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Briny Pool Bacteria Can Clean Up and Power Up

Warm and salty wastewater is a by-product of many industries, including oil and gas production, seafood processing and textile dyeing. KAUST researchers are exploring ways to detoxify such wastewater while simultaneously generating electricity. They are using bacteria with remarkable properties:… read more “Briny Pool Bacteria Can Clean Up and Power Up”

Turning chicken poop and weeds into biofuel

Chicken is a favorite, inexpensive meat across the globe. But the bird’s popularity results in a lot of waste that can pollute soil and water. One strategy for dealing with poultry poop is to turn it into biofuel, and now… read more “Turning chicken poop and weeds into biofuel”

6 Deadly Factors Impacting the Environment, and Wh..

In the time that it has taken you to read this sentence, you have fallen through an eternal expanse of stars at approximately 460 metres a second. Clinging to a green and blue ball of rock awash in this endless… read more “6 Deadly Factors Impacting the Environment, and What You Can Do to Help”

Wasted food

How often do you throw away good food? When you live in a rich country possibly often, when you live in a poor country may be never… Worldwide about one third of the produced food is wasted. This means also… read more “Wasted food”

Trash or Treasure? Repurposing Food Waste to Feed ..

“If I offered you a bruised banana, you probably wouldn’t be interested,” said Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, director of Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. “But what if I offered you some banana ice cream on a hot summer… read more “Trash or Treasure? Repurposing Food Waste to Feed the Hungry”