Plastic junk spews greenhouse gases, just like cows and cars

Plastic junk spews greenhouse gases, just like cows and cars

By now, you’ve probably heard that microplastics—that’s tiny bits of broken-down plastic—are wreaking havoc in the environment and spreading to even the most remote corners of the Earth. But a new study from scientists at the University of Hawaii at Manoa reveals that plastics—especially the most common single-use plastics—are also directly contributing to climate change here on land.

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Itsy bitsy spider robots might crawl around inside you one day

Itsy bitsy spider robots might crawl around inside you one day

How jumping genes hijack their way into the next generation of babies

How jumping genes hijack their way into the next generation of babies