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A clean way to extract rare earth metals

Rare earth metals—those 17 chemically similar elements at the bottom of the periodic table—are in almost every piece of technology we use from cell phones to wind turbines to electric cars. Because these elements are ...

dateJun 20, 2016 in Materials Science
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Fishing gaps called malnutrition threat

The world won't be able to fish its way to feeding 10 billion people by mid-century, but a shift in management practices could save hundreds of millions of fish-dependent poor from malnutrition, according to an analysis led ...

dateJun 16, 2016 in Ecology
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Discovering soil-less farming

As the world's population continues to climb, the climate continues to change, and issues of water and food scarcity arise, interest in alternative farming mechanisms is growing. Jiyoo Jye, M.Des. '16, a recent graduate of ...

dateJun 02, 2016 in Environment
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