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A super material? Graphene soaks up nuclear waste and helps in the treatment of Alzheimer’s and cancer

Two ground-breaking studies seem to indicate that we are going to hear lots more about graphene, a two-dimensional material made of pure carbon with "superpowers."

Park to replace infamous tar ponds in Nova Scotia

Canadian authorities revealed Sunday plans for the final portion of tar ponds clean-up in the province of Nova Scotia, which will see $17 million spent on a park, sports field and an outdoor stage and amphitheatre, as part of a project to revitalize an area where a former steel mill left behind contaminated soil.

Experts find manure is ‘best cure’ for mining

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research published Friday confirms what farmers seem to have known for hundreds of years: that manure helps restore soils, even those highly damaged post-mining landscapes.

Prof William Chavez Conference: SE Europe Geoscience Foundation in co-operation with the Society of Economic Geologists

SEEGF is holding a two day conference with the SEG International Exchange Lecturer, Professor William X Chavez in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 16 and 17. Chavez has an international research reputation and is a very engaging lecturer. […]