Articles and researches

May 15, 2020

MIT moves toward greener, more sustainable artificial intelligence

While current artificial intelligence (AI) technology holds strategic and transformative potential, it isn’t always environmentally-friendly due to high energy consumption. To the rescue are researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology […]
May 14, 2020

Tips for reducing food waste amid coronavirus

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are panic-buying groceries that may or may not be used before they expire, leading to unprecedented amounts of […]
May 14, 2020

Pandemic forces Canada to send giant pandas back to China | MNN

If there’s one thing giant pandas can’t live without, it’s bamboo. These burly bears munch through anywhere from 20 to 40 pounds of it a day, […]
May 14, 2020

Oliver Co. makes vegan leather wallets from apple waste and wood

A new London-based company has created a sustainable line of wallets and cardholders made from a combination of vegan “apple leather” and “wood leather.” Oliver Co. […]
May 14, 2020

Pittsburgh’s MuseumLab for children achieves LEED Gold

MuseumLab, one of Pittsburgh’s most creative and innovative youth learning spaces, has earned LEED Gold a year after the project was completed in the recently renovated […]
May 14, 2020

Norway plans to excavate a Viking ship burial for the first time in a century | MNN

The outline of a Viking ship is captured by georadar. The vessel is located under only 50 centimeters (roughly 20 inches) of topsoil. (Photo: NIKU/LBI ArchPro) […]
May 14, 2020

Why the rise of green chemistry matters | MNN

Green chemistry is an emerging focus among manufacturing industries that minimizes pollution at a molecular level. The idea is that companies can adopt new scientific processes […]
May 14, 2020

Old Polish barn transforms into a cool contemporary home

Poznań-based design studio mode:lina recently transformed a decrepit old barn into the Ślonsko Chałpa (Silesian House), a light-filled home that beautifully combines elements of the agricultural vernacular with […]