Tag Archives: Environment
They are called ‘transient electronics.’ Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are studying how to make devices, like cellphones, disappear or dissolve so they don’t pose a threat to the environment. (July 16)
We grow enough food to feed every single person on the planet, yet millions of people go to bed hungry. Discover the startling facts about global food waste and what we can do to solve this problem.
By Amar Toor
It’s stiffer than Kevlar, thinner than paper, and in a few years, it may be mass-produced using only sunlight and water.
Scientists in the US this week announced a new, and potentially groundbreaking method for producing nanocellulose — a so-called “wonder material” derived from tree fiber that could be used to create ultra-thin displays, lightweight body armor, and a wide range of other products.
Their key ingredient? Algae.
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