Technology changes at a fast pace these days, but even so, we typically think that today’s technology norms will remain for a long time, just with incremental improvements. That hasn’t been how the story goes, though. When I was in high…
Here’s a good quote I ran across on Facebook: Really, which is an extreme diet — vegetarianism or the “normal” diet that kills the average person 20% faster.
Stanford University recently announced it will no longer directly invest in publicly traded companies that mine for coal for energy generation. There are about 100 such companies and Stanford will no longer invest any of its $18.7 billion endowment in any of them. The university will also divest any funds currently invested in them. “Stanford
Originally published in the ECOreport. On Saturday, May 10, thousands of Canadians took to the streets to “Defend our Climate.” Demonstrations were held in every province except Newfoundland, as well as in the Yukon and Nunavik. The Canadian government appears to have leagued itself to the fossil fuel industry and is pushing numerous coal, natural
Canadians Take To The Streets To “Defend Our Climate” was originally published on CleanTechnica.
We cover wind turbine news here on a regular basis, but now this excellent renewable technology, currently second only to solar, may be capable of going towerless. Altaeros Energies has developed a promising buoyant air turbine to harness high-altitude winds and deploy low-cost power from them. A group from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) [&hellip
Towerless Buoyant Air Turbine May Expand Wind Energy’s Reach was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
Carl Lewis is quite well known for winning 9 Olympic gold medals and 1 silver, and subsequently being named “Olympic Athlete of the Century” and “Sportsman of the Century” at the end of the 20th century. Needless to say, he’s set many…
Following up on my vegan sources of iron article, I’ve decided to publish this vegan sources of protein article. The idea actually came after a couple of friends shared cartoons and a funny story regarding the protein thing. “The protein…
Funny, after being vegetarian or vegan for 32+ years, I just now took a look at how iron content in veg foods compares to iron content in beef. Interestingly, tofu, tempeh, many beans, oatmeal, cashews, quinoa, seitan, spinach, and dried…
Modern medicine does not fall behind other business in this age of technology. Modern medicine focuses on integrating life-changing advances with progressive technological advances. A recent marriage of medicine and technology hopes to enable progress in monitoring and administering treatment with difficult health circumstances. This recent progress is a biodegradable, implantable battery that will help
Biodegradable, Implantable Battery Can Melt In Your Body was originally published on CleanTechnica.
The switch from relatively dirty types of cooking fuels, such as biomass, to cleaner ones — along with improvements to kitchen ventilation — can greatly reduce the likelihood of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), as well as improve other markers of lung health, according to the results of a 9-year study conducted in southern
Cleaner Cooking Fuels & Improved Kitchen Ventilation Lead To Far-Better Lung-Health, 9-Year Study Shows was originally published on CleanTechnica.