Archive for June 25th, 2006

Nature-inspired Nanomaterial for Water Collection

Nature-inspired Nanomaterial for Water Collection

A novel type of nanomaterial has been developed based on the way one type of beetle obtains water in the dersert. The material, developed at MIT, has a pattern of alternating substances of differing properties. Raised sections are hydrophillic (water attracting), which causes tiny (15-20 microns

Posted byon06.25.2006inSustainable Tech

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Biodegradable credit cards

Biodegradable credit cards

Corn plastic (NatureWork® PLA) is manufactured from corn, an abundant and annually renewable resource. Since corn is domestically grown, it is readily available for manufacturing, supports US farmers, the US economy, and reduces dependency on foreign

Posted byon06.25.2006inEconomics, Sustainable Tech

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