Author: University of California Riverside via EurekAlert!

  • Blending wastewater may help California cope with drought

    Recycled wastewater is increasingly touted as part of the solution to California's water woes, particularly for agricultural use, as the state's historic drought continues. The cost of treating wastewater to meet state health standards for reuse and to reduce salt levels that damage crops presents a new set of challenges, however.Researchers at the University of…

  • Making batteries with portabella mushrooms

    Can portabella mushrooms stop cell phone batteries from degrading over time?Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering think so.