Environment

Planning Ahead Bacteria

Planning Ahead Bacteria

Scientists from the Weizmann Institute in Israel, led by Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel, have recently shown that bacteria can anticipate certain future events in their environment and prepare for the upcoming changes. According to the scientists, these findings do not only ...

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Converting Wastewater into Clean Energy

Converting Wastewater into Clean Energy

Waltham Technologies, a new Boston-based startup founded by Una Ryan, is using blue-green algae to decontaminate wastewater while creating a viable source of clean energy at the same time. The algae eats carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the ...

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New Green Plug Universal Adapters

New Green Plug Universal Adapters

The California based Company Green Plug has developed a single universal adapter that enables users to power their laptops, cell phones, and other electronic gear with only one power adapter. This technology could help the environment by eliminating the need ...

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CO2 Absorption Made Easier

CO2 Absorption Made Easier

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) have discovered a new material capable of absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants and other generators of greenhouse gases. According to the scientists, the new substance, which ...

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Nokia Eco Sensor Concept

Nokia Eco Sensor Concept

The Nokia Eco Sensor Concept is a ‘green’ mobile phone, designed to enhance our awareness both of the environment and of ourselves. The phone comes with a wearable sensor unit powered by alternative energy sources, which monitors our health, our ...

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