Green Technology

An epic solar car race begin across Australian desert

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An epic 3,000km solar car race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected to showcase new technology that could help develop future commercial vehicles got underway Sunday. The World Solar Challenge began across the desert heart of Australia with 42 solar cars with speeds of 90-100kmh powered by the sun. The World Solar ...

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Plastic-eating caterpillars could help get rid of the world’s waste

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Cambridge University researchers have found that the larvae of the moth named Galleria Mellonella can munch on plastic and degrade it, just like their full-grown versions can eat beehive wax.  Experiments show the insect can break down the chemical bonds of plastic in a similar way to digesting beeswax. Plastic pollution is increasing every year, currently producing 80 million tonnes ...

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Sundance goes green as VR makers aim to save the planet

When consumers get excited about advances in virtual reality, they are usually thinking about video gaming, new and immersive movie-watching or — let’s face it — pornography. But a number of projects presented at the Sundance Film Festival have a loftier goal in mind — saving the planet. The annual get-together for indie filmmakers and fans in the Utah mountains ...

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