Ecological Footprint

New eco-friendly way to make ammonia could be boon for agriculture, hydrogen economy

18 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Ammonia has sustained humanity since the early 20th century, but its production leaves a huge carbon footprint. Now researchers have found a way to make it 100 per cent renewable.
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Hot Property: Uncommon grandeur at Comm. Ave. penthouse

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It took two years to design and renovate the eye-popping penthouse at 191 Commonwealth Ave., between Exeter and Dartmouth in the Back Bay, but the result is well worth the...
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Digital Health Startup Hims & Hers Goes Public In $1.6 Billion SPAC Deal

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The three-year-old company is exploring partnerships with health systems and health insurers as it looks to increase its footprint in the U.S. and abroad.
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Silicon Valley braces for tougher regulation in Biden's new Washington

4 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Democratic leaders for years have proposed a bevy of new laws to shrink Silicon Valley's corporate footprint, restrict its insatiable appetite for data and stop the spread of...
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Electric Eels Hunt in Packs, Shocking Prey and Scientists

6 days ago   |   NY Times

The behavior, used by wolves and orcas to run down fast prey, is rarely seen in fish.
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Happy Birthday To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

Happy Birthday To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

6 days ago   |   News One   |   3 articles

UPDATED: 10:30 a.m. ET, Jan. 15, 2021 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. may be the most-iconic African-American figure of all time. The clergyman, activist, and Civil Rights...
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Stuck in a rut: Ocean acidification locks algal communities in a simplified state

6 days ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have found that ocean acidification limits algal communities to a state of low diversity and complexity. Communities grown in waters rich in carbon dioxide were...
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Pushed deep into Sundarbans, these Indians brave tigers, storms

8 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Economic and ecological pressures mount on 14 million people living on Indian and Bangladeshi sides of mangrove forests.
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Copper-indium oxide: A faster and cooler way to reduce our carbon footprint

8 days ago   |   Science Daily

Emergent e-fuel technologies often employ the reverse water-gas shift reaction to convert atmospheric CO2 to CO. While efficient, this reaction requires high temperatures and...
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20,000 National Guardsmen Will Be Deployed For Inauguration, D.C. Official Says

20,000 National Guardsmen Will Be Deployed For Inauguration, D.C. Official Says

8 days ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

"I think you can expect to see somewhere upwards of beyond 20,000 members of the National Guard that will be here in the footprint of the District of Columbia," D.C. Police...
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NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

Most of the invitees work in the central Florida area, though all of the NFL's 32 clubs will pick health care workers from their communities to receive free tickets to the... Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever... Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19... Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...