MIT Study: Carbon Tax Needed to Cut Fossil Fuel Consumption Thursday, February 25, 2016 Researchers at MIT have suggested that the technology-driven cost reductions in fossil fuels will lead the world to continue using all the oil, gas, and coal, unless governments pass new taxes on carbon emissions.VUV Analytics, Caltech Announce Collaboration Thursday, February 25, 2016 VUV Analytics has announced a closed-ended collaboration project with Caltech Environmental Analysis Center (EAC) to explore new application capabilities using the VGA-100 Vacuum Ultraviolet (VUV) detector. Weighing up the Risk of Groundwater Contamination Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Faulty, shallow wells can leak oil and natural gas into underground drinking-water supplies, Stanford Professor Rob Jackson finds.Ozone Exposure Linked to Disease Risk Friday, February 19, 2016 Adults with long-term exposure to ozone (O3) face an increased risk of dying from respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, a study suggests.Losing the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance Thursday, February 18, 2016 Tackling antibiotic resistance on only one front is a waste of time because resistant genes are freely crossing environmental, agricultural and clinical boundaries, new research has shown.Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Laboratories Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Autoscribe Informatics has published a useful downloadable 9 page guide: Matrix Gemini LIMS for Environmental Labs. A New £81.6M Food and Health Research Centre Wednesday, February 17, 2016 The Quadram Institute is the name of the new centre for food and health research to be located at the heart of the Norwich Research Park, one of Europe’s largest single-site concentrations of research in food, health and environmental sciences. Exposure to Air Pollution 30 Years Ago Associated with Increased Risk of Death Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Exposure to air pollution more than 30 years ago may still affect an individual's mortality risk today, according to new research from Imperial College London.Low-Cost, Portable NQR Spectroscopy Wednesday, February 10, 2016 A researcher at Case Western Reserve University is developing a low-cost, portable prototype designed to detect tainted medicines and food supplements that otherwise can make their way to consumers. The technology can authenticate good medicines and supplements.