Recent studies show that consuming ultra-processed foods, such as soda and frozen meals, can negatively impact mood and cognitive function, despite their ability to satisfy cravings for unhealthy foods. Diets
Researchers have found that electronic medical records systems (EMR) in hospitals produce more greenhouse gases than paper-based systems. However, they suggest that if renewable energy sources were used instead of
Protecting the environment is a challenging endeavor. In 2023, it was confirmed as the hottest year on record, harmful microplastics were found in supposedly clean drinking water, and there were
A new study conducted by researchers from Columbia and Rutgers University has introduced a novel optical method for identifying micro and nanoplastics in water that offers exceptional accuracy and sensitivity.
Scientists have discovered rocks containing man-made plastic on all five inhabited continents, indicating the widespread presence of plastic pollution in the natural environment. A recent study in Environmental Science &
Generative AI tools such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and DALL-E consume a massive amount of power, especially when generating images from text prompts. A group of researchers from Hugging Face and
New research reveals that each transaction involving Bitcoin results in the wastage of water equivalent to filling up an entire swimming pool, highlighting the significant environmental consequences associated with cryptocurrencies.
Solar geoengineering, which involves reducing the solar energy reaching the Earth’s surface, is being discussed in the field of climate science. However, the general consensus is that it is a