Atmospheric chemistry
Saturday 18 November, 2017

Eco-friendly plastic substitute could reduce dependency on fossil fuels: Indian scientists

Indian scientists have created an environmentally-friendly material from renewable natural marine resources that could eventually replace the fossil fuel-derived plastics commonly used in a variety of applications  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Yak dung polluting indoor air in Tibetan households

Burning of Yak dung is leading to pollution of indoor air in Tibetan households  More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Scientists decode the atmosphere’s ‘detergent’

A team from the University of Pennsylvania has identified an important intermediate molecule and tracked its transformation to hydroxyl radicals  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Even low level of arsenic exposure not safe: Study

Researchers in the US have found that even a very low exposure to arsenic can cause cancer in humans, “raising the possibility that no level of arsenic appears to be safe”  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Missing Xenon gas may be resting in earth’s belly: Study

The missing noble gas Xenon did not leave atmosphere and disappeared into space but may be resting at earth’s core, a thrilling study reveals  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Over 16 percent of Chinese soil is polluted

About 16.1 percent of soil in China’s mainland is polluted, an official report said Thursday  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Toxic dump poisons water in Italy

Water contaminated from an illegal toxic dump has been distributed over the course of years to residents of a large area in central Italy  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Jelly-like atmospheric particles resist chemical aging

Atmospheric chemists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 12th, 2012

BPA substitute in cash register receipts poses health risk

People are being exposed to higher levels of the substitute for BPA in cash register thermal paper receipts and many of the other products that engendered concerns about the health effects of bisphenol A  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

New Zealand scientists try to solve mystery of disappearing penguins

New Zealand scientists are preparing a study to solve one of nature”s great mysteries, the disappearance of a rapidly dwindling breed of penguin every winter  More...