Monthly Archives: October 2014

An App’s Guide to Sustainable Eating

Hi all!  I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus from blogging due to a very busy past couple weeks preparing for and getting married!  Everything went wonderfully and I am now back in the swing of things and trying … Continue reading

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Largest methane hotspot in the US found in the Four Corners: fracking not to blame!

A current scientific challenge today is the accurate quantification of total methane emissions in the US.  This can serve as an important baseline against which to compare how emissions change with the burgeoning of the fracking industry.  It also gives … Continue reading

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Climate change roundup: Underestimated ocean heat content and emissions from the peatlands!

A couple articles caught my attention over the past week that give some new modeling information about global warming.  So…I thought I’d do a quick rundown of the major findings of each! Why hold me at that gate of your secret? … Continue reading

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Living on the edge: doped graphene quantum dots perform as well as platinum in fuel cell electrodes!

Beating platinum is akin to finding the Holy Grail for material scientists working on fuel cells.  We know very little about the microscopic workings of catalysis, but platinum – beautiful, shiny, and and far too expensive to base an economy … Continue reading

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