How much of the Amazon rainforest would it take to print the Internet?
Students from the University of Leicester have calculated how much paper would be required to physically print the Internet as we know it - and have found that, despite the Internet's enormous size, less than ...
Review: Paperless society remains a distant dream
The dream of a paperless society may need to be crumpled and tossed out due to the realities of American life.
Integrating and visualizing primary biodiversity data from prospective and legacy taxonomic literature
XML markup of taxonomic research and specimen data is a valuable tool for structuring the incessantly accumulating biodiversity knowledge. It allows for the opportunity to collectively use the currently fragmented ...
Toward 'green' paper-thin, flexible electronics
The rapid evolution of gadgets has brought us an impressive array of "smart" products from phones to tablets, and now watches and glasses. But they still haven't broken free from their rigid form.
How "time is money" thinking can hurt the environment
Thinking "time is money" can be a barrier for people to act in environmentally friendly ways, even for tasks like recycling that take mere seconds, according to UBC research.