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The ambitious plan to plant nearly 100,000 trees a day with drones

Science News – ABC News.[:en]By science and technology reporter Jake Sturmer Can drones help fight deforestation and climate change? This team of engineers hopes to use drones to plant 1 billion trees every year to fight an unfolding global catastrophe. Source:Science News – ABC News. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-25/the-plan-to-plant-nearly-100,000-trees-a-day-with-drones/8642766[:]

Ozone layer recovery will be delayed by chemical leaks

By Fred Pearce Leaks of a common chemical used in paints and for manufacturing are harming the ozone layer and could delay recovery of the ozone hole until 2095. Source: New Scientist Daily news. https://www.newscientist.com/article/2138753-ozone-layer-recovery-will-be-delayed-by-chemical-leaks/ Journal reference: Nature Communications

Generic form of Prozac curbs some symptoms of ‘autism’ in mice

By Melissa Healy Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are commonly treated with different forms of therapy, but a cure has yet to be found. Now, a group of researchers says an antidepressant may help, the Los Angeles Times reports. The study, reported in Science Advances, suggests that a shortage of serotonin (a neurotransmitter that acts […]