Articles and researches

January 14, 2020

Gingko biloba trees guard a secret fountain of youth | MNN

As humans age, our bodies start to slow down and get creaky. But the same doesn’t happen with the ginkgo biloba tree. It’s hardly a fair […]
January 14, 2020

What does ‘no-kill’ mean at animal shelters? | MNN

In an ideal world, there would be no need for animal shelters. But stray and unwanted pets need a place to go and hopefully they wind […]
January 14, 2020

A nearly century-old Copenhagen school gets an eco-friendly makeover

Danish architectural practice JJW Architects has used recycled bricks and Cradle-to-Cradle certified mortar to renovate Copenhagen’s Grøndalsvængets School. Originally built in 1929, the building had long […]
January 14, 2020

Scientists just found the oldest material on Earth — and it smells funny | MNN

This is part of the Murchison meteorite, a famous rock discovered on Sept. 28, 1969. (Photo: James St. John [CC by 2.0]/Flickr) Fifty years ago a […]
January 14, 2020

This minimalist, solar-powered home stands strong against earthquakes

Located in the Swiss municipality of Grimisuat in the district of Sion, House ROFR was created with the future in mind. The modern, solar-powered home is […]
January 14, 2020

What you can see on fee-free days at U.S. national parks this year | MNN

The United States has so many national parks and protected wilderness areas to explore, but some of those spots have entrance fees or activities fees. While […]
January 14, 2020

Wearable garden vest is nourished by wearer’s own urine

Are you looking to spruce up your wardrobe this spring? Well, we’ve got the season’s eco-fashion garment for you — a wearable garden vest that thrives […]
January 14, 2020

Quorn introduces carbon footprint labeling

In a trailblazing move, Quorn, the meatless food manufacturer headquartered in the U.K., is now leveraging carbon labeling on more than half its product line. Carbon […]