Jeff Macmahon: Clean Power Plan To Algae Companies: Prove It

[USA] The final version of the Clean Power Plan includes a carrot for companies that use algae, or other processes, to turn captured carbon dioxide into biofuels and other products. If you can prove it reduces carbon Continue reading Jeff Macmahon: Clean Power Plan To Algae Companies: Prove It

'Nature's Band-Aid': UVM Researchers Use Seaweed To Heal Lung Injuries

[USA] Injuries to the human lung can be life-threatening, and also very difficult to treat. When there’s a hole that punctures the lung, some sealants exist to patch it, but breathing in and out means air is moving around, and keeping that patch in place is tricky to say the least. Continue reading 'Nature's Band-Aid': UVM Researchers Use Seaweed To Heal Lung Injuries

For A More Climate-Friendly Burger, Maybe We Should Feed Cows Algae

[USA] The massive carbon footprint of beef comes mostly from the food cows eat. But what if their culinary tastes got a little greener?

Beef has such a massive carbon footprint that eating a lot of burgers can theoretically be worse for the environment than driving a car. But most Continue reading For A More Climate-Friendly Burger, Maybe We Should Feed Cows Algae