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It’s coming WHEN?

Eco Friendly March 4, 2020 posted by

Cooking Oil to 3D Printing – new research develops a way to recycle oil

If you cook you’ve probably got a jar of used oil sitting somewhere near your stove. Hopefully you’re not dumping it down the drain. Most people put it out with the trash but what if you could recycle it? Researchers from the University of Toronto have devised a way to turn used oil from McDonald’s into 3D printing resin that is biodegradable.


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Cooking Oil to 3D Printing – new research develops a way to recycle oil
future tech January 24, 2020 posted by

Diamond Batteries Are Forever – scientists experiment with turning radioactive waste into power source

Remember Batman and Robin? Specifically how Mr. Freeze’s subplot involved him having to steal diamonds to make his suit work? Well that plot point may actually work better now. Scientists at the University of Bristol are looking into a way to turn old radioactive carbon into diamond batteries.


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Diamond Batteries Are Forever – scientists experiment with turning radioactive waste into power source
Eco Friendly January 24, 2020 posted by

Geoengineering To Save The Planet – radical ideas to buy time in the climate crisis

The icecaps are melting and that’s a major problem for a variety of reasons. One being the rising sea levels but another being that losing the reflective poles will make our planet warmer. Some people want to save the ice by geoengineering. Most of their ideas aren’t really feasible but man are they cool.


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Geoengineering To Save The Planet – radical ideas to buy time in the climate crisis
future tech December 4, 2019 posted by

Brain Chips – science fiction technology is becoming a reality

Chronic illnesses that attack the mind are the stuff of nightmares for many people. In the future, we may be able to combat these with brain chips implanted directly into our minds. Sure, this sounds like the stuff of science fiction (and is the basis of many stories) but new breakthroughs could lead to a reality for this technology.


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Brain Chips – science fiction technology is becoming a reality
Eco Friendly November 7, 2019 posted by

Nuclear Fusion – scientists are working to bring this fiction to fact

Nuclear fusion is the stuff of science fiction but scientists are working hard to make it a reality. A joint force from around the world has banded together to create this promising form of renewable energy but even if they are successful, everyone is in agreement that solar and wind are still our best bet right now.


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Nuclear Fusion – scientists are working to bring this fiction to fact
Eco Friendly November 5, 2019 posted by

Microbes For Dinner – a protein substitute from very humble beginnings

Food is a major focus area when it comes to talks of climate change. Lack of it, the toll cattle and other herd animals are taking on the environment, the lack of space and water for agriculture, etc. These are all issues we’re going to have to wrestle with. There’s one small solution out there though: Microbes.


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Microbes For Dinner – a protein substitute from very humble beginnings
Electric Cars October 21, 2019 posted by

Swindon Adds Electric – new drop in powertrain adds electric option for petrol cars

In order to meet emission goals, decreasing the amount of emissions from vehicles is a key point. It’s easy enough to say just drive an electric car but, well, it’s really easy to say anything, isn’t it? Swindon took a more solution and has introduced a a 80kW powertrain so that cars can be easily switched over to electric.


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Swindon Adds Electric – new drop in powertrain adds electric option for petrol cars