Thanks in part to our taste for "fast fashion" made from synthetic microfibers, our washing machines aren't just polluting the ocean, but the land, too.
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Many people consider food prone to mold more natural—and therefore better—than those with long shelf lives. Will COVID-19 change those beliefs?
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A new green supercapacitor is flexible, lightweight, and cost-effective. It could charge your devices way faster, too, researchers say.
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Rather than having skyscraper windows reflect light and waste energy, transparent solar cells could turn them into power sources for buildings.
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A new catalyst turns carbon dioxide into useful fuels and chemicals really efficiently . It could pave way for large-scale CO2 recycling, researchers say.
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New research identifies a possible terms for food made from the cells of fish or shellfish, rather than whole animals: cell-based seafood.
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The giant houses of wealthy Americans offset progress toward lower greenhouse gas emissions, report researchers. See the map.
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Swapping out a gas-powered Uber or Lyft vehicle with an electric car cuts emissions three times more than when an individual driver makes that switch, research finds.
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New research uses machine learning to gauge people's views on the available charging stations for electric vehicles.
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A new approach to desalination avoids the need for disposing potentially hazardous chemicals in local ecosystems.
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