Biochar, microbes and dirt — oh my!

Biochar, microbes and dirt — oh my!

Michael Rechsteiner researches biochar and how it can help sustain our environment Michael Rechsteiner is a senior environmental engineering major from Middletown, Delaware. Q: What is your research focus? Rechsteiner: Biochar is a carbon-rich cousin of charcoal that...
Examining Microbes Under a New Lens

Examining Microbes Under a New Lens

Research illuminates how Chesapeake Bay bacteria snack on sunlight The Chesapeake Bay is known for its blue crabs, but those crustaceans are far outnumbered by much tinier residents: bacteria. Every milliliter of bay water is home to thousands to millions of these...
Rapid Replacement

Rapid Replacement

Novel technology applied to replace aging bridge America’s bridges received a grade of C+ on the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, put out by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Aging is a factor in this score — almost four in 10 of the 614,387 bridges in...
Shop Right

Shop Right

Online shopping might not be as green as people think it is Home shopping isn’t new — images from Sears catalogues in the early 1900s show bicycles, banjos, hats, dresses, shoes, long underwear for men, corsets for women, guns, tools, light fixtures, storage trunks,...
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