Insect larvae can eat plastic. Time to advance science and start some experiments at home. Which larvae work? What kinds of plastics?
An electronic skin which can learn from feeling ‘pain’ could help create a new generation of smart robots with human-like sensitivity.
Researchers have used a virus and gene editing system to boost the potent aspects of the cannabis plant
Exploding stars happen more often that you might think. Turns out you just need to know how to look for them. New research on "stars" gives us insight into looking for a new career, a romantic partner or friend, or even happiness in general. Read on.
But as always the case, lithium batteries that are good for your Tesla in Oakland or Montreal might be terrible in someone else's backyard. As we speak the Serbians are heavily fighting against lithium mining by Rio Tinto, and are calling out the government for its corruption.
Make it your business to know if your supply chain is in short supply. The 50 minerals that create your best life.
The UAE are looking far into the future and making to colonize Mars.
Despite the general decrease in SO2 emissions around the world, the Middle East is still one of the worst polluted regions, specifically emissions around the Gulf region which did not witness any significant change between 2018 and 2019.
It's a sign of the times: a vegan cheesemaking company in Israel is considering listing on the TASE - or Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Two meat or animal product substitute companies already list there and now Vgarden, which makes vegan cheese is looking to raise capital.
Kando sends sensors into a sewer find Covid-19 hotspots in your towns and cities. Should we bring one into the White House?
Scientists in Germany have trained dogs to sniff out people with coronavirus. And they are accurate 94% of the time, reports Bloomberg. The science comes from researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany. During tests, they found that eight Germany military dogs could correctly identify the presence of the coronavirus 94 percent […]
For most of us, our closest encounter with the element fluorine is likely to be our toothpaste or a municipal water supply with added fluoride. Studying how fluoride affects plants, might give clues as to how it impacts our planet.
Having a hard time sleeping during Covid? Or maybe you are sleeping better because you have less stressors from the commute? Or maybe you are self-medicating with CBD? During good, deep sleep, we rarely respond to external stimuli such as sounds, unless they are strong enough, like an alarm clock, or meaningful, like a baby’s […]
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Therapeutics has received fast-track approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273. The company’s chief medical officer, Tal Zaks, M.D., Ph.D., has become a ubiquitous presence on American news programs
Ideally we should all be living like this, with our own personal cow. Until that happens new research finds a way to slow methane development in cow stomachs.