Fresh Hope for a Troubled Planet by Linda Sechrist Recognizing that it might be too late by the time they are older, many young people are already acting collectively and across partisan aisles on everything from climate change and the environment to gun control, gender equality, social justice, education and politics.
Software Tracks Farm to Fork Supply Chain Serious concerns have surfaced about food transparency, and people are asking questions. Documentaries like Rotten urge consumers to think
New Solar Capacity Outpaced Other Fuel Sources A United Nations-backed report, Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018, reveals that the world invested more in solar power
Digital Device Downers Teens that spend the most time staring at screens while playing games, texting, surfing the Internet or engaging in social media tend to be unhappier than those with less screen time, reports a San Diego State University study of more than a million teens.
Innovative Shortcut to Faster Travel A Hyperloop is a proposed vacuum-tube mode of passenger or freight transportation moving enclosed capsules along on thin cushions of air; it was first named in an open-source “vactrain” design released by a joint team from Elon Musk’s Tesla and SpaceX companies.
3-D Printers Help Rehabilitate Animals Pete, a 34-year-old Amazon parrot, received a boot-like prosthesis made by a 3-D printer from a customized mold after his leg was ripped off by a fox. A day later, he was not only already starting to accept it, but also realized he could place his weight on it.
For those who haven’t heard of the BEMER technology, BEMER is a mat that you lay on for 8 minutes twice a day which is designed to improve circulation, thereby supporting the body’s natural self-regulating processes. Five broad range international patents support
Laboratory Food to Hit Pet Food Market As we race toward a future full of high-tech, lab-grown meats in place of the environmentally unsound animal protein industry, a new startup wants to extend this offering to our furry friends, too. Aiming to make the most sustainable,
Smart Vest Could Increase Neighborhood Safety Thailand is the home of a new “smart vest” that could turn stray dogs into personal guardians. Equipped with a hidden video camera, vest sensors
Dutch Turn Seaweed into 3-D Household Items Dutch designers Eric Klarenbeek and Maartje Dros have been cultivating live algae and processing it into material that can be used for 3-D printing. This algae polymer can be turned into everyday items from shampoo bottles to bowls and