Yes, bats really do eat a lot of mosquitoes

May 30, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Bats make good neighbors, largely due to their outsized appetites for insects that bug us. American corn farmers save about $1 billion every year, for example, thanks to the free, nontoxic pest control provided by […]


Female bonobos act as midwives for each other

May 23, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Bonobos, not chimpanzees, are our closest living animal relatives, and researchers from the University of Pisa and CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon have just discovered that they’re even more like us than ever realized before. […]


Why we snore (and how to solve it)

May 22, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Snoring is not an illness, but it can be a symptom of something more problematic. When you fall into a deep sleep, the muscles in your body relax, including the muscles in your mouth. […]


How attractive is Asia for renewables?

May 7, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Despite the popular conception of China’s coal-fueled economy and smog-ridden cities, nowhere else can match the Middle Kingdom for renewable energy potential, according to a new report from Ernst & Young (EY). China invested more than $44 billion in clean […]


Are LED street lights a health hazard?

April 29, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Light-emitting diode streetlights are a favorite of the eco-conscious, the frugal and many a municipal official. That’s because LEDs — compared to traditional high-pressure sodium and metal-halide lamps — last much longer, which means […]