Scottish researchers find way to target gold in e-scrap

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are developing a new compound to extract gold from used electronics. Around 7% of the world’s gold is inside e-scrap, of which less than one-third is currently salvaged, according to project leader Professor Jason Love. One...

The Race to Reinvent Cement

                          Fast-forward Earth about a million years.Humanity has come and gone—perhaps wiped out by a pandemic or some cataclysmic event, like the dinosaurs before them. Aliens or maybe...

This compact wind turbine is perfect for blustery cities

  Just ask anyone who lives in blustery Wellington, New Zealand; or Boston; Amarillo, or, of course, Chicago — cities can be incredibly windy places. But unlike rural landscapes that stretch for miles without being punctuated by tall buildings, harvesting wind...