Technically Incorrect: As part of publicizing his support for the Omniprocessor, which takes sewer sludge and turns it into clean water and energy, Gates offers the comedian the ultimate "taste test."
Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise, inside Jack White's plan to singlehanded bring music back to vinyl, a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces, and Nintendo skins deeper into financial sludge.
Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise; inside Jack White's plan to singlehandedly bring music back to vinyl; a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces; and Nintendo skims deeper into financial sludge.
Another way to use waste: a California start-up plans to test a mobile wastewater biorefinery that turns sewage sludge into a biodegradable plastic.
Researchers in China have adapted carbon nanotubes into a sponge-like material that can be squeezed dry and used to mop up oil spills.
A joint project of Applied CleanTech and Qteros combines feedstock made from sewage sludge and a microbe-based process for turning cellulose into ethanol.
New report from a coalition of environmental organizations alleges that 27 suspected Apple suppliers had severe pollution problems, from toxic gases to heavy metal sludge.
To help Israel become a little less dependent on fossil fuel imports, engineers are looking in the sewer.
The company converts municipal solid waste, including sewage sludge, into a solid that can be burned as fuel.