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Month: March 2020

With the Coronavirus, It’s Again Trump vs. Mother Nature

Today’s news quiz: What do these data points have in common? Jan. 22: President Trump is asked by CNBC: “Are there worries about a pandemic at this point?” Trump answers: “No. Not at all. And we’re, we have it totally…

Rising Tides: Understanding Sea Level Rise

As human activity warms our planet, the ocean absorbs over 90 percent of the excess heat. This increases water volume and melts ice sheets and glaciers, contributing to sea level rise. Watch the video to learn how much global sea…

On Thin Ice: Why Ice Loss Matters

Over 90 percent of Earth’s ice mass is locked up in Greenland and Antarctica. As our greenhouse gas emissions warm the planet, those areas, along with glaciers worldwide, lose more ice, contributing to sea level rise. Watch the video to…

Global Maps of Dryness Help Prepare for Water Use around the Globe

Using measurements from two satellite missions assimilated into a computer model, researchers have created global maps of terrestrial water around the planet. In addition, they can forecast water availability in the United States up to three months out. Music: Lines…

Rad Power Bikes Launches A Turbocharged Build Of The Popular RadRunner E-Bike

RadPower RadRunnerRad Power Bikes has made a name for itself in the world of electric bikes by producing some of the best values in the game. With bikes like the RadWagon, RadRover, RadCity, and more listed at a flat price of $1,499, it has made electric bikes more accessible to people around the world

The Electric Hispano Suiza Carmen Boulogne Is A Tribute To Racing Heritage

Hispano Suiza Carmen BoulogneAfter lying dormant for nearly 80 years, the storied Hispano Suiza name was reborn last summer with the launch of the million-Euro, all-electric Carmen in Barcelona. It was a stunning piece of rolling from an unexpected source — since when is Spain a hotbed of automotive innovation!? — but was it a real car? Well, [&hellip

6 ways to improve your bond with your dog

As the saying goes, dogs are our best friends. But maybe it doesn’t feel quite so buddy-buddy between you and your dog these days. Perhaps you’re constantly frustrated because your dog ignores your commands or is always getting in your…

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On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn carbon dioxide into new products

Chemists have created a hybrid system of bacteria and nanowires that captures energy from sunlight and transfers it to the bacteria to turn carbon dioxide and water into organic molecules and oxygen. On Earth, such a biohybrid could remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. On Mars, it would provide colonists with raw material to manufacture organic compounds ranging from fuels to drugs. The efficiency is greater than the photosynthetic efficiency of most plants.