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Softer-than-cotton antibacterial shirt is made out of milk

August 21st, 2019 at 11:34 am » Comments Off

The Limitless Milk Shirt is claimed to be three times softer than regular cotton Every day, dairies dispose of milk that for one reason or another is deemed unfit for human consumption. A Los Angeles-based startup by the name of Mi Terro is taking some of that milk and using it to create T-shirts, that […]

This solar-powered device produces energy and cleans water at the same time

August 4th, 2019 at 12:51 pm » Comments Off

UNDER THE SUN Solar panels with water purification devices mounted on their backs (illustrated) could produce freshwater and electricity simultaneously.  Still a prototype, the machine could one day help curb electricity and freshwater shortages By mounting a water distillation system on the back of a solar cell, engineers have constructed a device that doubles as […]

Giant shipper bets big on ending its carbon emissions. Will it pay off ?

July 28th, 2019 at 2:04 am » Comments Off

The Danish company Maersk has been shipping goods around the world since the age of steamships. Now it wants to usher in a new era, with carbon neutral transport. Maersk — the world’s largest container shipping company — has an astonishing goal. By 2050, the company vows to send goods — everything from electronics to […]

Your UPS deliveries may soon arrive in electric trucks

July 28th, 2019 at 1:55 am » Comments Off

Through its multiple partnerships with EV startups, the company is precipitating a sustainable transformation in the delivery industry. A new UPS truck now rolling around the streets of London looks like an ordinary delivery vehicle. But at night, the truck plugs into a new smart grid at the company’s hub in the center of the […]

Energy abundance : The future of nuclear

July 27th, 2019 at 1:44 am » Comments Off

Yes, I want nuclear energy *in my back yard*! Extraordinary new innovations are giving us failsafe nuclear fission and the potential to achieve our age-old dream of fusion. This year, Bill Gates commented: “Nuclear is ideal for dealing with climate change, because it is the only carbon-free, scalable energy source that’s available 24 hours a […]

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