Imran Syed

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Mat baits, hooks and destroys pollutants in water: Energy-saving tech to remove contaminants from wastewater, drinking water

Energy-saving tech to remove contaminants from wastewater, drinking water<p>A polymer mat has the ability to fish biologically harmful contaminants from …

WA-designed clear glass solar windows gear up for production

WA company gears up to commercialise its "world-first" clear glass solar windows, with listing on ASX.

Plastic eating microbes to the rescue: evolution may be finding a solution to the problem of plastic waste

Last week Sami covered news that microplastics are found in 93% of bottled water and the highest microplastic contamination levels ever were found in …

We’ve been burying people all wrong

Could eco-friendly funerals save the planet?<p>About 15 years ago, Cynthia Beal, a 30-year veteran of the natural-food movement and then-owner of the …

Richard Branson has an ambitious plan to wean the world off fossil fuels

A Climate Coalition<p>Richard Branson is joining forces with a coalition of global investors and Caribbean leaders to bring disaster preparedness to 3.2 …

MIT just created living plants that glow like a lamp, and could grow glowing trees to replace streetlights

The modern world has been reinventing our relationship with energy for some time now. Cars are turning away from fossil fuels and relying ever more …

Houseplants that clean the air of carcinogens

You know that rumor that plants can improve your air quality? Turns out it’s totally true.<p>A 1989 study by NASA tested common house plants to see if they could remove harmful chemicals from the air. Scientists put plants in sealed chambers and pumped in benzene, formaldehyde, and …

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Musk Says Tesla Is Building Its Own Chip for Autopilot

Rockets, electric cars, solar panels, batteries—whirlwind industrialist Elon Musk has set about reinventing one after another. Thursday, he added …

Scientists may have found a way to inject information directly into the brain

In a new study, scientists have used electrical currents to inject information directly into the brains of monkeys.<p>Scientists have apparently figured …

Scientists Thought an Alaskan Weather Station Was Broken, But It Was Just Climate Change

That climate change is rapidly warming the Arctic is a given, but apparently the news hasn’t reached our algorithmic overlords.<p>Scientists monitoring …

Canadian researchers say you can improve memory with this one weird trick

And Canadian medical experts weigh in on that 'do not resuscitate' tattoo<p>Here's a study tip just in time for exam season: if you want to remember …