Laos is filled with gold. It’s also filled with bombs. A new project envisions a path toward a less dangerous landscape by having the miners give something back before they take the natural resources: First they remove the bombs. Call it "mining as demining."
Sure, it sounds utopian, but with tensions in Asia heating up over natural resources under the South China sea, everyone would be better off if the countries involved were working toward a future that didn’t require that contested oil.
Heat-sensitive inks and dyes may soon let you give your shirt a different pattern for every day of the week.
You may not know that you’re spraying sperm whale effluvia on yourself when you make yourself smell better. But because whale vomit is hard to find (because there aren’t too many sperm whales), scientists have come up with a solution.
Papers in medical journals are not written for regular people, which means that normal people simply can’t be up on the latest health innovations. But HealthTap is working with doctors to translate medical research so that patients can know the latest developments in their treatments.
But Republicans think climate change is fake, you say? You know what they don’t think is fake? Saving money. It turns out they’re more interested in that than the most planet-conscious liberals.
Modern Meadow--a lab-grown meat startup--is getting closer and closer to growing leather in a test tube. But that’s just the beginning. Why grow regular leather when you can use your lab to make leather better?
Each one of Caseable’s laptop cases are unique, because you can make it your own down to the color of the zipper. Do we connect more with products we have made ourselves?