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The current Nor­we­gian Bar­ents Sea risk governance frame­work would need con­sid­er­able
A recent case study from the University of Helsinki examines different ways of framing oil spill risks with regard to the Norwegian Barents Sea where new areas have been recently opened for oil exploration and exploitation. (2019-06-14)
Cooking vegetables: healthier with extra virgin olive oil
Cooking vegetables in the sofrito (sauté) with extra virgin olive oil favours the absorption and release of bioactive compounds of its traditional ingredients (garlic, onion and tomato), according to the study published in the journal Molecules about the role of gastronomy in the health-improving effects of the Mediterranean Diet. (2019-06-13)
Diet at the docks: Living and dying at the port of ancient Rome
Analysis of plant, animal and human remains from Portus, the maritime port of Imperial Rome, has reconstructed for the first time the diets and geographic origins of its inhabitants, suggesting a shift in food resources following the Vandal sack of Rome in AD 455. (2019-06-12)
Marine oil snow
Marine snow is the phenomena of flakes of falling organic material and biological debris cascading down a water column like snowflakes. (2019-06-11)
Catalog of north Texas earthquakes confirms continuing effects of wastewater disposal
A comprehensive catalog of earthquake sequences in Texas's Fort Worth Basin, from 2008 to 2018, provides a closer look at how wastewater disposal from oil and gas exploration has changed the seismic landscape in the basin. (2019-06-11)
Compostable food containers could release PFAS into environment
Compostable food containers seem like a great idea: They degrade into nutrient-rich organic matter, reducing waste and the need for chemical fertilizers. (2019-05-29)
The University of Cordoba guides plants towards obtaining iron
A team at the University of Cordoba relates the presence of beneficial organisms in plant roots to their response to iron deficiency. (2019-05-29)
Palm oil: Down from the conservation barricades and out of the rhetorical trenches
Oil palm is neither the devil's work, nor a godsend to humanity. (2019-05-28)
Replacing diesel with liquefied natural leads to a fuel economy of up to 60% in São Paulo
A study conducted in Brazil at the FAPESP-funded Research Centre for Gas Innovation pointed to the environmental and economic benefits of the cargo transportation industry in São Paulo State's interior adopting LNG. (2019-05-28)
Study of northern Alaska could rewrite Arctic history
New research on the North Slope of Alaska could help revise predictions about the Arctic's oil, gas and mineral wealth. (2019-05-28)
Dead roots double shoreline loss in gulf
A new Duke University-led study finds that the loss of marsh-edge salt grasses and mangroves due to disturbances such as heavy oiling from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill doubles the rate of shoreline erosion in hard-hit marshes. (2019-05-24)
CBD clinical trial results on seizure frequency in dogs 'encouraging'
Dr. Stephanie McGrath found in a small study that 89 percent of dogs who received CBD in the clinical trial had a reduction in the frequency of seizures. (2019-05-21)
The University of Cordoba has simplified the method to categorize olive oil
A research group has developed an analytical methodology to go along with sensory tasting and is working towards putting it into effect at businesses. (2019-05-16)
Controlled study links processed food to increased calorie consumption
On May 16, 2019 in the journal Cell Metabolism, researchers report results from the first randomized, controlled trial that directly compared differences in calorie consumption and weight gain between an ultra-processed and an unprocessed diet. (2019-05-16)
The secrets of secretion: isolating eucalyptus genes for oils, biofuel
Close genetic analysis of 480 blue mallee eucalyptus plants provides clues to modify cultivars for greater yield, whether for essential oils or jet fuel. (2019-05-08)
The Sea Lab's Outreach Coordinator contributes to synthesis on Deepwater Horizon oil spill
The Sea Lab's Discovery Hall Programs Outreach Coordinator Rachel McDonald's work conducting outreach on ACER's research is featured in a special issue of the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative's (GoMRI) Current: The Journal of Marine Education. (2019-05-07)
Complex geology contributed to Deepwater Horizon disaster, new study finds
A study from The University of Texas at Austin is the first published in a scientific journal to take an in-depth look at the challenging geologic conditions faced by the crew of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and the role those conditions played in the 2010 disaster. (2019-05-07)
Crowd oil -- Fuels from air-conditioning systems
Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the University of Toronto have proposed a method enabling air conditioning and ventilation systems to produce synthetic fuels from carbon dioxide (CO2) and water from the ambient air. (2019-05-03)
Tapping fresh water under the ocean has consequences
While offshore groundwater resources could be used for drinking, agriculture and oil recovery, new research suggests tapping into them could lead to adverse impacts onshore. (2019-05-02)
Palm oil's potential to alleviate poverty depends on where it's grown
Palm oil's potential to alleviate poverty depends on where it's grown. (2019-05-01)
How scratching may prime children with eczema for food allergy and anaphylaxis
Eczema, a chronic itchy inflammatory skin disease, affects about 15 percent of U.S. children. (2019-04-30)
Alcohol ads in sport fuel drinking culture
Repeated exposure to alcohol advertising in sport -- either at venues or during media coverage of matches -- can have long-term effects on drinking attitudes, according to a new international study. (2019-04-29)
For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050
The study shows that beyond the benefits of reduced extreme weather in the long term, global mitigation efforts would also lower oil prices in coming decades, resulting in a significant economic boon for most poorer countries. (2019-04-29)
Plant cells eat their own ... membranes and oil droplets
Biochemists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered two ways that autophagy, or self-eating, controls the levels of oils in plant cells. (2019-04-29)
Studies link earthquakes to fracking in the central and eastern US
Small earthquakes in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Oklahoma and Texas can be linked to hydraulic fracturing wells in those regions, according to researchers speaking at the SSA 2019 Annual Meeting. (2019-04-26)
A spoonful of peppermint helps the meal go down
When treated with peppermint oil, 63 percent of patients with disorders of the esophagus that cause difficulty swallowing and non-cardiac chest pain reported feeling much or slightly better, report Medical University of South Carolina researchers in Digestive Diseases & Sciences. (2019-04-26)
New diagnostic tool developed for global menace Xylella fastidiosa increases specificity
In a research article in Plant Disease, Bonants et al. (2019-04-23)
PA residents shoulder health impacts of state's oil and gas waste
More than 80 percent of all waste from Pennsylvania's oil and gas drilling operations stays inside the state, according to a new study that tracks the disposal locations of liquid and solid waste from these operations across 26 years. (2019-04-22)
NTU scientists discover sustainable way to increase seed oil yield in crops
NTU Singapore scientists have developed a sustainable way to demonstrate a new genetic modification that can increase the yield of natural oil in seeds by up to 15% in laboratory conditions. (2019-04-20)
Study shows continuing impacts of Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Nine years ago tomorrow -- April 20, 2010 -- crude oil began leaking from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig into the Gulf of Mexico in what turned out to be the largest marine oil spill in history. (2019-04-19)
New report examines the safety of using dispersants in oil spill clean ups
A multi-disciplinary team of scientists has issued a series of findings and recommendations on the safety of using dispersal agents in oil spill clean-up efforts in a report published this month by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. (2019-04-15)
'Molecular scissors' for plastic waste
A research team from the University of Greifswald and Helmholtz-Zentrum-Berlin (HZB) has solved the molecular structure of the enzyme MHETase at BESSY II. (2019-04-12)
Unique oil-eating bacteria found in world's deepest ocean trench
Research that reveals what lies at the bottom of the deepest part of the ocean -- the Mariana Trench. (2019-04-11)
Mechanism to form influenza A virus discovered
A new study by Maria João Amorim's team, from the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, now reveals where the genomes of the influenza A virus are assembled inside infected cells. (2019-04-09)
Current methods may inadequately measure health impacts from oil, natural gas extraction
Measurements of hazardous air pollutant concentrations near oil and natural gas extraction sites have generally failed to capture levels above standard health benchmarks; yet, the majority of studies continue to find poor health outcomes increasing as distance from these operations decreases. (2019-04-08)
Tracking records of the oldest life forms on Earth
Ancient organic matter of biological origin has been tracked in multiple samples of rock spanning over 2,000 million years of Earth's history, according to UCL researchers. (2019-04-08)
Damaging Sichuan earthquakes linked to fracking operations
Two moderate-sized earthquakes that struck the southern Sichuan Province of China last December and January were probably caused by nearby fracking operations, according to a new study published in Seismological Research Letters. (2019-04-04)
Cleaning up oil using magnets
In the future, it could be possible to remove oil spills on the surface of the ocean by using magnets. (2019-04-01)
Turbocharging the switch to efficient engines
Predicting capricious pre-ignition combustion events could enable automakers to build powerful yet more efficient engines. (2019-03-28)
A new class of branched single chain surfactant for enhanced oil recovery reported
A new green surfactant for efficient enhanced oil recovery (EOR) has been developed by scientists at the Energy Safety Research Institute at Swansea University. (2019-03-28)
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