Environmental : Health & Medical
Whole-genome sequencing allows hospitals to study disease outbreaks occurring on their wards and special care units--and potentially prevent them before they start.
Our world has a lot of problems that are being overshadowed by humanity's negligence. As the population increases, more land is being used up for commercial structures. Land, ocean and air alike are becoming polluted because of the irresponsibility shown by man. And because of nature's deg
Methane is the principal component in natural gas and is produced from a wide variety of natural and man-made processes. In the context of livestock, methane is produced by the group of animals know as ruminants. Cattle, sheep and goats are domestically produced ruminant animals in Australia, with o
Climate change has been at the top of the agenda for quite some time. However it sometimes feels as if people are leaving it to the governments to sort out with legislation and targets. The reality is that it's just as important that every individual does their bit.
Although the threat has always been there, the last several decades have brought about the realization that many of the natural resources we take for granted will soon run out. Ignoring a great deal of public outcry and firm science, many industries seem intent on running themselves dry before admit
The activated sludge reactor systems are a popular treatment system at wastewater treatment plants. There have been several advances over the basic design and process. In this article I present one such process.
To help the environment, we all need to go green. Every little change makes a difference. Try this at work too and get everyone involved!
Late in 2007 Australians voted for a new centre-left government, in part because its leader Kevin Rudd was committed to climate change action. He no longer is and has replaced action with a policy vacuum. Here is one reason why that decision is a mistake.
Most people now realize that we all need to begin living a more planet-friendly life.There are many ways that you can make a significant contribution.They range from simple things like recycling to larger, more costly things such as solar energy for your home.It is common for people to feel overwhel
The adage some ones trash is another man's treasure, has never been so true as now, when you can reach millions of people online. By reusing (selling old items online) you not only contribute to the green movement by reusing, but can make a few bucks in the bargain.
As the Chinese Drywall story continues, it is getting more interesting. Because the investigation continues, it has been learned that the drywall is labeled on some of the drywall but not all. This basically is telling us that it is impossible to identify strictly by name on the back only.