21 Feb '15, 8am

Scientists want to turn your old sandwich into an indestructible wonder material

Hold on to your food scraps, people! Anaerobic digestion is very in right now, and you know what that means — your self-righteous compost bins might not be the only game in town anymore when it comes to reducing food waste. What’s anaerobic digestion, you ask? Simple — let a bunch of bacteria feast on your unwanted food (or any organic matter, really) in an oxygen-free environment and out comes biogas, a mixture of mostly carbon dioxide and methane. That biogas can be used to generate heat and electricity; people have already used it to power cars, supermarkets , and even Disney World ! But a new idea from scientists in Europe takes the half-eaten, rotting cake. Ever hear of graphene ? You know, the human-made, two-dimensional wonder material that’s stronger than steel, more conductive than copper, and about to revolutionize everything everywhere , just as soon as we figur...

Full article: http://grist.org/business-technology/scientists-want-to-t...

Tweets

nofearSingapore: Out with old and irrelevant an...

I am a doctor. Everyone,even doctors,has a say in how Singapore is run. (But saying is one thing and getting someone to li...

The Waste Biz: Using An Anaerobic Digester To T...

Turning brewery waste into energy isn’t a new idea : all of that spent grain has captured the imagination of waste entrepr...

The Waste Biz: Using An Anaerobic Digester To T...

Turning brewery waste into energy isn’t a new idea : all of that spent grain has captured the imagination of waste entrepr...

How about this turn of events?

golfchannel.com 23 Feb '15, 3pm

For the first time in over a decade, Butch Harmon may be softening his stance on Tiger Woods . In a report for GolfWorld ,...

Spin up an old hard drive with a solenoid motor

Spin up an old hard drive with a solenoid motor

hackaday.com 21 Feb '15, 6pm

Just about all of us have a few old hard drives in our junk box. There are a myriad of projects out there to put them to w...

singapore's weather will turn me into this in n...

twitter.com 27 Feb '15, 7am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Scientists discover the world's strongest natur...

inhabitat.com 20 Feb '15, 3pm

Those little seashells loitering on your bathroom shelf are hiding quite a secret—at least, their teeth are. According to ...

Scientists make music for cats

Scientists make music for cats

mnn.com 27 Feb '15, 8pm

If your cat is the type to enjoy kicking back with a glass of kitty Cabernet while listening to some soothing tunes, you'r...

Sharing the Love & I wonder why Im not remarrie...

hungryrunnergirl.com 27 Feb '15, 1pm

First of all, I am so glad we share a love for Will Smith. I will only be seeing Focus because he’s in it. I loved Men in ...