Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Lakes Are Losing Oxygen Due To Climate Change

Climate change is contributing to falling oxygen levels in lakes across the world, according to a new study published in the journal Nature yesterday. Previous studies have shown falling oxygen levels in individual lakes, but this study is the first to look at so many lakes globally, as researchers gathered data from … [continued]

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LED “Efficiency Droop” Problem Solved

One of the key obstacles to the wider adoption of LED lighting may have just been solved, nearly 15 years after its discovery — the mechanism behind the flaw known as “efficiency droop” has finally been identified, potentially leading the way to new techniques/technologies to address it. Efficiency droop is … [continued]