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Category Archives: Environment
A defense contractor better known for building jet fighters and lethal missiles says it has found a way to slash the amount of energy needed to remove salt from seawater, potentially making it vastly cheaper to produce clean water at … Continue reading
A paradigm shift in the materials industry is likely within the near-future as a variety of unique materials replaces those that we commonly use today, such as plastics. Among these new materials, graphene stands out. The single-atom-thick sheet of pure … Continue reading
A French court on Monday declared U.S. biotech giant Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, a judgment that could lend weight to other health claims against pesticides. via Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning in France | Reuters.
A new asteroid-mining company launches Tuesday with the goal of helping humanity expand across the solar system by tapping the vast riches of space rocks.The new firm, called Deep Space Industries, Inc., announced today Jan. 22 that it plans to … Continue reading
The World Wildlife Fund and Google are teaming up to deploy a fleet of anti-poacher UAVs in Africa. The goal? Survey and stop rhino poachers. via Google Drones Launch In Africa | Fast Company.
One of the holy grails of solar cell technology may have been found, with researchers at UCLA announcing they have created a new organic polymer that produces electricity, is nearly transparent and is more durable and malleable than silicon. via … Continue reading
Tesla Motors Launches Revolutionary Supercharger Enabling Convenient Long Distance Driving – Yahoo! Finance
Constructed in secret, Tesla revealed the locations of the first six Supercharger stations, which will allow the Model S to travel long distances with ultra fast charging throughout California, parts of Nevada and Arizona. via Tesla Motors Launches Revolutionary Supercharger … Continue reading
Caribbean coral reefs face collapse | Environment | guardian.co.uk. “The decline of the reefs has been rapid: in the 1970s, more than 50% showed live coral cover, compared with 8% in the newly completed survey. The scientists who carried it … Continue reading