How to cryopreserve fish embryos and bring them back to life
2017-08-17 13:05:45

How to cryopreserve fish embryos and bring them back to life

Scientists report for the first time the ability to both deep freeze and reanimate zebrafish embryos. The method, appearing in the journal ACS Nano, could potentially be used to bank larger aquatic and other vertebrate oocytes


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'INFLECTION POINT': Renewables will be the 'cheapest form of new power generation' by 2020
2017-07-14 13:35:09

'INFLECTION POINT': Renewables will be the 'cheapest form of new power generation' by 2020

Renewable energy sources, like solar and wind, are quickly becoming as cheap—even cheaper—than their carbon-intensive counterparts like coal

Ecological risks around Tripolskaya TPP
2017-07-12 11:40:54

Ecological risks around Tripolskaya TPP

In the city hall of Ukrainka city, near Kiev, held a meeting of the working group on the environmental risks of the Tripoli thermal power plant. Discussion was held with the participation of Parliament

New way to predict when electric cars and home batteries become cost effective
2017-07-11 12:10:53

New way to predict when electric cars and home batteries become cost effective

The future cost of energy storage technologies can now be predicted under different scenarios, thanks to a new tool created by Imperial researchers

France Aims for Carmakers to Ditch Petrol and Diesel by 2040
2017-07-06 15:15:34

France Aims for Carmakers to Ditch Petrol and Diesel by 2040

French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot says he has set the country's carmakers of not selling petrol or diesel cars by 2040

Investing in poor children saves more lives per dollar spent, UNICEF study finds
2017-07-05 10:10:25

Investing in poor children saves more lives per dollar spent, UNICEF study finds

Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides more value for money than investing in less deprived groups, saving almost twice as many lives for every $1 million spent

Stefano Boeri's liuzhou forest city masterplan breaks ground in China
2017-07-04 10:30:12

Stefano Boeri's liuzhou forest city masterplan breaks ground in China

Stefano Boeri’s first ‘forest city’ in china is now under construction in the city of liuzhou. Conceived as a green metropolis, the project will eventually accommodate 30,000 people, with offices, houses