Ancient landslide destroyed area size of Cincinnati

UC geologist Daniel Sturmer studied a massive landslide outside Las Vegas that scattered debris over an area the size of a small city more than 5 million years ago. Credit: Joseph Fuqua/UC University of Cincinnati geologists reconstructed a massive landslide in Nevada that wiped out an area the size of a small city more than … Read more

‘Forever chemicals’ destroyed by simple new method

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain PFAS, a group of manufactured chemicals commonly used since the 1940s, are called “forever chemicals” for a reason. Bacteria can’t eat them; fire can’t incinerate them; and water can’t dilute them. And, if these toxic chemicals are buried, they leach into surrounding soil, becoming a persistent problem for generations to come. … Read more