With a healthy appetitie for uranium and petroleum, this family of bacteria clean up nuclear waste and other toxic materials. A team of researchers has discovered exactly how they use their arms to do this.
After hearing the stories about the work that leaders from the gulf coast and their organizations have done, it’s clear to me that they are changing the paradigm of gulf coast recovery -- changing the way buildings are developed in the gulf and creating a generation of green builders in New Orleans who work closely with low-income communities.
As awareness builds for clean-burning cookstoves in the developing world, the Department of Energy is working with other government agencies and NGOs to make stoves cleaner, more efficient and more affordable.
Check out this epic demolition video from the Hanford Site in Washington state. But its more than just great footage -- this represents important progress in the cleanup of the environmental legacy of one of America's most famous scientific undertakings -- the Manhattan Project.
Glass discovered in a Roman shipwreck could unlock more answers about how glass will stands the test of time for millennia to come -- research that is very relevant to vitrification, an effective method for storing nuclear waste in glass.