No matter what you think of the proliferation of smartphones in society, it’s hard to deny that apps can make some facets of life much easier—including living a sustainable life. In Helsinki, the capital city of Finland, a new app has been launched that lets residents, tourists … [Read more...] about Helsinki has an app that gives you all the guidance you need to live sustainably
Humans everywhere were captivated over the weekend by a viral video of salmon being transported from one estuary to another through a giant overland pneumatic tube — a.k.a. the “fish tube.” The jaunty video, which shows fish shooting through the sky like checks in a bank … [Read more...] about Could the “salmon cannon” really save ecosystems?
Knowing how much power will be flowing into the grid on any given day is becoming increasingly crucial as the proportion of intermittent renewable power serving the grid goes up. And when we talk about intermittent power, we’re talking about the fact that renewable power can’t be … [Read more...] about How AI-powered weather forecast is making Britain’s energy grid more efficient
While we know that the Basking shark is the world’s second-largest fish, there’s so much we don’t know about this fascinating creature. Such is the reason why a team of researchers has deployed an underwater robot that can discretely film the interactions of basking sharks to … [Read more...] about Could this autonomous underwater robot shed new light on basking sharks?
Humans have come so far technologically-speaking that we’re even figuring out how to recreate the complex components of the human heart. That’s right, a team of researchers over at the Carnegie Mellon University is utilizing new 3D printing technology to produce functional … [Read more...] about Scientists are 3D printing parts of the heart that function like the real thing