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Air pollutants from US forest soils will increase with climate change — ScienceDaily

A study from Indiana University has found that trees influence whether soil can remove or emit gases that cause smog, acid rain and respiratory problems. The chemicals, collectively known as reactive nitrogen oxides, are produced by soil bacteria that feed on naturally occurring ammonium — as well as nitrogen fertilizers from industrial and agricultural sources […]

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SpaceX plans to lay off about 10 percent of workforce

SpaceX, the upstart rocket company that has shaken up the launch industry with low-cost reusable boosters and ambitious long-range plans to carry people to Mars and beyond, plans to reduce its workforce by about 10 percent, company sources said late Friday. The revelation came just hours after the California rocket builder successfully launched 10 Iridium […]

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