Friday, September 9, 2016

Beach Trash

"The world needs a better method for tracking shoreline refuse"

ecosystem surveillance systems

"speed up surveying by gathering the fragments of DNA littered throughout the environment and identifying the species they belong to with DNA sequencing"

bacteria-powered windfarm

"Researchers say these biologically driven power plants could someday be the microscopic engines for tiny, human-made devices"


"On a very basic level, food can be used strategically to help people work together and build trust."

human health impacts from LEDs

"While the AMA report supports the use of LED lighting in order to reduce energy consumption and the use of fossil fuels, it recognizes that some LED lights are harmful."