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A Mineral Map for Fossil Hunters

A Mineral Map for Fossil Hunters

Improving the localization of rare soft-tissue fossils Think of a fossil. What do you see? Perhaps dinosaur bones, teeth, or mollusk shells? When we think of fossils, we traditionally picture hard tissue parts. However, more rare soft tissue fossils are

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Alumni Profile: Nathan Hall (MEM ’17)

Alumni Profile: Nathan Hall (MEM ’17)

Coal country has always been home for Nathan Hall (MEM/MBA ’17), a ninth-generation native of Central Appalachia who recently completed a Master of Environmental Management degree at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES), alongside an MBA from

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From Farm to Fuel Cell

From Farm to Fuel Cell

Using Eggs to Harvest Clean Energy What if the future of renewable energy lies in a good breakfast? While the thought of the most important meal of the day, or one of its components, powering anything other than a human

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Reimagining The Impacts Of Hydraulic Fracturing:

Reimagining The Impacts Of Hydraulic Fracturing:

How a high-throughput reactor can prevent environmental damage rather than merely assess it It has become commonplace to clean up man-made environmental messes, but a recent publication from the Plata lab in Yale’s Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department focused on

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Extracting Metals from E-Waste

Extracting Metals from E-Waste

Every second, metals that form the components of our day-to-day electronics are thrown out. There are currently no efficient methods for recycling them, yet our need for these metals remains strong. Yale researchers have developed a solution that salvages metals

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