Research Shows Similarities in Hunters, Animal Rights Advocates

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Animal rights advocates and hunters may have more in common than they think when it comes to nature conservancy, according to a newly published study by a Texas A&M AgriLife researcher. The research studied whether an individual’s empathy level toward wildlife predicted their support for conservation efforts. Researchers believe…

GPA Midstream Association Honors Three with Environmental Excellence Awards

GPA Midstream Association Honors Three with Environmental Excellence Awards

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News TULSA, Okla., June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — GPA Midstream Association announced today that members DCP Midstream (Denver) and Saudi Aramco (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia) are recipients of its 2021 Environmental Excellence Award, while Energy Transfer’s Dual Drive Technologies (Dallas) receives the award among affiliated GPSA Midstream Suppliers (GPSA)…

New method for molecular functionalization of surfaces

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — One vision that is currently driving material scientists is to combine organic molecules (and their diverse functionalities) with the technological possibilities offered by extremely sophisticated semiconductor electronics. Thanks to modern methods of micro- and nanotechnology, the latter designs ever more efficient electronic components for a…

‘Pack Ice’ Tectonics Reveal Venus’ Geological Secrets

‘Pack Ice’ Tectonics Reveal Venus’ Geological Secrets

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — A new analysis of Venus’ surface shows evidence of tectonic motion in the form of crustal blocks that have jostled against each other like broken chunks of pack ice. The movement of these blocks could indicate that Venus is still geologically active and give scientists…

Climate Change Is Driving Plant Die-Offs In Southern California, UCI Study Finds

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — Irvine, Calif., June 21, 2021 – A shift is happening in Southern California, and this time it has nothing to do with earthquakes. According to a new study by scientists at the University of California, Irvine, climate change is altering the number of plants populating…

Study examines how breast implant surfaces affect immune response

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — HOUSTON – (June 21, 2021) – Rice University bioengineers collaborated on a six-year study that systematically analyzed how the surface architecture of breast implants influences the development of adverse effects, including an unusual type of lymphoma. Every year, about 400,000 people receive silicone breast implants…

Researchers trace dust grain’s journey through newborn solar system

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — A research team led by the University of Arizona has reconstructed in unprecedented detail the history of a dust grain that formed during the birth of the solar system more than 4.5 billion years ago. The findings provide insights into the fundamental processes underlying the…

Kids have revealed how they’d end climate change – including hamster-powered trains and banning homework because it uses too much paper

Kids have revealed how they’d end climate change – including hamster-powered trains and banning homework because it uses too much paper

dWeb.News Article from Floriane Laroche dWeb.News Tech News This hilarious clip features a host of ways our children would save the planet – such as running cars on ‘special’ chocolate instead of petrol. They’d also like to see an increase in the number people opting to travel by trampoline and by jetpack. The introduction of…

Nokomis Energy and Rosemawr Sustainable Infrastructure to Develop 30 New Solar Projects in the Upper Midwest

Nokomis Energy and Rosemawr Sustainable Infrastructure to Develop 30 New Solar Projects in the Upper Midwest

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News MINNEAPOLIS, June 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Nokomis Energy, a Minneapolis-based clean energy developer, and Rosemawr Sustainable Infrastructure Management, the sustainable infrastructure investment arm of Rosemawr Management, have announced a partnership on the deployment of more than 50…     More dWeb.News EARTH Environment Agriculture News The post…

Researchers uncover unique properties of a promising new superconductor

Researchers uncover unique properties of a promising new superconductor

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (6/16/2021) – An international team of physicists led by the University of Minnesota has discovered that a unique superconducting metal is more resilient when used as a very thin layer. The research is the first step toward a larger goal of understanding…

Detoxifiers From The Landfill

Detoxifiers From The Landfill

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — The production of chemicals is a cumbersome business. Often, only a small part of what is actually wanted is produced in the factory. The large remainder is unusable – or even worse. Examples? The defoliant “Agent Orange” used by the US army in the Vietnam…

Mystery of Galaxy’s Missing Dark Matter Deepens

Mystery of Galaxy’s Missing Dark Matter Deepens

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Science: NASA, ESA, STScI, Zili Shen (Yale), Pieter van Dokkum (Yale), Shany Danieli (IAS); Image Processing: Alyssa Pagan (STScI) This Hubble Space Telescope snapshot reveals an unusual “see-through” galaxy. The giant cosmic cotton ball is so diffuse and its ancient stars so spread out that distant galaxies…

A New Rapid Assessment To Promote Climate-Informed Conservation and Nature-Based Solutions

A New Rapid Assessment To Promote Climate-Informed Conservation and Nature-Based Solutions

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — A new article, published as a Perspective in the journal Conservation Science and Practice, introduces a rapid assessment framework that can be used as a guide to make conservation and nature-based solutions more robust to future climate. Climate change poses risks to conservation efforts, if…

When tyrannosaurs dominated, medium-sized predators disappeared

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Newswise — New UMD study suggests that everywhere tyrannosaurs rose to dominance, their juveniles took over the ecological role of medium-sized carnivores A new study shows that medium-sized predators all but disappeared late in dinosaur history wherever Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives rose to dominance. In those areas–lands…

Driving clean-energy research in the right direction

Driving clean-energy research in the right direction

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News Driving clean-energy research in the right direction Fuel cell proton exchange membranes get a close look from a laboratory/industry team 17-Jun-2021 5:50 PM EDT, by Los Alamos National Laboratory favorite_border Los Alamos National Laboratory A new collaborative paper out in the journal Joule presents a Los Alamos…

Dannelle (Dani) Belhateche, PE, Joins Braun Intertec Permitting and Compliance Team

Dannelle (Dani) Belhateche, PE, Joins Braun Intertec Permitting and Compliance Team

dWeb.News Article from Daniel Webster dWeb.News Tech News MINNEAPOLIS, June 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Braun Intertec, an engineering, consulting, and testing firm with more than 35 offices in seven states, is pleased to announce Dani Belhateche, PE, has joined as the technical director of the environmental permitting and compliance team. Belhateche brings more than 30 years…