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.
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.
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.
The company converts municipal solid waste, including sewage sludge, into a solid that can be burned as fuel.
How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.
In today's podcast, we talk about AT&T allowing VoIP apps to run on its network, allowing services like Skype to work over 3G, and not just Wi-Fi--as well as some of today's top stories.
Crave explores Kilo, one of the first mass-produced glow-in-the-dark bicycles to hit the pavement.