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Food Choices Can Squander Environmental Resources

Written by , on March 28, 2018

It is often estimated that about a third of the food produced for human consumption globally is lost or wasted. But an even bigger waste, which is not included in this estimate, may be through dietary choices that result in the squandering of environmental resources.   Read more »

Sponge Material Soaks Up and Releases Spilled Oil

Written by , on March 7, 2017

Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois have developed a new material can absorb up to 90 times its own weight in spilled oil and then be squeezed out like a sponge and reused.  Read more »