Articles and researches

February 24, 2020

Meet the African-American female scientists who helped launch the space race | MNN

For decades, most Americans had never heard of Katherine Johnson. That all changed after the film “Hidden Figures” was released in 2016. The movie, which is […]
February 24, 2020

Innovative food tracker uses app to help you live zero-waste

Industrial designers Altino Alex and Savin Dimov have just unveiled an innovative product geared towards helping families around the world reduce their food waste. The Bubble Food Tracker is an app-controlled food […]
February 24, 2020

Most plastics in our recycling bins aren’t getting recycled, new report finds | MNN

Most recycling programs accept plastics labelled 1 through 7, but in the vast majority of cases, only #1 (PET) and #2 (HDPE) actually get recycled, a […]
February 22, 2020

Why Germany’s little gardens are a way of life | MNN

Scattered throughout Germany are collections of what look like tiny houses surrounded by well-kept gardens. But people don’t live in these small structures with flourishing yards. […]
February 22, 2020

46,000-year-old frozen bird uncovered in Siberia | MNN

Fossil ivory hunters who found a well-preserved bird carcass in northeastern Siberia thought it was only a day or so old. Turns out, it was about […]
February 21, 2020

Glowing rabbit made of 3D-printed polycarbonate pops up in a Dutch pond

Early last year, Dutch artist Titia Ex presented the North Holland town of Heemskerk with an unusual gift — a massive glowing rabbit sculpture set inside […]
February 21, 2020

Greenpeace report shows most ‘recyclable’ plastics are sent to landfills

Greenpeace recently published a study “to determine the legitimacy of ‘recyclable’ claims and labels on consumer plastic products.” The study involved a comprehensive survey of 367 […]
February 21, 2020

Some birds watch other birds to see if what they’re eating is good … or gross | MNN

Ever look around the table when the “aspiring chef” in your family unleashes her latest culinary creation? Everybody seems to be waiting for someone else to […]