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Geochemistry News
December 8, 2019

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How did life survive the most severe ice age? A team has found the first direct evidence that glacial meltwater provided a crucial lifeline to eukaryotes during Snowball ... read more
Ancestors of modern bacteria cultured from an iron-rich lake in Democratic Republic of Congo could have been key to keeping Earth's dimly lit early climate warm, and in ... read more
The search for evidence of life on Mars could be helped by fresh insights into ancient rocks ... read more
Over the course of several months, researchers created Escherichia coli strains that consume carbon dioxide for energy instead of organic compounds. This achievement in ... read more
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Recycling Nutrient-Rich Industrial Waste Products Enhances Soil, Reduces Carbon

Recycling biotechnology byproducts can enhance soil health while reducing carbon emissions and maintaining crop ... read more

Carbon Emissions from Volcanic Rocks Can Create Global Warming

Greenhouse gas emissions released directly from the movement of volcanic rocks are capable of creating massive global warming effects -- a discovery which could transform the way scientists predict ... read more

Gulf of Mexico Coral Reefs to Protect from Storm Surge in the Future -- But Will They?

Researchers used 120,000-year-old fossils to predict how Gulf of Mexico coral reefs will respond to climate change toward the end of this ... read more

How Tiny Enzymes Reign Supreme in Worldwide Carbon Recycling

That white rot fungi on fallen logs in a forest, it's super ... read more

Lake Methane Emissions Should Prompt Rethink on Climate Change

Study sheds new light on the impact of natural methane production on global climate change ... read more

Scientists Devise Catalyst That Uses Light to Turn Carbon Dioxide to Fuel

Scientists have used sunlight and a catalyst largely made of copper to transform carbon dioxide to ... read more

Global Carbon Emissions Growth Slows, but Hits Record High

Coal use is down dramatically in the United States and the European Union, and renewable energy is gaining traction. But rising natural gas and oil use in 2019 increased the world's carbon ... read more

Southern Arizona Once Looked Like Tibet

A new study determined that the Earth's crust in southern Arizona was once almost 60 kilometers thick, which is twice as thick as it is today -- and comparable to how thick the crust is in parts ... read more

Smog-Eating Graphene Composite Reduces Atmospheric Pollution

A graphene-titania photocatalyst degrades up to 70% more atmospheric NOx than standard titania nanoparticles in tests on real ... read more

Finnish Rivers Transport Carbon to Baltic Sea at an Increasing Rate

The amount of carbon transported via Finnish rivers to the Baltic Sea has risen substantially in the past few decades. The researchers don't know the exact effects ... read more

Study Calls for Improved Sanitation and the Environmental Management of Pharmaceuticals

Failure to ensure the environmental sustainability of growing patient access to medicines in developing economies could increase the risk of adverse environmental impacts, according to new ... read more

Sustaining Roads With Grape and Agricultural Waste

The US spends $5 billion a year to repair damages to road infrastructure from winter snow and ice control operations and the use of traditional deicers. A team of researchers is developing a more ... read more

Cell-Free Synthetic Biology Comes of Age

New research explores how cell-free gene expression stands to help the field of synthetic biology dramatically impact society, from the environment to medicine to ... read more

Tiny Woodlands Are More Important Than Previously Thought

Small woodlands in farmland have more benefits for humans per area, compared to large forests according to a new study. The small woodlands, sometimes even smaller than a football field, can easily ... read more

Breathing? Thank Volcanoes, Tectonics and Bacteria

A new study suggests Earth's first burst of oxygen was added by a spate of volcanic eruptions brought about by tectonics. In addition to explaining the appearance of significant concentrations ... read more

Daylight Damage to Photovoltaics

A research team has investigated the ways sunlight can degrade the efficiency of newly developed organic photovoltaics over time. This work may assist in the wide commercialization of next-generation ... read more

Providing Safe, Clean Water

In many parts of the world, access to clean drinking water is far from certain. Filtration of large volumes of water, however, is slow and impractical. Scientists have now introduced a new water ... read more

Operational Mapping System for High-Resolution Tropical Forest Carbon Emissions

For the first time, scientists have developed a method to monitor carbon emissions from tropical forests at an unprecedented level of detail. The approach will provide the basis for developing a ... read more

Carbon Intensity of Power Sector Down in 2019

Engineers have compiled carbon emissions for the US electric power sector for the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 as part of the CMU Power Sector Carbon ... read more

Animal Embryos Evolved Before Animals

A new study has discovered that animal-like embryos evolved long before the first animals appear in the fossil ... read more

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