Natural wonders in the county | www.chesterfieldobserver.com

Natural wonders in the county | www.chesterfieldobserver.com

BY MARK BATTISTA CONTRIBUTING WRITER Kayakers explore the tidal lagoon at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area. JAMES HASKINS As the weather warms, Chesterfield residents needn’t venture to the Blue Ridge or Eastern Shore to glimpse some of the plants and animals Virginia showcases in the summer months. The county has an abundance of parks where flora and fauna teem, if you know where to look. This is just a sampling. DUTCH GAP CONSERVATION AREA For…

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Pollution solution? Artificial photosynthesis breaking down CO2 to solar fuel : Worldly Science

Pollution solution? Artificial photosynthesis breaking down CO2 to solar fuel : Worldly Science

Researchers have discovered a way to trigger artificial photosynthesis, which would help turn greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide into clean air and produce energy at the same time. “This work is a breakthrough,” said Fernando Uribe-Romo, Assistant Professor at University of Central Florida (UCF) in the US, according to PTI. How does it work? The team of researchers found a way to set off a chemical reaction in a synthetic material called metal-organic frameworks…

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