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With the right tools, we can mine cities

From 1900 to 2010, the amount of materials accumulated in buildings and infrastructure across the world increased 23-fold. We are depleting our resources at unprecedented rates. Instead of extracting dwindling raw materials ...

dateDec 04, 2017 in Engineering
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Video: The environmental impact of online shopping

With the busy holiday shopping season in full swing, have you ever thought about the carbon footprint of where and how you shop? The latest episode of the "Climate Lab" video series—produced jointly by the University of ...

dateNov 20, 2017 in Environment
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Stressed seedlings in space

Life on Earth has a myriad of problems, but gravity isn't one of them – staying grounded means organisms can soak up the light and heat that enables growth. 

dateNov 08, 2017 in Space Exploration
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