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29 November 2019
Biochar is a form of charcoal that is proving to be quite useful in terms of renewable energy and combatting the climate crisis. From trapping carbon and methane emissions to playing a role in heating homes and feedin...
29 April 2019
London, United Kingdom
Under 800 Words
The London Marathon debuted a new, environmentally conscious way of keeping runners hydrated: edible seaweed pouches filled with sports drink. The pouches, or “Ooho,” created by Skipping Rocks Labs, can be eaten along...
10 October 2018
California, United States
Over 15 Minutes
"Farm to table" is a well-known saying in the food industry, but "lab to table" is also rapidly joining the rank of commonplace terminology. To both reduce the amount of animals killed and lessen the impact on the env...
24 October 2017
California, United States
Over 3000 Words
"If I continued as a cardiologist, maybe I would save 2,000 or 3,000 lives over the next 30 years, But if I focus on this, I have the potential to save billions of human lives and trillions of animal lives," explains ...
20 September 2017
Silicon Valley, California, United States
A genetically engineered fake meat that smells, tastes and has the same texture as a regular beef burger? Sounds impossible, but it's not for the Impossible Burger. Made from ingredients such as wheat and potato prote...
30 August 2017
When scientists, startups and non-profits team up, everyone benefits - or so it seems in the case of creating clean meat. While there has been a push to focus on reinventing meat due to animal farming's impact on the ...
15 March 2017
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Under 800 Words
Is meat created from animal stem cells actually considered meat? These scientists think so, and have successfully created such a product. Their successful creation of "test-tube chicken and duck" aims to benefit the ...
7 June 2016
San Diego, California, United States
One scientist, dared to take a risk, and go where no one else had: mass-spectrometry imaging of microbes and chemicals. These images tell scientists how microbes communicate with each other, the environment, and human...
18 February 2014
The twenty-first century city is a complex organism, and simulating it to anticipate traffic and transportation congestions can be problematic for urban planning. Researchers around the world from Japan to England hav...
8 October 2013
With 60 percent of India's population relying on agriculture for living, the country faces a dire challenge of what to do with accumulated agricultural waste. Instead of burning it, as they traditionally would do, the...
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