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Environment & EnergyFrom festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Clean air advocates worried by EPA’s move to rethink cost-benefit calculations

Originally published by E&E News While the public and the media focus on Scott Pruitt's ethics scandals, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) boss is...

Rising bedrock below West Antarctica could delay catastrophic ice sheet collapse

The news last week out of Antarctica was sobering. According to a consensus estimate published in Nature, the continent has lost 3 trillion tons of ice in...

After controversy, U.S. releases report showing elevated health risks from nonstick chemicals

Originally published by E&E News President Donald Trump’s administration has released a politically charged toxicology report about nonstick chemicals showing they can endanger human health...

Ancient Earth froze over in a geologic instant

Earth’s ice is melting at a rapid clip today. But some scientists think that during several ancient episodes, the planet plunged into a deep...

Did ancient Mesopotamians get high? Near Eastern rituals may have included opium, cannabis

Did ancient Mesopotamians get high? Near Eastern rituals may have included opium, cannabis By Andrew Lawler MUNICH, GERMANY—For as long as there has been civilization, there have...

Eroding mountains could release, not trap, greenhouse gases

Eroding mountains could release, not trap, greenhouse gases By Paul Voosen The hills are hiding a carbon cache. For decades, scientists believed that the erosion of mountains...

Brewing up Earth’s earliest life

Around 4 billion years ago, Earth was an inhospitable place, devoid of oxygen, bursting with volcanic eruptions, and bombarded by asteroids, with no signs...

Silk could improve sensitivity, flexibility of wearable body sensors

Silk could improve sensitivity, flexibility of wearable body sensors AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2017 -- From smart socks to workout clothes that measure exertion,...

An NJIT researcher throws a global ham radio ‘party’ to study the eclipse

An NJIT researcher throws a global ham radio 'party' to study the eclipse NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY When a solar eclipse plunges the country into...

Vapor harvesting gets the edge

Vapor harvesting gets the edge KAUST - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Surface wettability has little effect on atmospheric water gathering, but edge structure...

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