A new study took a closer look at breeding pairs of these seabirds to find out why their bonds aren’t standing the test of time.
Sept. 23, 2022 • ~5 min
HIV therapies currently need to be taken regularly for life – longer-lasting antibody treatments could one day offer an equally effective one-shot alternative
Antiretroviral therapies for HIV, while extremely effective, need to be taken daily for life. Designing antibody treatments that need to be taken only once could improve compliance and reduce drug resistance.
Sept. 23, 2022 • ~7 min
Surging sales of large gasoline pickups and SUVs are undermining carbon reductions from electric cars
Electric cars are getting a lot of PR buzz, but automakers are still promoting – and many consumers are buying – vehicles that are major gas guzzlers.
Sept. 23, 2022 • ~9 min
To reach net zero the world still needs mining. After 26 years, here’s what I’ve learned about this ‘evil’ industry
Our prospects of a better, fairer future are inextricably linked with the minerals and metals beneath our feet. Is it time to make peace with the industry that extracts them?
Sept. 23, 2022 • ~22 min
Cooling conundrum: HFCs were the 'safer' replacement for another damaging chemical in refrigerators and air conditioners – with a treaty now phasing them out, what's next?
The U.S. Senate voted to ratify the Kigali Amendment, agreeing to phase down climate-warming HFCs. Some alternatives exist.
Sept. 22, 2022 • ~8 min
Ketamine paired with looking at smiling faces to build positive associations holds promise for helping people with treatment-resistant depression
In a new study, a single infusion of the antidepressant – along with repeated exposure to positive imagery – significantly reduced symptoms in depressed patients in a clinical trial.
Sept. 22, 2022 • ~6 min
Much of the debate regarding the environmental cost of childbearing is underpinned by one influential study. Given the global commitment to net zero, should this be revisited?
Sept. 22, 2022 • ~7 min