Nature – Researchers are struggling to assess the dangers of nondegradable compounds used in clothes, foams and food wrappings.
HuffPost – Here’s what corporations don’t want you to know.
IEEE Spectrum – Researchers used the chip to test a simple neural net and identify numerals with 100 percent accuracy.
HuffPost – Lition Energy uses blockchain to connect consumers directly with renewable power plants.
New York Times – After a vote (and a century of research), the standard measure for mass is redefined, and the long reign of Le Grand K is ended.
HuffPost – Scientists say there’s more to the pollution problem than the huge masses of debris that grab public attention.
HuffPost – If the much-hyped system is a success, the tricky question is how to deal with all the plastic waste it will bring back.
New York Times – Museum conservators are racing to figure out how to preserve modern artworks and historical objects that are disintegrating.
New York Times – Decades ago, synthetic polymers became popular because they were cheap and durable. Now, scientists are creating material that self-destructs or breaks down for reuse on command.