University of Rochester researchers are working on a new way to move and distribute microscopic amounts of fluid around a chip in response to the demand for programmable devices that automatically perform multiple tests on minute amounts of material-on site and more efficiently than ever before. Such a "Laboratory on a Chip" is envisioned for..
Public participation and China may not appear to go hand-in-hand, but a project aimed at furthering the understanding of environmental compliance in the world's most populous nation may be sowing the seeds of change.
On January 1, 2003, a law providing public access to information and enabling public participation in environmental governance ..
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a lower court decision aimed at protecting wetlands from agricultural operations. In a divided decision, the court reaffirmed a half million dollar fine against a California farmer who converted wetlands into vineyards and orchards without obtaining a federal pollution permit.
At issue was whether the deep..