#Research

  • Article: Study Suggests Flushing Toilets Can Spread COVID-19, Showing Value of Safe Water & Sanitation

    Study Suggests Flushing Toilets Can Spread COVID-19, Showing Value of Safe Water & Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 17, 2020

    Aerosol droplets can jump as high as 3 feet, Yangzhou University researchers found. Read more

  • Article: This Green Device Could Bring Power and Clean Water to the World's Most Vulnerable

    This Green Device Could Bring Power and Clean Water to the World's Most Vulnerable

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|July 23, 2019

    If researchers can make the new technology affordable and scalable, the prospects look promising. Read more

  • Article: Indian Ocean Wave Caused A Devastating Drought in South America

    Indian Ocean Wave Caused A Devastating Drought in South America

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 9, 2019

    But new research could help countries better future droughts. Read more

  • Article: These Researchers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Make a 'Turbocharged' Flu Vaccine

    These Researchers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Make a 'Turbocharged' Flu Vaccine

    By Madeleine Keck|July 4, 2019

    The drug is about to begin a 12-month clinical trial in the United States. Read more

  • Article: Future Heat Waves Could Kill Hundreds of Thousands Across US Cities: Report

    Future Heat Waves Could Kill Hundreds of Thousands Across US Cities: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|June 6, 2019

    “The public health benefits of limiting warming are clear.” Read more

  • Article: Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    "One in every 10 breaths of oxygen you breathe in is thanks to these little guys.” Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis

    What You Need to Know About the Global Fight Against Tuberculosis

    March 22, 2019

    Tuberculosis (TB) is the world's most deadly infectious disease. Read more

  • Article: Researchers Developed a Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    Researchers Developed a Way to Convert Plastic Waste Into Fuel

    By Erica SanchezJulie Ngalle  and  Joe McCarthy|Feb. 12, 2019

    The method could buy companies some time as they invest in plastic alternatives. Read more