Ecuador Amazon Tribe Win First Victory Against Oil Companies

Ecuador's Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks the companies' entry onto ancestral Amazonian lands...

Ironman’s Heart is Closer to Reality than you Think

The semi-official name of the blue thing on Tony Stark's chest is the Repulsor Tech node.  And it's more of science fact than fiction...

How CoolFarm Brings Smart Agriculture to Your Home

Adjusting the conditions under which crops grow, according to their specific needs, might be the only way to secure food resources in the future, especially...

Anaerobic Digesters are Profitable for US Livestock Farms

Installing biogas recovery systems in US livestock farms is not only economically profitable, but also helps reducing of greenhouse gas emissions and underground water...

Biodegradable Plastics Made From Waste Cooking Oil With Aid from Bacteria

Waste cooking oil could be used to make better bioplastics, according to researchers participating at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference at the...

Philips Opens World’s Largest Indoor Farming Facility in Holland

GrowWise City Farming Center, the biggest indoor farming facility for research and development, began operation in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, courtesy of Philips. With the world...

Sunflower Seed Husks Used to Improve Concrete

Researchers at the Namik Kemal University in Turkey have discovered that by using sunflower seed husks, they can improve concrete by reducing its density...

Bioplastics Could Have a New Source of Raw Material: Animal Fats

Animal leftovers are a valuable source of fats (carbon-rich organic polymers) that are ideal for the production of bioplastics. This could make the search for...

Extinction of Australian Megafauna due to Humans, not Climate Change

The organic waste of an astonishing creature from Australia that was extinct 45,000 years ago, revealed the extinction's primary reason as humans and not...

Recyclable Milk Cartons Made from Plant-Based Plastics Go On Sale

Recyclable milk cartons, made entirely from plant-based plastics, are about to hit Finnish supermarket shelves before the end of January. The maker, Tetra Pak,...