Sunday, February 5, 2023

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Thin film accelerates plant growth by converting Sun’s UV light to red light

This technology has the potential to help address global food supply issues.

Engineers design AI material that can learn behaviors over time

The material also adapts to changing external conditions.

Researchers transform discarded face masks into Ethernet cable

This new green chemistry could be used to upcycle materials that would otherwise be thrown away.

This textile embedded with tiny solar cells can charge your phone

It could be used as clothing that will be able to power devices through solar energy.

Edible, self-powered sensor warns if frozen food has previously thawed

The sensor triggers color changes to indicate food products are defrosting.

Onshore algae farms could help solve future global food production problems

Onshore algae farms could feed much of the world while also improving environmental sustainability.

Wax worm saliva contains enzymes able to degrade plastics in just hours

The discovery opens up an array of applications for treating or recycling plastic waste.

New upcycling technique turns one common form of plastic into another

Scientists crack upcycling plastics to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

World’s whitest paint is now thin and light enough to use on airplanes or cars

It is thinner and lighter than ever, ideal for radiating heat away from cars, trains, and airplanes.

Meet Salmon Eye, a floating exhibition space that resembles a fish eye

It is a spectacular floating aquaculture visitor and learning center in Norway.

Lignin could help obtain a complete bio-based jet fuel

Catalytic process with lignin could enable 100% sustainable aviation fuel.

New wearable device can monitor cancer tumor size in real-time

It represents a new, faster, and more accurate approach to screening cancer drugs.

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