In yet another example of things turning out not quite the way that they are advertised… It’s come to light that a man vaccinated against polio 28 years ago has actually had an active infection in his gut the whole time, shedding the virus in his stools for the whole 3 decades.
Matthias Mueller is the creator of Sustainability Compass*, an app that offers users an actionable guide to sustainability in everyday decisions.
Originally published on EdenKeeper In just two months, Pope Francis’s encyclical, “Praised Be: On Care for Our Common Home,” has inspired a lot of good for the environment.
he market for energy efficient windows is growing almost 20% a year. Electronically switchable windows cut heating and cooling cost by up to 20% a year.
Tanzania has lost two-thirds of its elephant population in just the last 4 years, as a result of growing demand for ivory and the increasing professionalism of poachers, according to recent reports.
The larger Pacific striped octopus was first observed scientifically back in the 1970s, but owing to the fact that the behaviors observed by researchers seemed so strange the scientific community refused to publish any papers (only a single abstract) on the species.
Originally posted on EdenKeeper In the small, west-African country of Senegal, a Muslim leader has called for a jihad, but not one of violence inspired by anger or fear.
Opponents of the Clean Power Plan say it will drive the cost of electricity through the roof, even though studies show it will actually lower utility bills Who Opposes The Clean Power Plan And Why?
New technology from Bangalore promises clean drinking water by drawing moisture from the air. Rain Tunnel Technology, invented by Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar, Chief Scientific Officer at the De Scalene Research Organization, will soon be available for both commercial and household use.
Caribou Camping Co.*, founded by a 16-year-old last year (making him 17 now), has a pretty straightforward aim: help stop pollution.
Early life starvation can lead to epigenetic changes that persist for multiple generations, according to a new research from Duke University.
Even though plants don’t possess a nervous system they use signals previously assumed to only be associated with animals when exposed to stress, new research from the University of Adelaide has found.
In a finding that shows that brown dwarfs, often referred to as failed stars, have more in common with regular planets than might otherwise be expected, researchers have found that brown dwarfs are home to powerful auroral phenomena near their poles.
Stellar orbits within the Milky Way can change considerably over time, according to new research published in The Astrophysical Journal.
AspectSolar, an innovator in Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) solar-powered batteries, has announced an industry-leading, environmentally friendly and portable power solution for every aspect of work, play and home.
Researchers in Texas and Germany have created a nanoscale desalinization chip that can go anywhere and make fresh water from just 3 volts of electricity Nanoscale Desalinization Chip Goes Anywhere was originally posted on: PlanetSave.
Originally published on EdenKeeper What do a government scientist, reverend, fisherman, and farmer all have in common?
Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and Stephen Hawking have joined 1,000 other notable scientists calling for an AI weapons ban, calling them a "threat to humanity." Musk, Wozniak, Hawking Call For AI Weapons Ban was originally posted on: PlanetSave.
New Solar panel technologies, including perovskite and organic solar cells, will drive down the cost of solar panels for a faster return on investment.
13 major US corporations have pledged to invest in clean energy technology to fight climate change. Hillary Clinton also revealed a clean energy plan today Corporations, Clinton Take Lead In Climate Change Fight was originally posted on: PlanetSave.