Environment

Advances in Sea-Powered Energy

From Fast Company’s Co.Exist series, check out 8 of the latest advances in ocean-powered generators.  Most of the devices are being developed in Scotland, which is apparently a world leader in marine energy investment – who knew?  They’re all well beyond the design stage, with working prototypes being deployed and tested in the rough waters … Continue reading

The Algae Revolution
Environment

The Algae Revolution

It may look like pond scum to you, but one day, the plant-like organism known as algae could rule the world.  How can such an immobile, simple-bodied eukaryote pull this off? For one, many of these little guys are photosynthetic.  “Big deal,” you say.  “Every plant on earth can claim the same thing, from the … Continue reading