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Sunday, June 21st, 2015      Leave a Comment
Wind turbines could be made considerably quieter in the future after Cambridge University scientists developed a new material based on the unique downy wings that allow owls to fly silently.

UKThe Independent via The Independent
2015-06-21 17:11:28
Tuesday, June 9th, 2015      Leave a Comment
With a population increase of 10m predicted in the UK alone, natural capital faces challenges as never before. This is what to do to compensate Related: Companies cannot keep shying away from setting tough climate targets Related: Less material consumption is not the end for business Related: We're more than mere consumers, and business should remember that Continue reading
UKGuardian Unlimited via Guardian Unlimited
2015-06-09 09:28:54
Thursday, June 4th, 2015      Leave a Comment
You quote Tidal Lagoon Power, the company led by Mark Shorrock, as saying both “judge us on our record to date” and “no decisions have been taken” to source materials from Cornwall (Cornish up in arms over Swansea’s tidal power project, 1 June). Earlier this year Mr Shorrock visited Cornwall to “explain” that his company was applying for planning permission (since granted) to reopen Dean quarry, as a “super-quarry”, extracting 1
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2015-06-04 12:56:08
Friday, May 29th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Colorado-based startup Cool Planet says it has created a fuel that mixes seamlessly with gasoline and actually removes carbon from the atmosphereThe entrepreneurs and innovators at Colorado-based Cool Planet are betting that a word you’ve probably never heard is about to change the world. “Pyrolysis” refers to a process that involves heating materials to high temperatures in the absence of oxygen
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2015-05-29 09:43:15
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015      Leave a Comment
Our tech favourites this week let you grill with the power of the sun, or eat chow mein with the power of the forceConstructed from carbon fibre, a material commonly used in aviation, this longboard puts the lightweight technology to use on terra firma (although certainly not with the aim of keeping your feet firmly on the ground)
UKGuardian Unlimited via Guardian Unlimited
2015-05-03 05:00:03
Monday, April 13th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Researchers will genetically modify tobacco plants to produce enzymes that can break down biomass from forest raw materials. This may lead to a more effective, economic and sustainable production of biofuels, they say.
UKYahoo! News via Yahoo! News
2015-04-13 11:50:12