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  1. Flint lead crisis adds up to $395 million in social costs

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    The social costs related to lead poisoning in Flint, Michigan, amount to $395 million from April 2014, when the city switched its water source from Lake Huron to the Flint River, to the present day, not ...
    Tuesday, 09 August 2016
  2. Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantified

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    This is the first study to show that deciduous tree water uptake of snowmelt water represents a large but overlooked aspect of the water balance in boreal watersheds. For the boreal forest of Alaska and ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  3. Pathogenic bacteria hitchhiking on tiny plastic particles to North and Baltic Seas?

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    With increasing water temperatures comes an increasing likelihood of potentially pathogenic bacteria appearing in the North and Baltic Seas. Scientists have now demonstrated that a group of such bacteria ...
    Sunday, 24 July 2016
  4. Physical cause for cell death in dry preservation of embryos

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Brine shrimp do it, water bears do it, why can't we dry preserve snow leopard or golden toad embryos and keep them on the shelf? A new study has determined that a critical issue in dry preserving whole ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  5. Easier, faster, cheaper: A full-filling approach to making nanotubes of consistent quality

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... tiniest of cylinders fill with water during processing. But for nanotube practitioners who have reached their Popeye threshold and "can't stands no more," scientists have devised a cheap, quick and effective ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  6. Genetic roots of insect's waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... waterproof coating, which provides them protection from microbes and environmental stress. They nicknamed the gene spidey. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:36:02 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  7. Molecular switch for controlling color, fluorescence

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    ... friendly since it uses the energy from the two gases to switch the color and fluorescence of a compound and produces only water as a byproduct. Posted: 2016-07-15 15:36:04 ...
    Sunday, 17 July 2016
  8. In hot water: Climate change is affecting North American fish

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Climate change is already affecting inland fish across North America -- including some fish that are popular with anglers. Scientists are seeing a variety of changes in how inland fish reproduce, grow ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  9. Gelatin instead of the gym to grow stronger muscles

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Scientists have devised a way to develop bigger, stronger muscle fibers. But instead of popping up on the bicep of a bodybuilder, these muscles grow on a tiny scaffold or 'chip' molded from a type of water-logged ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  10. Humans are not the only ones who produce halogenated organic pollutants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Organohalogens like perchloroethene and trichloroethene are prominent groundwater pollutants due to their industrial use as dry cleaning and degreasing agents and their widespread release into the environment. ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  11. Spiderweb galaxy: Watery dew drops surrounding dusty spider’s web

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Astronomers have spotted glowing droplets of condensed water in the distant Spiderweb Galaxy -- but not where they expected to find them. Detections show that the water is located far out in the galaxy ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  12. Seaweeds get sick too when they're stressed

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Normally harmless bacteria can cause bleaching disease in seaweeds when the "trees of the ocean" become stressed by high water temperatures, researchers have discovered. Understanding these disease processes ...
    Saturday, 02 July 2016
  13. Tiny algae ideal for sniffing out nutrient pollution in water

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Tiny algae, called diatoms, living in water could be key to providing a definitive and clear measure of whether streams, rivers and lakes have damaging levels of nutrients in them. Posted: 2016-06-24 ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  14. Turning sewage sludge into concrete

    Category: Arabian Researchers/News

    Dried sewage sludge could be recycled by adding it to cement to make concrete, report researchers in Malaysia. Disposing sludge left over from treating sewage water is a major challenge for wastewater ...
    Sunday, 26 June 2016
  15. Prehistoric crocodile Terminonaris was Texas native, fossil suggests

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    ... fossil snout that was discovered near the waters edge of a Dallas-area lake. The 96-million-year-old fossil is the oldest of its kind worldwide, indicating Terminonaris likely originated in Texas and dispersed ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  16. Ancient symbiosis between animals and bacteria discovered

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Fossils & Ruins

    Marine shallow water sandy bottoms on the surface appear desert-like and empty, but in the interstitial space between the sand grains a diverse fauna flourishes. One of the strangest members of this interstitial ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  17. Bionic microrobot mimics the 'water strider' and walks on water

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Matter & Energy

    Scientists are reporting development of a new aquatic microrobot that mimics the amazing water-walking abilities of the water strider -- the long-legged insect that scoots across the surface of ponds, ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  18. New software protects water utilities from terrorist attacks and contaminants

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Matter & Energy

    Americans are used to drinking from the kitchen tap without fear of harm, even though water utilities might be vulnerable to terrorist attacks or natural contaminants. Now, thanks to new open-source software ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  19. Pocket chemistry: DNA helps glucose meters measure more than sugar

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Matter & Energy

    ... in blood, serum, water or food. The researchers demonstrated using functional DNA with glucose meters to detect cocaine, the disease marker interferon, adenosine and uranium. The two-step method could ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
  20. Hydrogen peroxide found in space

    Category: Arabian Researchers/Space & Time

    Molecules of hydrogen peroxide have been found for the first time in interstellar space. The discovery gives clues about the chemical link between two molecules critical for life: water and oxygen. On ...
    Saturday, 30 July 2011
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