Science in Action
Science in Action: Energy, Water and Food02/27/15
The growing conflict between access to fresh water, food production and energy generation
SciA: Conflict between energy, water & food; Clever desalination; Music...
Exploring the growing conflict between access to fresh water, food production and energy generation; Desalination with added de-acidification of the oceans; The idea of controlling things with our minds is moving from science fiction to science fact;...
SciA: Climate change and infectious diseases; Modelling changes in...
Climate change is affecting the spread of infectious diseases like Malaria, Chikungunya, Dengue fever and West Nile Virus. Scientists are using a host of techniques to try to understand what is happening
SciA: Ocean Plastic; Mekong River; Australian Aboriginal astronomy;...
New figures for the amount of plastic entering the worlds’ oceans; The fate of sediment in the Mekong river; An ancient rock formation in the Australian outback could be an early map of the Universe; Laser cooling atomic clocks for better accuracy
SciA: Chimp Language; Cosmic Renaissance; Flying in a V; Carl Djerassi
New insights into the complexity of chimpanzee language; News on when the stars were first switched on in the Universe; Birds flying in a V formation take it in turns; Carl Djerassi, inventor of the contraceptive pill, died 30th January 2015
SciA: Viruses and gut disease;solar cells;Ocean acidification;Mud
Viruses living in the gut may have a role in inflammatory bowel disease; Materials called perovskites could make cheaper and more efficient solar cells; Winners and losers in marine organisms as oceans become more acidic; Why the Geological Society of...
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