Tag: Acid

Ocean acidification isn't getting federal attention

Carbonic acid in the world's oceans is harming coastal areas, and federal agencies aren't doing enough to respond, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Earth/Environment October 16, 2014

Acid-spewing beetle inspires hot foam-spewing ATMs to deter thieves

The bombardier beetle is the inspiration for a new design in ATM security devices. Here is how it works.

May 10, 2014

Breakthrough stem cell research: Creating embryonic stem cells without using embryos

Scientists have found a new way to create stem cells. The new procedure, known as known as stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency or STAP, is quite revolutionary, as the main aspect is exposing the mature adult cells to various stressful environments including trauma, a low oxygen environments and an acidic environment to reprogram them to becoming embryonic stem cells.

Life February 2, 2014

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