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The Guardian

Jessica Murray

29 November 2019

Stockholm, Sweden

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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...

The Washington Post

Peter Holley

29 April 2019

London, United Kingdom

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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...

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Regan Morris

10 October 2018

California, United States

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"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...

Inc. Magazine

Jeff Bercovici

24 October 2017

California, United States

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"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 ...

Wired

Matt Simon

20 September 2017

Silicon Valley, California, United States

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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...

Conscious Company Media

Kenny Torrella

30 August 2017

United States

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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 ...

The Telegraph

Sarah Knapton

15 March 2017

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

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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 ...

Scientific American

Paul Tullis

7 June 2016

San Diego, California, United States

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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...

The Guardian

David Parr

18 February 2014

Tokyo, Japan

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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...

The New York Times

Amy Yee

8 October 2013

Punjab, India

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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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