Articles and researches

May 28, 2020

The closest star to us also has an Earth-sized planet orbiting it | MNN

Researchers have confirmed that our sun’s nearest celestial neighbor — Proxima Centauri — has a planet in tow. And from here, it looks a lot like […]
May 28, 2020

GoSun Flow is a portable water purifier and sanitation station powered by solar

Small enough to fit comfortably in a backpack with a filter strong enough to remove 99.99% of pathogens (including viruses), the GoSun Flow portable solar sink […]
May 28, 2020

Dirt from this old Irish church really does have healing properties | MNN

When residents of Northern Ireland’s County Fermanagh have a health issue, particularly an infection, they turn to the church. And the church gives them dirt. But […]
May 28, 2020

Why are toothbrushes so hard to recycle?

Even the remotest islands have no lack of used toothbrushes. Researchers studying Cocos Keeling Islands — 6 square miles of uninhabited land 1,300 miles off Australia’s northwest coast — found […]
May 28, 2020

UK residents enjoying record low emissions

By now, almost everybody has heard about record low CO2 emissions brought on by coronavirus lockdowns. But new data shows not only that the U.K.’s emissions are the […]
May 28, 2020

New map exposes secrets of Antarctica’s green snow

Antarctica’s peculiar green snow is spreading, according to researchers who have created the first large-scale map of microscopic algae growing on the chilly, southernmost continent. As […]
May 28, 2020

Neonicotinoids: What gardeners need to know | MNN

There has been a lot of buzz in recent years about a group of chemicals known as “neonicotinoids.” These pesticides affect the central nervous systems of […]
May 28, 2020

UNStudio to transform Gyeongdo Island into a sustainable tourism destination

UNStudio has unveiled a masterplan to transform South Korea’s Gyeongdo Island into a new, 470,000-square-meter leisure destination that puts the spotlight on nature. The design celebrates […]