A group of Western Australian botanical experts have teamed up to understand the ‘personal space’ of plant species in different environments, in a bid to improve the restoration rates for native landscapes.
Sponges that can soak up CO2 where it’s not wanted and quickly release it somewhere beneficial—such as greenhouses—have been developed by Australian researchers. “Special sponge materials called magnetic organic frameworks, or MOFs, are highly effective at soaking up and storing gases such as CO2 at the point of emission. But we hadn’t worked out how […]
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