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Brazilian Research to Develop Cheap Pesticide Biosensors

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When we think of biosensor contamination detection, we usually imagine expensive and sophisticated tech tools and laboratories. But a recently made research paper may provide a turnaround for…

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Jul
28

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Sustainable Bamboo Toothbrushes

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Photo Credit: © TheEnvironmentalBlog.org With a worldwide global concern gaining momentum, it is no wonder that private companies are looking at ways to improve their the sourcing of…

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Jul
27

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Solar Boat Breaks Records, Starts Scientific Expedition

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Experimental solar vehicles often give us insight on the possibilities of concepts and technologies that are “instilled” in them. Solar Impulse for example, let’s us remember that even…

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Jul
26

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Peru Harnesses Solar Power to Supply Electricity to its Poorest Residents

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Peru has started a nationwide solar panel program that aims to supply electricity to 95% of its residents by 2016, Huffpost Green reports. Peru’s program will target more than 2…

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New Swiss Bus System Charges Batteries in Seconds

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Fast charging for EV’s mean a lot for people. In fact, the issue of battery charging time may perhaps be one of the key reasons why adoption of…

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Jul
22

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Drop-in Biofuels: The Good, the Bad, and the Missed Opportunity

Wood chips like these are used in produing drop-in biofuels. Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by mlinksva on Flickr.

A lot of effort and investment are going right now into making drop-in biofuels the next star of environmentally friendly fuels. Very similar to petroleum in structure, these…

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Jul
18

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Research Suggest Cattail as Insulating Material

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The cattail, or the Typha, is a plant that is has been long known to human civilization for thousands of years. The plant has served several uses throughout…

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