Daily Archives: August 2, 2019

Climate Change Has Made Our Stormwater Infrastructure Obsolete

https://earther.gizmodo.com/climate-change-has-made-our-stormwater-infrastructure-o-1836909668 We are not ready for the extreme rainfall coming with climate change. A quick dramatic thunderstorm in New York on Wednesday flooded Staten Island so badly that brown murky water joined bus riders for their evening ride home. It’s … Continue reading

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Scientists are making human-monkey hybrids in China

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614052/scientists-are-making-human-monkey-hybrids-in-china/ In a controversial first, a team of researchers have been creating embryos that are part human and part monkey, reports the Spanish daily El País. Daring biologist: According to the newspaper, the Spanish-born biologist Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte, who … Continue reading

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How to Generate Electricity — From Rust

https://www.techbriefs.com/component/content/article/1348-tb/stories/blog/34987-how-to-generate-electricity-from-rust?Itemid=690 Scientists from Caltech and Northwestern University have found a way to generate electricity by combining saltwater with one of life’s more undesirable compounds: rust. via NASA Tech Briefs https://ift.tt/2BVPq4O August 2, 2019 at 01:12PM

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