Articles and researches

January 22, 2020

Why we can’t run from ‘forever chemicals’ | MNN

Chemicals called perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been used for decades to make products more stain-resistant, waterproof or nonstick. They’re used in cookware to keep food from […]
January 22, 2020

9 things you don’t know about sand dollars | MNN

We’ve all seen sand dollars wash up on the beach, a pretty white shell with a stunning star shape stamped on one side. But what’s up […]
January 22, 2020

Modular homes in Sweden are specially designed for solar panels

Swedish firm Street Monkey Architects has unveiled new solar-powered, prefabricated modular homes in Örebro, Sweden. The row-house project was based on a similar award-winning construction project […]
January 22, 2020

Strange objects found orbiting our galaxy’s supermassive black hole | MNN

The forces generated by Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way, appear to have formed a new […]
January 21, 2020

Husky turned away for her ‘weird’ eyes gets a new home — and a big hug from the internet | MNN

About two years ago, a breeder in New Jersey brought a husky to a rescue group, saying he wasn’t able to sell her because she was […]
January 21, 2020

When these stars meet, the explosion will take over our night sky | MNN

You probably won’t be around to stare at the sky and make dumbfounded murmurings. But your children — or at least, your grandchildren — will be. […]
January 21, 2020

Luzinterruptus turns plastic waste into “Death by Plastic” eco-art for COP25

Frustrated with the “ludicrous charade” of the COP25 World Climate Summit in December, Spanish design collective luzinterruptus turned to visual protest by creating the temporary guerrilla […]
January 21, 2020

Otterly awesome | 15 fascinating facts about otters | MNN

Otterly awesome Otters are perhaps one of the most charismatic of mammals. They possess cleverness and playfulness in equal quantities, and an abundance of cute. But […]