano Letters 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c01375/Newsflash)

Scientists have created fish-shaped robots to swim around and collect microplastics from the oceans’ nooks and crannies. Microplastics, tiny plastic particles that can be harmful to marine animals when ingested,…

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Scientists Create Material That Can Scrub Polluted Air Clean

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Professor Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering and Science Foundation of Ireland Research Professor at University of Limerick’s Bernal Institute. (True Media/Sean Curtin/Newsflash)

New sponge-like material has been invented by scientists in Ireland that can absorb toxic benzene from polluted air. Benzene is classified as a carcinogen which increases the risk of cancer…

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Methane From Waste Created By Landfill Ecosystems Should Be Harvested Say Experts

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Aerial view of landfill described in the new study. (Tim Roberts Photography/Newsflash)

Scientists are urging a rethink on the way landfill sites that every year absorb billions of tons of solid waste manage the gas produced which they say could be a…

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Vital Role Of Oceans In Stopping Global Warming Seen In Ice Core Study That Shows They Absorb Over 90 Percent Of Heat Emissions

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An ice sample from an Antarctic ice core.

Researchers at a Swiss university who have reconstructed the oceans’ mean temperatures over the last 700,000 years for the first time using ice core samples claim to have uncovered the…

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