A list of articles showcasing innovative individuals and technologies working to build a sustainable economy that protects our planet.
Circling a circular carbon economy
The circular carbon economy is still in its infancy, and realizing it will require innovative processes for capturing and utilizing carbon.
Modified theory of gravity eliminates the need for dark energy
Many physicists are still skeptical that dark energy can fully explain gravity, and are therefore exploring alternative theories.
New type of superconductor discovered
For decades, it was thought that only two types of superconductors existed, but a new study has just uncovered a third.
Making edible pigments from photonic materials
Using a derivative of cellulose, researchers explore making a natural food colorant from materials whose surfaces manipulate light.
Powerful diagnostic approach uses light to detect virtually all forms of cancer
Using Raman spectroscopy as a means of detection, researchers have built an extensive database of signatures to detect any cancer.
Decisive push brings the first artificial intestine closer
Engineered tissue mimics the contractions of the small intestine to break down artificial materials simulating partially digested food.
Hatice Mutlu: Circular chemistry through degradable, metamorphosing polymers
Chemist Hatice Mutlu applies zero-waste methods to create biodegradable polymers that can be used perpetually.
The complex path to the development of the infant microbiome
The infant microbiome can be built from a dizzying array of different sources.
Novel lung model to test drugs and understand infections
New lung model raises hopes for more realistic modeling of new drugs and therapies.